Thursday, 1 July 2010

Sega Considering Sega Saturn Titles On XBLA And PSN

Sega's Yosuke Okunari, producer on the Dreamcast and Master System re-releases on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network has revealed the company is also considering titles from the Sega Saturn era:
“When you look globally, the Genesis and Dreamcast are well known, but Saturn is unknown. During that period, PlayStation and Nintendo 64 were a success overseas, but to be honest Saturn was not a success. Because of this, we decided on Dreamcast."

“It’s not that we’re ignoring Saturn I think you can see this, considering that we ported Nights Into Dreams and other titles."

“What we announced this time is a project where we will have consecutive releases of titles that were debuted on Dreamcast. Separate from this, we’re of course thinking about ports of Saturn games. It’s the same as how Sega Ages and Virtual Console were separate existences. It’s not that we have no intention of porting Saturn titles, so please share your requests.”
Okunari also teased that online functionality was being tried out and thought about with certain titles.

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