Bidding on a limited-edition 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 has come to an end on Yahoo Auctions in Japan, with one user securing the console for ¥15,135,000 - that's around $129,000, The Wall Street Journal confirms.
Sony began its auction of the console, which features the coveted "00001" unit number, last weekend. According to the official Yahoo! Auction page, the console received 1,585 bids and started with a bid of ¥1.
"We appreciate all who participated in the auction and are surprised at the highest bid price, which was higher than our expectations," a Sony representative told The Wall Street Journal. The money will be donated to Save The Children Japan.
The special edition of the PlayStation 4 was designed to look like the original, gray PlayStation and comes with a matching controller. Only 12,300 of the special edition consoles are being produced globally.
Sony has used a few different methods for selling the limited-edition console. In Japan it used a lottery-based preorder system, while in Spain, 350 of the consoles were auctioned off with all proceeds going to non-profits UNICEF and Juegaterapia. In the United States, the consoles were put up for sale Saturday for $499.99 at the Sony online store.