Sega is coming out with a new app service called Sega Forever. It allows people who grew up with classic games and people who like classic games to relive them on their phones. This is a great new way for people to play Sega games for iOS and on Android.
Games from popular consoles like the Master System, Genesis/Mega Drive, and Dreamcast will be added to the Sega Forever series. So players can expect many games from those platforms and more.
There are many benefits for this new app. Here are some to name a few:
Play For Free
Users will be able to download each game app for free and play for free. There will be ads, but the player can pay a small price to play ad-free. It is not required to pay in order to play.
Save Your Game Progress
The player is able to easily save their progress so that they can come back to their game just where they left off. This makes it easier for offline play to take place and it reassures the player that they will not have to start all over in the game.
The Games Are In Separate Apps
If the user does not wish to download all the games, then they do not have to. All the games are separate so it will save space due to not having to download one large app with all the games.
For the more competitive gamer, there is a leaderboard available in the app. The user can see what the scores are all over the world and see what they need to get in order to get on that leaderboard and be one of the best. There is also the option to ignore this if a user is just a casual gamer.
For those who do not like the feel of playing games on a touch screen, there is the option to use a Bluetooth controller to make the app seem less like an app and more like an actual console so that the user can feel more comfortable in their gaming experience.
The user does not have to be connected to the internet or have reception in order to play the new Sega Forever games. The user can play anywhere they want to with this function since there is a save mechanic that does not have to be connected to WiFi or to cellular service.
New Releases Every Month
Every month, Sega will be adding to the list of playable games with the apps. There are going to be more games added, so the player can keep checking the app store for more games. If there are no games that a user is interested in, they can keep checking for “new” releases.
Currently Available Games
There are currently a few games that are currently available.1991 Sonic The Hedgehog
Phantasy Star II
Virtua Tennis Challenge
The Revenge of Shinobi
Sega will also be releasing Girl’s Garden and Segagaga, but there are no release dates set for these two games. These two games were never released in the west so this will be the first time they will be released in the west.
This is a revolutionary concept as it allows players who may not have the consoles or games anymore to enjoy them once again for the low price of free. These games require no payment and new releases will be out every month.