About a month and a half in the past, Sega introduced it was launching the Genesis Mini 2, a miniaturized throwback console to the unique Genesis, however it wasn’t initially clear if was sure for the United States or solely releasing in Japan. Shortly after, Sega’s Yosuke Okunari clarified that the Genesis Mini 2 would in actual fact launch globally, however mentioned mentioned “the sales volume is centered on Japan.” If you have been apprehensive it won’t really ship abroad, you’ll be able to put these issues to relaxation.
On Twitter as we speak, Sega introduced a launch date, saying the Genesis Mini 2 “blasts its way to North America” on October 27, 2022. Sega additionally confirmed that it’ll ship with greater than 50 traditional video games to scratch your retro itch, and can embody Sega CD titles in addition.

This quantities to a “completely revamped” model of the Genesis Mini that Sega launched in 2019. Sega mentioned it is rocking improved {hardware} tucked away in a brand new compact design. And this time it comes with a 6-button management pad (wired). If you occurred to personal controllers for the primary Genesis Mini and plan on shopping for the Genesis Mini 2, Sega says these will nonetheless work as nicely.
Sega hasn’t offered a complete listing of the greater than 50 video games that may ship with the console, however did share the next…
Some of the notable entries embody Sonic CD, After Burner II, Outrun, Sonic 3D Blast, Splatterhouse 2, and The Ooze. Beyond the titles you see above, Sega is barely saying that the Genesis Mini 2 will boast a “bigger and more impressive lineup” video games than its predecessor.
According to the Genesis Mini 2 touchdown web page, that is an Amazon unique. It’s really out there to preorder for $103.80 on Amazon without delay. Like the earlier technology mannequin, you’ll join the console to your TV via an HDMI port.