The “world’s first gold gaming consoles” have been officially unveiled in UAE by retail giant Jumbo Electronics.
The company said in a statement:
Nadeem Khanzadah, head-Retail at Jumbo Electronics, said: “With the Middle East gaming market estimated to be worth over $1 billion according to Gartner, events such as GAMES14 play a crucial role in connecting game developers, console manufacturers and vendor-partners with end-users, and help to leverage the growing potential of gaming in the region.
“We are particularly excited to be launching the most unique and valuable gaming consoles in the world at GAMES14, specially created by Gatti. Available to both Xbox and PS4 fans, the high-end materials and exquisite detailing of the gold consoles make it a great collectible item for gamers who love luxury.”
Jumbo said that along with Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation consoles, it will have gaming PCs from Alienware, Razer, Asus, Lenovo and Acer.
Designed by Italian jeweler Gatti, the consoles are housed in special cases made from rose gold. They will cost about AED 50,000 ($13,600) and can be purchased at the event.