July 16, 2013

Nintendo launched the Famicom video game console on July 15th 1983 and sold over 63 million units

"On July 15, 1983, Kyoto-based Nintendo Co. launched the Family Computer video game console, or “Famicom.” Priced at ¥14,800, more than 63 million units of the iconic white, red and gold machine were sold worldwide, laying the foundations for today’s gaming industry." 

Source: Nintendo brought arcade games into homes 30 years ago
July 15th 2013 
Japan Times

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