"Nintendo PlayStation", the first console produced in cooperation with Nintendo and Sony, went on auction. The device, which was not released before, is expected to find buyers at a very high price.
Bringing together the two most established brands of the console world Nintendo PlayStation prototype went up for auction. Developed in collaboration with Nintendo and Sony, but not in production, the console will change hands for the first time in 10 years. The console is waiting for its new owner at the auction held by Heritage Auctions.
Bids for Nintendo PlayStation reached $ 205,000 in the first 24 hours of the auction. Next Oculus VR's founder, Palmer Luckey, announced on Twitter that he was the owner of the highest offer. Palmer said he owns the world's largest collection of game consoles and is in search of preserving game history. The offer for the classic console is currently $ 310,000 It seems to be at the level.
Also known as "Play Station", the device is manufactured by Sony, standard Super famicom it can run cartridge games and also has a CD-ROM drive. The disputes between Nintendo and Sony caused the project to be canceled in 1991, and Sony continued to produce its own registered PlayStation console in 1994.
A man named Terry Diebold was at an auction in 2009, extremely owned by former Sony CEO Olaf Olafsson. rare prototype bought unwittingly. In 2015, his son rediscovered the attic machine and decided to offer it to the auction for his enthusiasts. Diebold previously rejected a $ 1.2 million offer from someone in Norway. The auction held by Heritage Auctions will end in 21 days. Nintendo PlayStation's auction page from here you can browse.
Video of Nintendo PlayStation in action:
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