SEGA Mega Drive Mini 2 revealed, releases October 27th in Japan

    SEGA announced the SEGA Mega Drive Mini 2 during the New Project Announcement Live Stream. The new mini console releases on October 27th in Japan for 9,980 yen.

    The second Mega Drive mini console is smaller than the original from 2019 and features over 50 SEGA / Mega CD and Genesis / Mega Drive games. The games lineup includes bonus titles not found on the original hardware such as Fantasy Zone. Games may be played in a supported resolution of 480p and 720p.

    A cosmetic Tower Mini 2 add-on will be sold that mimics the original SEGA / Mega CD add-on. The add-on costs 4,500 yen and includes the SEGA / Mega CD 2 Mini, mini cartridge for Virtual Racing, mini disc for Sonic CD, a mounting spacer, and Super 32X Mini spacer. Additional controllers for the SEGA Mega Drive Mini 2 will be sold for 2,500 yen.

    Here are the first few confirmed games for the console:

    SEGA will share more news about the mini console over a series of live streams, which started with the “The Successor to the Legend” stream today, June 3rd. The live streams are named after various subtitles from the popular Yakuza series. Here’s the schedule of upcoming events:

    • June 24 at 20:00 JST – “Fulfiller of Dreams”

    • Mid-July – “The Song of Life”

    • Early August – “Whereabouts of Light and Darkness”

    • Late August – “The Place of Oath”

    The official website for the SEGA Mega Drive Mini 2 is live here. Lastly, check out the official trailers below:

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected]

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