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Mega Drive on PS3 in doubt(News)

Comments during Ken Kutaragi's keynote to the effect that Mega Drive and TurboGrafx games would be available to download via PlayStation 3 appear to have been misinterpreted.

At least that's what SEGA reckons, having released a statement in Japan, picked up by IGN, which says, "Distribution of Mega Drive content through [PS3] e-Distribution is something that cannot be formally announced by our company. We're now at the step of looking into it."

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unleash bass3922d ago

Sounds like they're look to copy XBLA. Who bloodyhell wants to pay top dollar for the latest console and then play old Crap! If you wanna do that just download em from the net. Don't waste yer money.

DEIx15x83922d ago

I download one free trial every week and play it once. If Microsoft didn't have that "Wireless Weekends" contest i would never play the arcade.

Boink3922d ago

sega has no idea what sony is doing online yet(as confirmed with virtua tennis). so they can't confirm they're bringing the classics there yet.

specialguest3922d ago

since the PS3 can use Linux OS, there are all kinds of NES, SNES, Sega, NEC, etc. Linux emulators on the net and they're all free. problem solved. also, you know hackers will eventually create a PS3 compatible version of these various emulators.

BIadestarX3922d ago

"since the PS3 can use Linux OS, there are all kinds of NES, SNES, Sega, NEC, etc. Linux emulators on the net and they're all free." strange, I was under the impression that all these emulators were also available for for windows OS. Wow I can see why linux is the #1 choice for gaming and emulators.[Excuse my sarcasm].

nirwanda3922d ago

sounds quite likly but i don't think sony would be to happy at loading unsigned code from a disk i think there is more chance with xsn tool's that ms have released for the pc and 360

GRUNT3922d ago

Is a 'Mega Drive' Sega Genesis?

ChickeyCantor3922d ago

master system
mega drive
genesis

wasnt the mega drive both of them or something?