Microsoft has partially published the 1999 letter from their attempt to buy Nintendo


Microsoft’s just lately published a particular twentieth anniversary memorial web site and one in every of the gadgets proven is the letter Microsoft despatched when it tried to purchase the Kyoto-based firm earlier than the launch of the authentic Xbox in 1999. The staff at Microsoft clearly wished Nintendo as a primary occasion studio to bolster their first console with huge video games akin to Mario Kart and The Legend of Zelda and so forth. The letter was despatched from Microsoft’s Vice President of Hardware, Rick Thompson, to Nintendo of America’s Executive Vice President of Business Affairs, Jacqualee Story.