SEGA Game Gear Micro announced

3 Jun 2020 Wednesday
SEGA Game Gear Micro announced
Murat Oktay
Murat Oktay Editor

SEGA announced Game Gear Micro, the mini version of Game Gear, one of the company's most iconic devices, in honour of its organization's 60th anniversary.

SEGA celebrated the 60th anniversary of the company by announcing the mini version of the Game Gear hand console released in 1990. The console, which will be released in Japan with a price tag of 4,980 Yens on October 6, has 4 different colour variations, black, blue, red and yellow. Each colour variation includes four games.

There are four models of SEGA Game Gear Micro

Games installed in the black model of the console:

SEGA Game Gear Micro announced

Games installed in the blue model of the console:

  • Sonic Chaos
  • Gunstar Heroes
  • Sylvan Tale
  • Baku Baku Animal
SEGA Game Gear Micro announced

Games installed in the yellow model of the console:

  • Shining Force Gaiden: Ensei? Jashin no Kuni he
  • Shining Force: The Sword of Hajya
  • Shining Force Gaiden: Final Conflict
  • Nazopuyo Aruru no Ru
Game Gear Micro Yellow

Games installed in the red model of the console:

  • Revelations: The Demon Slayer
  • Megami Tensei Gaiden: Last Bible Special
  • The GG Shinobi
  • Columns
Game Gear Micro Red

When we look at the hardware that the console has, we see that it has 80mm x 43mm x 20mm dimensions (less than 40% of the original console) and a 1.15 inch screen. There is also a mono speaker and headphone jack on the console. It should also be noted that the device can be operated via two AAA batteries or one USB connection.

SEGA, with price of 4,980 yen (around £37) announces a set for the retro collectors, which includes four colors together for the console, which can be purchased separately with the price tag. This set of 29,980 yen (around £220) and the price tag on Amazon Japan, Rakuten and opened the pre-order on EBT. Also this set includes an accessory called Big Window Micro that expands the screen size. The console is expected to go on sale on October 6, 2020. The company has not made a statement as to whether the console will be available in other regions yet. For more information, you can visit SEGA's website for this mini console. Finally, you can browse the published announcement trailer above.

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