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SEGA Announces Genesis Mini 2 North American Release

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SEGA has announced the Genesis Mini 2, along with a release date for North America.

SEGA's new plug-and-play system will be launching as an Amazon exclusive on Oct. 27. The Genesis Mini 2, known as the Mega Drive Mini 2 outside of North America, will be reportedly include over 50 classic titles, including arcade ports, CD games, and a previously unreleased game.

The packaged product will include the following:

  • Genesis Mini 2 console
  • A wired 6-button control pad
  • USB power adapter
  • Power cable
  • HDMI cable

SEGA Announces Genesis Mini 2 North American Release

The system's compact design will be based on the SEGA Genesis Model 2. According to SEGA's website, the following games have so far been confirmed for the system:

  • Sonic CD
  • Shining Force CD
  • Slipheed
  • Mansion of Hidden Souls
  • Night Striker
  • Ninha Wariors
  • Afterburner II
  • OutRun
  • OutRunners
  • Virtua Racing
  • Vectorman 2
  • The Ooze
  • Bonanza Brothers
  • Alien Soldier
  • Rainbow Islands Extra
  • Splatterhouse 2
  • Rolling Thunder 2
  • Lightening Force
  • Fantasy Zone
  • Star Mobile

The console's release follows on from 2019's SEGA Genesis Mini, featurine improved hardware. SEGA have also confirmed that controllers from the previous Genesis Mini will also be compatible with the Genesis Mini 2.