The Sega Mega Drive Is Getting a Re-Release in Brazil

Due to huge demand, tech manufacturer Tectoy will release a new, fully licensed version of the 28 year-old Sega Mega Drive (known as the Genesis in North America) in Brazil.

As reported by Gizmodo, the Mega Drive continues to sell around 150,000 units a year in Brazil (equivalent to the number of PS4s sold), due in part to Sega definitively winning the Sega-Nintendo “console war” in the country.

Tectoy’s new version of the console will retail at approximately USD $120, come installed with 22 games (including Altered Beast, Golden Axe and Sonic 3), and be fully compatible with original cartridges – it will not, however, support HDMI playback, using the original console’s AV cables.

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