During the past SEGA FES 2019, an event organized by the famous company that owns Sonic The Hedgehog, SEGA presented abundant information on the new classic console that will add to the fashion of the retros: Mega Drive Mini.

Mega Drive Mini: A Barrage of Nostalgia for SEGA Lovers

SEGA Mega Drive Mini will feature 40 sets classics of the legendary 16-bit console pre-installed, among which 10 have already been announced. They are as follows: Sonic The Hedgehog, Ecco The Dolphin, Castlevania: Bloodlines, Space harrier 2, Shining force, Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine, ToeJam & Earl, Comix Zone, Altered beast Y Gunstar Heroes. This list differs from the Japanese (for the moment) in that it contains the titles Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Powerball, Rent-a-Hero Y Madou Monogatari Ichi.

Classic Consoles: A New Option To Relive Old Jewels

If you have played a classic console, you will know that they include a option to record screenshots of the game through which you can continue into another game session. The same will happen in the Mega Drive Mini, and thus you will not have to worry about loading times if you have to repeat a tedious area of ​​the games.

his design it is identical to the original Mega Drive, only that it will be a version in miniature. Like that one, it will have a volume controller, a power button and another reset. The retro console also, in the area of ​​the cartridge reader, will have a purely aesthetic slot to please its buyers. With it you can remember the moments when you blew to try to make the cartridges work.

The controls that the console will include will be the originals of the Mega drive, but the western and Japanese versions will have differences. The western version will have only buttons A, B and C but it will contain two controls, and the Japanese will also include the X, Y and Z buttons, but it will only come with a remote included.

In its rear, Mega Drive Mini has a HDMI port to be able to use it with your / or television / monitor, and with a micro USB connection to connect it with your power supply.

his expected release date is from Sep 19, 2019 and will have a RRP € 79.99. The console will join the Nintendo NES Mini Classic, Nintendo SNES Mini Classic and Playstation Classic, released in recent times to commemorate the great times in which they were launched. We’ll keep you posted on any new information about Mega Drive Mini from the newsroom, so stay tuned!