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Sega's Mega Drive Mini console has been delayed in Europe

Sega will miss their global September 19th release date

SEGA's Mega Drive/Genesis Mini Consoles Become Available for Pre-Order

Sega's Mega Drive Mini console has been delayed in Europe

Sega has delayed the European release of their Mega Drive/Genesis Mini console in Europe, citing "unavoidable logistical challenges". Before now, Sega was targetting a global September 19th release date, but now the European and Middle East release date has been pushed back to October 4th. 

With the release of their classic console, Sega plans to deliver users a total of 42 games, which includes the rare Mega Drive version of Tetris and Darius, a game that never officially released on the platform. At launch, SEGA's Mega Drive and Genesis Mini consoles will cost £69.99 in the UK, €79.99 in Europe and $79.99 in the US.

Right now we know that the console ships with two USB controllers, a Micro-USB power input and an HDMI display output. SEGA's Mega Drive Mini console is currently available for pre-order, 

Hopefully, SEGA's mini consoles will offer a high enough level of emulation quality to satisfy both hardcore Genesis/Mega Drive fans and casual gamers alike, an not act as a repeat of Sony's failings with the PlayStation Classic.

Sega released the following statement regarding the delay of their Mega Drive Mini console.
 

     We are committed to a successful launch for consumers in all territories, and this step will ensure we can meet demand and fulfil all the individual pre-orders and retail orders in Europe and the Middle East at the same time,

Customers in those regions are still able to preorder from participating retailers and those who have already preordered will only have to wait an extra two weeks for their little box full of retro magic.


SEGA's Mega Drive/Genesis Mini Consoles Become Available for Pre-Order
 

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Below is every game that will release on Sega's Mega Drive mini console. 

  1. Sonic The Hedgehog
  2. Ecco the Dolphin
  3. Castlevania: Bloodlines
  4. Space Harrier 2
  5. Shining Force
  6. Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
  7. ToeJam & Earl
  8. Comix Zone
  9. Altered Beast
  10. Gunstar Heroes
  11. Earthworm Jim
  12. Sonic The Hedgehog 2
  13. Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
  14. World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck
  15. Contra: Hard Corps
  16. Thunder Force III
  17. Super Fantasy Zone
  18. Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
  19. Streets of Rage 2
  20. Landstalker
  21. Mega Man: The Wily Wars
  22. Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition
  23. Ghouls ‘n Ghosts
  24. Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
  25. Beyond Oasis
  26. Golden Axe
  27. Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millennium
  28. Sonic The Hedgehog Spinball
  29. Vectorman
  30. Wonder Boy in Monster World
  31. Tetris
  32. Darius
  33. Road Rash II
  34. Strider
  35. Virtua Fighter 2
  36. Alisia Dragoon
  37. Kid Chameleon
  38. Monster World IV
  39. Eternal Champions
  40. Columns
  41. Dynamite Headdy
  42. Light Crusader
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