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3DO Interactive Multiplayer

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Panasonic 3DO FZ1 with controller connected.

History[edit]

Launch[edit]

The 3DO was launched in 1993 at a cost of $699.[1][2] Time Magazine named the 3DO it's product of the year in 1993.[3]

Legacy[edit]

Discontinued in 1996, about two million 3DO consoles were sold.[1]

Technology[edit]

The Panasonic FZ-1 3DO has a 32 bit ARM architecture CPU clocked at 12.5 megahertz.[2]

The system has 2 megabytes of DRAM, and 1 megabyte of Video RAM.[2][4]

The 3DO uses a custom Clio chip and a custom Madam chip to accelerate certain tasks.[5][6] The 3DO supported texture mapping and anti-aliasing.[7]

Notable games[edit]

1993[edit]

1994[edit]

1995[edit]

Gallery[edit]

FZ1[edit]

FZ-10[edit]

TRY![edit]

Goldstar 3DO[edit]

Controllers[edit]

References[edit]