Donny Fillerup, from Consolevariations, made a post confirming the purchase of the prototype and detailing what is different between it and the commercial model of the console, which was sold in stores.
One of the most substantial differences is the GameCube cover with a transparent window that has LED lights inside, which you can see lit up. in this video from YouTube, recorded during the reveal of the video game at Space World 2000.
The prototype also features a larger amount of ventilation holes on the side and does not have an air filter on the back, in addition to several other differences.
With the acquisition, Fillerup was finally able to assemble prototypes for both the GameCube itself and the console’s controller, which also stands out with its M-shape and a “menu” button where the d-pad would appear in the final design of the game. control.