Sega Mega Drive Mini 2 Announced, October 2022 Japan Release; Over 50 Games Planned

Sega has announced that the Sega Mega Drive Mini 2 will be launching in Japan on October 27, 2022, for ¥9,980. Sega CD titles will also be included. Over 50 games will be confirmed for the device, with 720p and 480p outputted resolution options.

Regarding additions, a Mega Drive Tower Mini 2 will be available separately for ¥4,500 and will include the following (thanks, Gematsu):

  • 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
  • Mega Drive Mini mounting spacer
  • Super 32X Mini mounting spacer

Further, Fighting Pad 6B controllers will also be separately purchasable for ¥2,500.

A list of each confirmed game is provided below:

  • Bonanza Bros.
  • Fantasy Zone
  • Magical Taruruto-kun
  • Mansion of Hidden Souls
  • Popful Mail
  • Shining Force CD
  • Shining in the Darkness
  • Silpheed
  • Sonic CD
  • Lightening Force: Quest for the Darkstar,
  • Virtua Racing

The Sega Mega Drive Mini 2 trailer can be viewed below:

The first confirmed wave of games we listed above has a dedicated trailer, viewable below:

You can view the product’s dedicated website for more intricate information.

Sonic Frontiers is releasing for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC in Holiday 2022.


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