The Nintendo 64 often abbreviated as N64 is Nintendo's third home video game console, and its third home video game console for the international market. Named for its 64 bit processor, it was released on June 23, 1996 in Japan, September 29, 1996 in North America and Brazil, March 1, 1997 in Europe and Australia, and September 1, 1997 in France (the system also saw a release in South America, albeit an unofficial one).

It was released with two launch games (Super Mario 64 and Pilotwings 64) plus one in Japan (Saikyō Habu Shōgi). The N64's suggested retail price was US$199 at its launch.


A Nintendo 64