12 Interesting Facts About Sega

Sega Corporation is a multinational Japanese video game and entertainment corporation headquartered in Shinagawa, Tokyo. Sega of America and Sega Europe are its international subsidiaries, with headquarters in Irvine, California and London, respectively. Sega is a prolific arcade game producer, with long-running series like Virtua Fighter and Initial D Arcade Stage. Its name and branding are used by affiliated companies that operate amusement arcades and manufacture other entertainment products, such as Sega Toys, but these are largely separate ventures. Sega is well-known for its video game consoles, as well as its creativity and innovation.

  1. On June 3, 1960, American businessmen Martin Bromley and Richard Stewart founded Sega under the name Nihon Goraku Bussan. Shortly after, the business purchased the assets of its forerunner, Service Games of Japan.
  2. After purchasing Rosen Enterprises, an importer of coin-operated games, the business changed its name to Sega Enterprises, Ltd. five years later.
  3. In 1966, Sega created Periscope, its first coin-operated game. In 1969, Gulf and Western Industries started procuring Sega Products.
  4. Sega started making video game consoles in the early 1980s with the SG-1000 and Master System but struggled against rivals like the Nintendo Entertainment System.
  5. Sega Genesis/Mega Drive was the most successful console by sega. It was launched in 1988, and around 30.75 million units were sold. Sega Master System is the 2nd most successful console by sega, with 10-13 million units sold worldwide. Some other popular consoles by the company were Sega Saturn, Dreamcast and Sega game gear.
  6. Sonic the Hedgehog, Total War, and Yakuza are just a few of the multi-million-dollar game franchises that Sega has created. The mascot of Sega, Sonic, is well-known all over the world.
  7. The first Sega video game console with 3D graphics support was Saturn. For the Sega Saturn, accessories were available, such as an analogue controller and a gun controller used to play Virtua Cop.
  8. The first 128-bit gaming console to hit the market was the Sega Dreamcast. It included a 56k modem that could be used to access the Internet and play online games. It was the first console in the entire world to support real-time online play.
  9. Dreamcast’s newest game, “Ghost Blade”, was released on September 21, 2015.
  10. The model Sega Genesis model 2 had around 878 licensed game titles that are known to have been released for this console. Sega released over 1047 games for the Sega Saturn console. All games were produced in the United States.
  11. Since 2010 the most profitable year for sega was 2011. The company made a revenue of 41.51 billion Japanese yen. Whereas in the year 2020,
  12. Advanced Pico Beena is a Video game console aimed for young children and by far the latest product by sega. The console was launched in 2005 and was discontinued in 2011. It was launched only in the company’s native country Japan.

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