Nintendo and Sony Together Consolidate Prototype to Auction
“Nintendo PlayStation”, the first console produced by Nintendo and Sony, will be sold through the auction. The device, which has not been released before, is an extremely rare product and is expected to be sold at a fairly high price.
The Nintendo PlayStation prototype, which brings together two of the world’s most established brands, will be auctioned in February. Developed in collaboration with Nintendo and Sony, the product is the legendary product of the gaming world that hasn’t been put into production and will change hands for the first time in 10 years. The console will be sold at the auction held by Heritage Auctions in February 2020.
Known as the “Play Station”, it can run standard Super Famicom cartridge games made by Sony and also has a CD-ROM drive. Disputes between Nintendo and Sony led to the cancellation of the project in 1991, and Sony continued to produce its own proprietary PlayStation console in 1994.
A man named Terry Diebold inadvertently purchased an extremely rare prototype of a former Sony manager at an auction in 2009. In 2015, his son rediscovered the machine in the attic and created excitement by legendary console gaming communities and collectors. Since then, Diebold and his son have been presenting the Nintendo PlayStation to world-class gaming exhibitions and fairs.
Diebold sales decision, “I can not continue to lose money. I worked hard with him traveling and did nothing. Every trip with him cost the money I spent on my pocket.” he explained. Diebold had previously rejected a $ 1.2 million offer from someone in Norway.
Heritage Auctions, Super Mario Bros. in February. NES had sold the cartridge for $ 100,000 and the Nintendo PlayStation is expected to be sold at a very high price.