Sega’s latest mini console isn’t exclusive to Japan.
A promotional video shared by Sega today can confirm that the Sega Genesis Mini 2 will be available to purchase in North America later this year. The mini console, which is called the Mega Drive Mini 2 in Japan, is scheduled to go on sale in North America on Thursday, October 27.
SEGA Genesis Mini 2 blasts its way to North America on October 27th!— SEGA (@SEGA) July 13, 2022
☑ SEGA Genesis Mini 2 boasts even more power!
☑ Over 50 classic games, previously unreleased on the Genesis Mini!
☑ AND includes SEGA CD titles!#SEGA #GenesisMini2 pic.twitter.com/IRZubeEy9i
Sega fans who pick up the Genesis Mini 2 will find a copy of the console’s iconic six-button controller and a mix of 50 classic Genesis, Mega CD, and Sega CD titles built in, including Sonic CD, Outrun, Virtua Racing, and Vectorman 2. A “never-released bonus game” has also been teased on the mini console’s official website.
Sega Genesis Mini 2 titles:
- After Burner 2 (Genesis)
- Alien Soldier (Genesis)
- Bonanza Bros (Genesis)
- Fantasy Zone (Genesis)
- Lightening Force (Genesis)
- Mansion of Hidden Souls (Sega CD)
- Night Striker (Mega CD)
- OutRunners (Genesis)
- Outrun (Genesis)
- Rainbow Islands Extra (Genesis)
- Rolling Thunder 2 (Genesis)
- Shining Force (Sega CD)
- Shining in the Darkness (Genesis)
- Silpheed (Sega CD)
- Sonic 3D Blast (Genesis)
- Sonic CD (Sega CD)
- Splatterhouse 2 (Genesis)
- Star Mobile (Genesis)
- Super Hang On (Genesis)
- The Ninja Warriors (Mega CD)
- The Ooze (Genesis)
- Vectorman 2 (Genesis)
- Virtua Racing (Genesis)
The Sega Genesis Mini 2 will be available exclusively from Amazon when it launches in late October, according to a header image on the official website. It is currently listed for $103.80 on Amazon (shipped and sold by Amazon Japan). The original Sega Genesis Mini launched for $79.99, so that might be a more accurate price.
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