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Sony PlayStation

Initially launched in December 1994, the PlayStation console made its US debut on September 9, 1995 with a launch price of $299. If instead of buying the PlayStation on launch day, you had invested in Sony stock, your shares would be worth an estimated $473 today (or $441 after fees).
Release Date9 September 1995 (Japan: 3 December 1994)
Release Price$299.00 (Japan: 37,000)
Company (ticker)Sony (NYSE: SNE)
Share Price (as of)USD 39.20 (31 August 2017)
Est. Value (with fees)$473 ($441)
Est. Return1.58x price, 2.1% IRR
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