Singapore—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 the 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 the SEGA Genesis Mini console, 2 USB-connected controllers, an HDMI cable, and a power cable. The replica unit is around 55% smaller than the original console, and comes with various replica ports and a sliding volume control. The controllers will also feature the classic 3-button layout from the original SEGA Genesis. 

The Classsic Sega Genesis

The console will come pre-loaded with 42 classic games that were developed originally for the SEGA Genesis, including: Castlevania: Bloodlines, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Tetris

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 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 fans, and gamers in general [will] 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.

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