Microsoft MSX2+

After 1986, Microsoft stopped with supporting MSX and ASCII in Japan took over further development of the MSX system. Due to ASCII's lack of interest in European market the MSX2+ was never manufactured and sold outside Japan. Rumours and plans...

Name Microsoft MSX2+
Release Date
Developer Microsoft
Manufacturer Various
Max Controllers
Cpu Zilog Z80A
Memory 64 KB minimum, 128 KB common, 512 KB some
Graphics Yamaha V9958
Sound Yamaha YM2149
Display 256×212
Media Cassette tape, Cartridge, Floppy disk
Notes After 1986, Microsoft stopped with supporting MSX and ASCII in Japan took over further development of the MSX system. Due to ASCII's lack of interest in European market the MSX2+ was never manufactured and sold outside Japan. Rumours and plans existed in the Netherlands to make a European MSX2+, but they never came to reality.
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