September 1971 – First Coin-Operated Video Game Installed

The Galaxy Game is the earliest known coin-operated computer or video game. It was installed at the Tresidder Union at Stanford University in September, 1971, two months before the release of Computer Space, the first mass-produced such game. Only one unit was built initially, although the game later included several consoles allowing users to play against each other.

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