SEGA Genesis Classics coming to consoles May 29th, 2018

Sega is getting all retro on us again by today announcing that the SEGA Genesis Classics collection is heading to the PS4 and Xbox One. Why is it not announced for the Switch yet… we have no idea! The SEGA Genesis Classics release will hit retail and digital and will include over 50 Genesis/MegaDrive titles.

Either way it’s headed to at least 2 consoles on May 29th, 2018. The already existing PC version will apparently get an update too. See some screens, a punny press release and the announcement trailer.

SEGA Genesis Classics is coming to PS4 and Xbox One!:

SEGA Genesis Classics is coming to PS4 and Xbox One!

SEGA Europe Ltd. has an Altered Beast of an announcement certain to create an Alien Storm amongst the Shining Force of retro SEGA fans out there, as SEGA Genesis Classics is set to release both digitally and physically for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on May 29, 2018.

The collection has over 50 retro classics to experience across every genre; arcade action, shooters, beat’m ups, puzzlers, old favourites and hidden gems, with a raft of modern features. These include online multiplayer, achievements, mirror modes, rewind and save states meaning players old and new should find revisiting these great games an absolute Sonic 3D Blast. Visit the product page for more details,

The physical edition will be available to pre-order from US and EMEA retailers very soon. It comes complete with a double sided Golden Axe and Streets of Rage poster, identical to the ones you will see in the game’s 90s inspired retro gamer’s bedroom, the hub through which players can access the entire collection. Details of digital pre-order will be available very soon.

As if that wasn’t enough to see retro fans through to The End of the Millennium, players of the SEGA Genesis Classics on Steam will also be treated to The Treasures of King Nole in the form of a huge free update to the feature set, giving it parity with the console launch when it releases on May 29, 2018.

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