Retro-Bit / Sega Making new MD/GEN, Saturn & Dreamcast accessories.

#1

http://retro-bit.com/retrobit-announces-sega-partnership

Everything I said before was bullshit. Please move on.

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#2

Accessories, not consoles.

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#3

Yeah this is just going to be the stuff retrobit already make, just with an official badge on it.

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#4

I got it from another “news source” and didn’t read their press release. Sorry about that. I repeated their mistake.

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#5

I’m all for some new Saturn and Genny controllers. High hopes for this.

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#6

I’d love to see some alternatives to the Dreamcast pad that aren’t hideous.

Specifically, I want a Saturn pad for the Dreamcast that is native and doesn’t cost $100 used.

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#7

I just bought (2) total control 3 adapters to use my Saturn pads on DC.

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#8

That sounds… expensive!

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#9

https://www.play-asia.com/total-control-3/13/7046

I thought it was reasonable.

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#10

I bought (2) many years ago to use the hss-0130 on the DC. For some reason I thought they stopped producing these adapters years back.

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#11

Be curious to see how these turn out… Every once and a while, a third party controller comes around that is actually quite good. The Hyperkin 6-button Genesis/MD pad is a solid alternative to an OEM.

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#12

That price is not bad at all!

I was actually referring to those ASCII Dreamcast fighting pads in my initial post. They look awesome but are going from around $100 used right now. Hard pass.

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#13

I could always use some more Saturn and Dreamcast controllers. Thanks for the information!

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#14

There was a dude selling one of those on Kijiji for like 2+ years and he wanted 300 for it. Hell, it might still be there lol

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#15

I want them to manufacture some new stock of Sega CD hardware… that’s a peripheral, right?

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#16

Retro-bit SEGA USB and Bluetooth Genesis, Saturn and Dreamcast accessories revealed!

I see Bluetooth receiver adaptors for Genesis, Saturn and Dreamcast which are awesome!!

Images linked and courtesy of Sega Bits. More photos on their website http://segabits.com/blog/2018/01/10/retro-bit-sega-usb-and-bluetooth-genesis-saturn-and-dreamcast-accessories-revealed/

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#17

I want to belive! Retro bit doesn’t have the greatest reputation so I’ll reserve judgment for when these actually release.

Bluetooth recievers for gen/sat/DC would be great for alternative controllers though!

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#18

Those Saturn USB controllers (I have a grey one) are going for silly money. If these “new” ones are as good then they’re onto a winner.

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#19

At the very least we’ll have some new options for innards to cannibalize into real Sega hardware.

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#20

I’ve been tempted to buy a Hyperkin as my OG controllers aren’t in the best shape button wise (even after opening and cleaning). I’ve never played Genesis with a 6 button controller either. Both of mine are oG 3 button models. The price is decent too.

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