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Launch prices (adjusted for inflation)

The Launch Price is the initial price for a video game system. The cheapest was the GameCube and the most

Launch Prices[]

Handhelds[]

System Released U.S. price Japan price UK price Details
Game Boy 1989

July

$89 £69.99 Inc. Pack-in game (Tetris)
Virtual Boy 1995

August

$179
Game Boy Color 1998

November

$69
Game Boy Advance 2001

June

$99
Nintendo DS 2004

November

$149
Nintendo 3DS 2011

March

$249
Nintendo Switch 2017

March

$299

$199

£280
PSP 2005

March

$249
Playstation Vita 2012

February

$249
Atari Lynx 1989

September

$179
Sega Game Gear 1991

April

$149
Sega Nomad 1995

October

$180
TurboExpress 1990

December

$249
Game.com 1997

September

$69
Neo Geo Pocket 1999

August

$69
WonderSwan 1999

March

¥4,800
N-Gage 2003

October

$299
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