Younger gamers may not realize it, but at one time Sony and Nintendo were working on a CD-based console together to supplement the Super Nintendo (much like the Sega-CD). This ended up falling apart, Sony went on to create the PlayStation, and Nintendo focused on the N64. How far along was the console between Sony and Nintendo though?

It appears that a prototype of the console has been discovered. A poster on Reddit found one of the systems that his father had given to him.

My dad worked for a company, apparently one of the guys he used to work with, I think his name was Olaf, used to work at Nintendo and when my dads company went bankrupt, my dad found it in a box of “junk” he was supposed to throw out.

Olaf more than likely Olaf Olafsson, who was head of Sony at the time of development of the PlayStation and worked with Nintendo on the deal. If this really is a prototype system, this could be considered one of the holy grails of retro gaming discovery. Check out the gallery below and let us know what you think of this discovery!

Written by Shawn Long

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