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Panasonic’s “Q” Not for Sale in the U.S.

Panasonic announced that it would not be releasing a hybrid DVD player and Nintendo Gamecube video game console, set for a December launch in Japan, in the United States.

Game Developer

November 6, 2001

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While the Gamecube itself uses a smaller disc than the standard DVD format and is unable to play DVDs, its two main competitors in the U.S. console market, the Microsoft Xbox and the Sony Playstation 2, both can play DVDs. The Panasonic “Q” will be available in Japan on December 14 for $325.

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