SEGA has announced SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive Mini 2. It will launch on October 27 for 9,980 yen in Japan.
At 120.8mm in width, 32.3mm in height, and 116.5mm in length, the mini console will be even smaller than the original Genesis / Mega Drive Mini. It will feature over 50 SEGA / Mega CD and Genesis / Mega Drive games, including “bonus titles” that were not available for the original consoles (such as Fantasy Zone). The platform supports output resolutions of 720p and 480p.
The first few titles to be confirmed are as follows:
- Cartridge Titles
- SEGA / Mega CD Titles
A cosmetic Genesis / Mega Drive Tower Mini 2 add-on will also be available for 4,500 yen, which includes a SEGA / Mega CD 2 Mini, mini cartridge for Genesis / Mega Drive title Virtua Racing, mini disc for SEGA / Mega CD title Sonic the Hedgehog CD, Genesis / Mega Drive Mini mounting spacer, and Super 32X Mini mounting spacer.
Additional Fighting Pad 6B controllers will also be available for 2,500 yen.
SEGA also announced the Genesis / Mega Drive Mini 2 live stream schedule, which are all named after subtitles from the Yakuza series:
- June 3 at 20:00 JST – “The Successor to the Legend” – This was the announcement live stream, which is now over.
- June 24 at 20:00 JST – “Fulfiller of Dreams”
- Mid-July – “The Song of Life”
- Early August – “Whereabouts of Light and Darkness”
- Late August – “The Place of Oath”
Watch a set of trailers below. Visit the official website here.