Sega Mega Drive

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Sega Mega Drive / Sega Genesis
Sega Mega Drive, European/Australasian (PAL) version.
Manufacturer Sega
Type Video game console
Generation Fourth generation era
Units sold Worldwide: 39.70 million[cn 1]
Media ROM cartridge
CPU Motorola 68000
Online services Sega Meganet, Sega Channel, XBAND
Best-selling game Sonic the Hedgehog 2,
6 million (as of June 2006)[6]
Predecessor Sega Master System
Successor Sega Saturn

The Sega Mega Drive (メガドライブ Mega Doraibu?), called the Sega Genesis in North America is a 16-bit video game console made by Sega.

Content Notes[change | change source]

  1. Units Sold 39.70 Million[1]
    US 20 Million[2]
    Other: 3.50 Million (Other Asia, AU, etc.)[3]
    Tec Toy: 2 Million South America (as of August 31, 2005)[4]
    Majesco: 2 Million[4]
    Sega Nomad: 1 Million[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Pricey. "Mega Drive sales figures - an update". Retrieved 2010-01-02. 
  2. Stephanie Strom. "Sega Enterprises Pulls Its Saturn Video Console From the U.S. Market". Retrieved 2010-01-02. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Mr. Saturn. "Mega Drive/Genesis/Nomad History" (in German). Retrieved 2010-01-02. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 Alucard em Quarta-feira (2005-08-31). "A História do Mega Drive" (in Portuguese). gamehall.uol.com.br. Retrieved 2008-03-06. 
  5. Blake Snow (2007-07-30). "The 10 Worst-Selling Handhelds of All Time". GamePro.com. Retrieved 2010-01-02. 
  6. Boutros, Daniel (2006-08-04). "Sonic the Hedgehog 2". A Detailed Cross-Examination of Yesterday and Today's Best-Selling Platform Games. Gamasutra. Retrieved 2007-10-28.