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The initial prices for a video game system. The cheapest was the GameCube and the most expensive was the Neo Geo ($990 inflating to 2006 dollars), accounting for inflation.[1] The Atari 5200 cost $683 in 2006 dollars.

Launch prices

Launch prices (adjusted for inflation)

System Released U.S. price Japan price United Kingdom price Details
Nintendo Entertainment System $199
$249.99
1. Pack-in game (Super Mario Bros.)
2. R.O.B. accessory, NES Zapper, and 2 games, Duck Hunt and Gyromite
Super Nintendo Entertainment System $199 Pack-in game (Super Mario World)
Nintendo 64 $199
Nintendo GameCube $199 ¥25,000 £129 [2]
Wii $249 ¥25,000 [3] £179 Pack-in game (Wii Sports) except for Japan
Playstation $299 £299 [4]
Playstation 2 $299 ¥39,800 £299 [5]
PlayStation 3 $499
$599
¥49,980 / ¥59,980 [6] £425 (60GB only SKU) [7] 20GB / 60GB models
Xbox 360 $299 / $399 ¥29,000 / ¥39,795 £209.99 / £279.99 No hard drive / 20GB hard drive
Xbox $299 ¥34,800 £300 [8] includes 8GB hard drive
DreamCast $199 £199 [9]
Sega Saturn $399 £399 [10]
3DO $699
SNK Neo Geo $649
Sega Genesis $189
Atari 2600 $199
Atari 7800 $139
Atari 5200 $269
Atari Jaguar $249
TurboGrafx-16 $199
Mattel Intellivision $299
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