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The Sega Genesis Mini 2 will be available in October

The new mini console will set you back about $100.

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The first Sega Genesis Mini released back in 2019, and now, Sega is back with a follow-up version. The Sega Genesis Mini 2 is coming to North America on October 27.

So, obviously, the main question here is – what’s different about the Genesis Mini 2? According to Sega, it boasts “even more power” and includes new games.

With the new version, gamers can expect “unreleased” titles that didn’t make their way to the first miniature console. Additionally, the Genesis Mini 2 adds Sega CD titles.

Sadly, it doesn’t look like it will be getting a direct US release, but dedicated players should still be able to snag one from Japan through Amazon.

The Genesis Mini 2 will be packed with games

In total, there will be over 50 games available for people to enjoy. If you are curious about which games will be available on the tiny console, check out the full list below.

All the games included with the Sega Genesis Mini 2

  • Ecco The Dolphin Sega CD version
  • Ecco: The Tides of Time
  • Final Fight CD
  • Mansion of Hidden Souls
  • Night Striker
  • Night Trap
  • Robo Aleste
  • Sewer Shark
  • Shining Force CD
  • Slipheed
  • Sonic CD
  • The Ninja Warriors
  • After Burner II
  • Alien Soldier
  • Atomic Runner
  • Bonanza Brothers
  • ClayFighter
  • Crusader of Centy
  • Desert Strike
  • Earthworm Jim 2
  • Elemental Master
  • Fatal Fury 2
  • Gain Ground
  • Golden Axe II
  • Granada
  • Hellfire
  • Herzog Zwei
  • Lightening Force: Quest for the Darkstar
  • Midnight Resistance
  • OutRun
  • OutRunners
  • Phantasy Star II
  • Populous
  • Rainbow Islands Extra
  • Ranger X
  • Rister
  • Rolling Thunder 2
  • Shadow Dancer
  • Shining Force II
  • Shining in the Darkness
  • Sonic 3D Blast
  • Splatterhouse 2
  • Streets of Rage 3
  • Super Hang-On
  • Super Street Fighter II
  • The Ooze
  • The Revenge of Shinobi
  • TomJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron
  • Truxton
  • Vectorman 2
  • Viewpoint
  • Virtua Racing
  • Warsong
  • Fantasy Zone
  • Star Mobile
  • Spatter
  • Super Locomotive
  • Devi & Pii
  • Puyo Puyo Sun
  • Space Harrier 2

As you can see, Sega is going all-out and planning a ton of great games for players to check out.

Sega Genesis Mini owners can use their controllers with the new console

Another important note is that owners of the previous version will still be able to use their controllers with the new mini console.

That said, the new version does come with the six-button Genesis controller, whereas the first version used the three-button controller.

Also, if you couldn’t tell, the Genesis Mini 2 has an updated casing to match newer generations of the original console.

We don’t know the exact price of the Sega Genesis Mini 2 (most likely under $100), but there is already an Amazon page set up for it, where it will be sold exclusively.

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