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| Sega to Introduce Dreamcast Video Game Machine on Nov. 27
October 15, 1998 (TOKYO) -- Sega Enterprises Ltd. announced that it will
start retail sales of its new home video game machine called Dreamcast
on Nov. 27.
|The Dreamcast device has been drawing public attention as a next-generation
video game machine, and will be priced at 29,800 yen (US$250).
Five game software programs will be introduced at the same time as the
hardware, and a new software program will be added every week from Nov.
27 to the end of this year. The software programs will be priced at
5,800 yen (US$50).
In conjunction with the announcement, leading software vendors said that
they will develop game software programs for Dreamcast.
Capcom Co., Ltd., a leading video game software vendor, announced its
intention to develop a follow-up of the BIO HAZARD 2 game, although
it has not yet decided when the game will be marketed.
Namco Ltd. also disclosed its move to develop game software programs
for the Dreamcast machine.
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