Commodore demonstrated the CD32 at the World of Commodore Amiga show in September 1993.  It was based on Commodore’s Advanced Graphics Architecture chipset, and is of similar specification to the Amiga 1200 computer. On its release, the CD32 was marketed by Commodore as “the world’s first 32-bit CD games console”. In the Christmas period following its launch, the CD32 accounted for 38% of all CD-ROM drive sales in the UK, exceeding sales of the Mega-CD. The AmigaCD32 could have been a big seller but the XOR patent killed the legacy and even Commodore went bust a long with it. With ‘Amiga CD32 launcher’ including over 1.5GB of AmigaCD32 games you will be able to rejoice this momentum on your Wintel machine…

More news: Generation Amiga magazine

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