This may increasingly sound nuts to fashionable avid gamers – these days, consoles such because the PS4 and Xbox One, save video games simply – however again within the 1990s it was a special story.
The now classic Tremendous Nintendo console did not provide the ‘saving’ know-how accessible in the present day and as soon as the batteries that have been retaining saved progress finally died, all progress in your chosen recreation could be misplaced.
Defiant gamer and Twitter consumer Wanikun determined that he wished to maintain on taking part in his Japanese recreation, ‘Umihara Kawase’, so he left his console on – for over a whopping 20 YEARS.
ちなみに、20年以上SFCの電源を入れっぱなしにしてある初代 #海腹川背 は、稼働時間は 18万時間を突破しているものと思われます。 電源落とすとリプレイデータは消失します。たぶん pic.twitter.com/6ZJfLi997x
— Wanikun (@UMIHARAKawase) September 30, 2015
Wanikun shared a picture of his ‘Tremendous Famicom’(the Japanese title for the Tremendous Nintendo) and states that it has been left switched on for over twenty years; tweeting that his console had in reality been on for an astonishing 180,000 hours – or 20 years, six months, two weeks, three days, eight hours and 39 minutes.