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  SEGA MEGA DRIVE CLASSICS COMING TO NINTENDO SWITCH
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09/18/2018
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

London, England – September 18th, 2018 – SEGA® Europe Ltd. is excited to announce that after a successful launch on PlayStation® 4 and Xbox® One earlier this year, SEGA Mega Drive Classic is finally set to release both digitally and physically on Nintendo Switch™ this winter, with some brand-new features.

Check out the announcement trailer here: https://youtu.be/VgTmwd1xeF8 

Hot on the heels of the SEGA AGES™ titles announced last week and set to launch during the Tokyo Gaming Show, SEGA continues a winter of bringing great classics to the portable Switch. Retro fans can now finally play the Mega Drive collection on their way to school or work, in their lunch break or basically anywhere on the go! SEGA Mega Drive Classics has over 50 retro favourites to experience across every genre: arcade action, shooters, beat’m ups, puzzlers and hidden gems, with a raft of modern features. Exclusively for the Nintendo Switch players can now compete in same-screen local coop mode and use each Joy-Con individually if desired. Familiar features like online multiplayer, achievements, mirror modes, rewind and save states are all part of the collection for everyone to revisit and enjoy.

The physical edition of SEGA Mega Drive Classics is now available for pre-order from US and EMEA retailers. Details of the digital pre-order will soon be announced. For all the latest information about SEGA and the SEGA Mega Drive Classics visit: www.megadriveclassics.com and  www.sega.co.uk.

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About SEGA® Europe Ltd.

SEGA Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Games Co., Ltd., and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe. SEGA wholly owns the video game development studios Creative Assembly, Relic Entertainment, Amplitude Studios, Sports Interactive and Hardlight. SEGA Europe’s website is located at www.sega.co.uk.