Sega’s Mega Drive Mini 2 console will solely have a tenth of the availability in comparison with the earlier retro console in North America.
What’s extra, Western prospects might want to buy the console via Amazon Japan’s storefront as a result of ongoing semiconductor scarcity, stories Polygon.
The console was initially supposed as a Japan-only product, however “through the use of Amazon’s ‘Japan Retailer’ system, we discovered that not less than a small variety of items may very well be offered by way of Amazon.com, so a portion was allotted to make the North American model,” says a Sega consultant.
Amazon lists the console at $108.07, however delivery from Japan provides an additional $21.99, in accordance with Polygon.
The console will launch on twenty seventh October in North America and Japan and embrace over 50 video games put in from each the Mega Drive and Sega CD. Sega additionally boasts video games by no means seen earlier than will likely be included.
Moreover, it should embrace the six-button controller quite than the unique three-button.
A launch date for Europe is but to be introduced – together with value and availability.