Microsoft Publishes 1999 Letter From Failed Attempt To Buy Nintendo

Over 20 years ago, as Microsoft was gearing up to release the original Xbox, some at the company were concerned that they wouldn’t have enough games to accompany the console at launch. So someone had the bright idea to try to buy Nintendo. Problem solved.

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