Wednesday, June 26, 2019

SEGA Genesis Mini to be Release in South East Asia

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Epicsoft Asia Pte. Ltd. announces it will officially launch the SEGA Genesis Mini in Southeast Asia at the same time as the rest of the world, on 19th of September 2019. 


The retro mini console, which costs USD $79.90 in the USA, will be priced as follows in these countries:



  • Singapore: 119.90 SGD   
  • Malaysia: 359.00 MYR  
  • Thailand: 3,390 THB    
  • Indonesia: 1,499,000 IDR   
  • Philippines: 4,590 PHP

The SEGA Genesis Mini aims to recreate the most notable gaming experiences from the past and will include:  

  • SEGA Genesis Mini console
    • The replica unit is around 55% smaller than the original console, and comes with various replica ports and a sliding volume control
  • 2 USB-connected controllers
  • Designed with the classic 3-button layout from the original SEGA Genesis 
  • HDMI Cable 
  • Power Cable

The console will come pre-loaded with 42 classic games that were developed originally for the SEGA Genesis. Here is the list of the available games:


The release of this console is significant for SEGA, which gave birth to game characters like Sonic the Hedgehog© during the 16-bit videogames era. SEGA Games Company Ltd. Executive Manager Miyazaki Hiroyuki said, “I am really excited to have the opportunity to launch the SEGA Genesis Mini in Asia. SEGA Genesis Mini is not only a game console, but also brings back great memories of SEGA’s history. I hope every Genesis fan, SEGA fan, and gamers, in general, can love this new retro game machine.”

Pre-orders have started for this product at all retail partner outlets in the Southeast Asia region, while online pre-orders will be made available closer to the date of the launch.

The SEGA Genesis Mini recently made headlines at the annual E3 gaming trade event in Los Angeles the USA, where it was available for hands-on previews by the attending guests and media, many of whom gave overwhelming praise for the console:

“I played the Sega Genesis Mini and I’m totally smitten” - Polygon (https://www.polygon.com/2019/6/12/18662133/e3-2019-sega-genesis-mini-impressions-hands-on-games)

“Sega Genesis Mini Hands-on Review: This Beats Nintendo and Sony” – Tom’s Guide(https://www.tomsguide.com/us/sega-genesis-mini,review-6562.html)

About the SEGA Genesis Mini

The SEGA Genesis Mini (sold as SEGA Mega Drive Mini in regions like Japan and Europe) is a tiny-sized recreation of the popular Sega Genesis, first released between 1988-1989 by famous and storied games manufacturer SEGA. The console was extremely popular, garnering over 30 million sales throughout its lifetime.

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