The Nintendo 64
Often referred to as N64.
Named for its 64-bit central processing unit,
it was released in June 1996 in Japan,
September 1996 in North America,
March 1997 in Europe and Australia,
September 1997 in France and
December 1997 in Brazil.
The console's design was mostly finalized by mid-1995, though Nintendo 64's launch was delayed until 1996.
As part of the fifth generation of gaming, the system competed primarily with the PlayStation and the Sega Saturn. The Nintendo 64 was launched with three games: Super Mario 64 , Pilotwings 64, (released worldwide) and Saikyō Habu Shōgi, released only in Japan.
The Nintendo 64's suggested retail price at launch was ¥25,000 in Japan, US$199.99 in North America and £250 in the UK/Europe
With 32.93 million units worldwide, the console was ultimately released in a 18 console variations
and 32 controller variations were sold or used as contest prizes during the system's lifespan.
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