The prototype of the unpublished Akira game is sold on eBay for almost $ 3,000 [VIDEO]

RETRO – The famous work of Katsuhiro Otomo was adapted to Game Boy, SNES and Mega Drive.

Although it did not reach the market, Akira, the famous work of Katsuhiro Otomo came to have two titles in production, a version for Game Boy and another one of 16-bits for Super Nintendo and Megadrive in 1994. After reappearing in the circles of collectors makes some years, the last owner of the cartridges, which contain the version in development for the Nintendo console, has sold them on eBay for $ 2,729.

At the time we told you about the discovery of this Akira prototype for GameBoy, and the different versions of the game not finished that contain the 4 cartridges. With them, you can play the first and last level finished, and the rest unfinished. While this collector planned to extract information from the cartridges and offer fans a downloadable version, he has been forced to abandon this project for personal reasons.

The video that accompanies the text shows this prototype running on a SNES, thanks to the Super Game Boy adapter. In the images published in the auction already finished, you can see the state in which are the cartridges created by the missing studio Black Pearl, on which you can clearly see different dates of the month of June 1994.

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