Sega has suggested that high costs caused by the pandemic are preventing it from producing a Dreamcast or Saturn mini console.
Sega’s latest mini console, the Mega Drive Mini 2, was announced earlier this week.
“Some of you may say ‘this isn’t a Sega Saturn Mini’ or ‘I wanted a Dreamcast mini’, it’s not that we didn’t think about that direction”, Okunari said of the new Mega Drive console.
Dreamcast was Segaâs final home console, marking the end of the Japanese companyâs near-20-year stint in the console hardware market.
Further reading Sega Genesis Mini 2 – every game confirmed Find out which Genesis and Sega CD games will be coming to Sega's new console.
The Mega Drive Mini 2 will include 50 Mega Drive and Mega CD titles, including arcade ports and what Sega describes as a “mysterious new work”.
The first Mega Drive Mini was released in 2019 and included 42 games, with the libraries differing per region. »