There are a handful of cheaper 3DO consoles floating around on the web at the moment. The Panasonic 3DO typically sells well over $100. These consoles are priced just under the $100 mark and guaranteed to work according to the sellers. If you're interested in investing in this interesting piece of gaming collectors past, make sure you scoop up one of these bargains soon. You can also perform a general search on eBay for this console here.
- Panasonic 3DO REAL FZ-1 Console SET Tested Working - BIN US $94.99 - Seller in Japan
- Panasonic 3DO Video Game Console System with Hookups Tested and Works - BIN US $99.99 - Seller in Columbia, MD
- Panasonic 3DO FZ-1 REAL Interactive Multiplayer System Console RARE! Bundle - BIN US $134.99 (seller offers make offer) - Seller in Tyler, TX
However, you may not be very familiar with this system. That's alright. The Panasonic 3DO never really gained mainstream acceptance like it's other mid 90's competitors (such as the Sega Saturn or PS1). Like the Xavix Port, the 3DO broke many barriers in the world of video game consoles. It was the first console to offer a disc system in place of cartridges. It was the first 32 bit console. It was the first console with truly high fidelity 16 bit PCM based audio card and Dolby Digital certification. You almost wonder in the world something this powerful could fail so miserably in the market (and fail it did with aplomb). Read more...