The story takes place in 1999, the Year of Destiny, and the beginning of the end of the world. The future of the universe rests on one young man, Kamui Shiro, who must destroy either the ... »
The PSone was still a very viable gaming platform in 1999 with games like Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, and Gran Turismo 2. Sony was also very aggressive about teasing the PlayStation 2 in 1999, which would not debut until 2000, but since the original PSone was such a success, many gamers had no problems holding out in hopes that all of the claims about the power of the PS2 would bear out. The popularity of the PSone did not wane in Japan either, which cut into the adoption of the Dreamcast.
Percentages of a particular order of magnitude are sometimes referred to by the or "class of nines" in the digits. For example, electricity that is delivered without interruptions (, or ) 99.999% of the time would have 5 nines reliability, or class five. In particular, the term is used in connection with or enterprise computing.