At the Sega Fes 2019, Sega announced that the Sega Genesis Mini/Mega Drive Mini will be out globally on 19 September 2019. It will feature a total of 40 games, although titles will be different between the regions of North America, Japan and Europe. There are also two different SKUs, one featuring a single controller while another comes with two.
The iconic SEGA Genesis returns September 19, 2019, with our lovingly crafted SEGA Genesis Mini for $79.99!
Simply plug-in and play 40 of the console's legendary titles, 10 of which we're announcing today.
— SEGA (@SEGA) March 30, 2019
Games confirmed to be out for the Japan version are as follows:
- Gunstar Heroes
- Comix Zone
- Shining Force
- Space Harrier II
- Sonic the Hedgehog 2
- Castlevania: Bloodlines
- Puyo Puyo Tsu
- Madou Monogatari I
The consoles have an HDMI output while the controllers will be USB-based. There are four quick save slots per game, which is convenient. Prices start from JPY 6,980 (MYR 257.01). For more information, you can visit the official site.