add-on for the Sega Genesis video game console
The Sega CD, also called the Mega-CD[a] in most places outside of North America, was a CD-based console add-on for the Sega Genesis. It was made by Sega. It was released in December 12, 1991 in Japan, October 15, 1992 in North America, and April 2, 1993 in Europe. It was 16-bit and Sega's first product in CD market. It was somewhat successful, but was criticized for the lack of quality games.
|Also known as||Mega-CD (most regions outside North America and Brazil)|
|Type||Video game console add-on|
|Units sold||2.24 million|
|CPU||Motorola 68000 @ 12.5 MHz|
|Storage||64 kbit internal RAM|
|Best-selling game||Sonic CD, 1.5 million|
- ↑ Official Gallup UK Mega-CD sales chart, February 1994, published in Mega issue 17
- ↑ Records, Guinness World (2015). Guinness World Records 2016: Gamer's Edition. ISBN 9781910561096.