Team17 and Studio Koba are today announcing the availability of the one-off Narita Boy: Techno Edition, a premium and exclusive edition of the critically acclaimed action-adventure game that launched on PC and consoles in March.
Partnering with augmented reality pin specialists, Pinfinity, the Narita Boy: Techno Edition features a bespoke full-size Narita Boy arcade cabinet adorned with custom graphics – the only one available for private ownership in the world – a custom game controller, Narita Boy on all available platforms, a gift box of exclusive Narita Boy merchandise, the Narita Boy original game soundtrack, and a set of Narita Boy augmented reality pins by Pinfinity.
The Narita Boy: Techno Edition is available for £7,999/$11,000/€9,185.
Only three other Narita Boy arcade cabinets will exist in the world, housed in games museums as part of the Saving The Arcade World campaign, a partnership between Team17, Studio Koba, The Strong: The National Museum of Play in New York, The National Videogames Museum in Sheffield, UK, and Arcade Vintage: Museo del VideoJuego in Alicante, Spain. All profits from the sale of the Narita Boy: Techno Edition will go to the campaign, which is raising funds for the institiutions’ games preservation projects.
For gamers who want to wield the power of the Trichroma and the Techno-Sword in the augumented reality world, Team17 has partnered with Pinfinity to craft an exclusive series of Narita Boy pin badges. By downloading the Pinfinity app on their iPhone or Android smartphones, they’ll be able see key animated sequences from the game, as well as hear some of the soundtrack.
Mich Davis, Head of Marketing Team17, said:
“After collaborating with Pinfinity on the Worms collection earlier this year, we were very pleased to have the opportunity to work with them again, not only on the Narita Boy augmented reality pins, but the Narita Boy: Techno Edition as well. The edition is a unique opportunity for a retro games fan to enjoy Narita Boy, as well as support the incredible work of our Saving The Arcade World partners, and we couldn’t be happier to host the sale via Pinfinity.”
Caleb Paullus, Co-Founder and CCO, Pinfinity, said:
“We are excited to be working with Team17 and Studio Koba to bring Narita Boy and the Digital Kingdom to life through our augmented reality pins. We love the game and its retro arcade vibes and hope the fans will be excited at what surprises they find when they receive and scan their limited edition pin set.”
The Narita Boy: Techno Edition is available to buy directly from the Pinfinity website.