SEGA Mega Drive Mini – Worldwide release September 19th

SEGA Mega Drive Mini – Worldwide release September 19th

SEGA‘s Mega Drive Mini has been in the works for a while now. Finally, the company announced a release date at SEGA FES 2019.


It will be launching worldwide on September 19th.  There will be a standard version for 6,980 yen, or approximately $70 USD, and a two-controller version that will be 8,980 yen, or approximately $90 USD.

The SEGA Mega Drive Mini will contain 40 titles, and SEGA has announced the first 10. The list of games will vary, depending on the region. 

Confirmed games Sega Mega Drive Mini

  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • Puyo Puyo 2
  • Shining Force
  • Castlevania: Bloodlines
  • Powerball
  • Gunstar Heroes
  • Comix Zone
  • Rent A Hero
  • Space Harrier II
  • Madou Monogatari I

The Mega Drive Mini is being developed by M2, and is set to have new menu music by prolific former Sega composer Yuzo Koshiro. The physical unit itself has various sliding switches and you can also push down the cartridge slot cover, recreating the original console’s buttons.

The console has HDMI output, and the Genesis/Mega Drive controllers are USB-based.

The mini console will have four quick save slot options for each game where you can save your immediate progress, like other mini consoles. Furthermore, the Mega Drive Mini will have various language options, and games like Castlevania: Bloodlines will change its title based on what region language it’s in.

Are you going to get a Sega Mega Drive Mini when they release?