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Sega Announces The Game Gear Micro On Its 60th Anniversary!

The Game Gear Micro Will Be Available In 4 Different Colors Source: Stealth Optional

Sega Announces The Game Gear Micro

Sega Announces The Game Gear Micro: Over the past few months, SegaΒ has been teasing the announcement in the next issue of Famitsu.Β They said that it would be something that’ll shake up the games industry. Sega’s history has been a series of ups and downs, but Japanese multinational is still standing tall in the market. And now we have the official announcement as to what exactly Sega has planned. As per Twitter,Β Sega has revealed theΒ Game Gear MicroΒ for its 60th anniversary. The handheld game console has a color LCD screen and has been in the hands of the fans for 30 years.

Game Gear Micro
Source: Polygon

This tweet was followed by another tweet that said that the console would launch in four different colors on October 6, 2020. It is priced at $45.90. However, it is yet unclear if this is going to be a global release. Sega had been teasing this big announcement for quite some time. However, this big announcement turned out to be a smaller version of the gaming gear.

What Is The Game Gear Micro?

For those who don’t know, the Game Gear was a competitor to theΒ Game BoyΒ in the 90s. However, it floundered and eventually failed as it couldn’t live up to the fan’s expectations. Although it was one of the first handhelds to have a fully colored backlit screen and took a lot of AAA batteries was an extremely large console.

Sega Announces The Game Gear Micro
The Original Game Gear From The 90s
Source: Wikipedia

However, with the Game Gear Micro, as the name suggests, Sega has unveiled a smaller version of the console with newly added features. But it looks Sega has drastically reduced the size of the console. The console will be released on October 6 in Japan. However,
NO INTERNATIONAL RELEASE has been announced.

Features Of The Game Gear Micro

The Game Gear Micro has a 1.15-inch display with a single mono speaker and a headphone jack. It is powered by two AAA batteries or through a separate USB charger

Price

The console will be launched at a base price of $46. However, preorders are available for $45. If you preorder all four color models, you also get the big window micro. The big window micro is an on-screen snap magnifier that you put on the device. However, the stocks are limited and completely on a first come first serve basis

Sega Announces The Game Gear Micro
The Game Gear Micro Will Be Available In 4 Different Colors
Source: Stealth Optional

 

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