On Wednesday, Sega of Japan unveiled details on and a first look at its Dreamcast Memory Card 4X. The new product will hold four times the capacity of a normal VMU, with 800 blocks (4MB) of storage space divided into four separate banks. The Memory Card 4X will not include a D-pad, an LCD, or a timer feature.
The Dreamcast Memory Card 4X will be released on December 14 in Japan and will be available for 4,800 yen (about US$45). It will also be included in a limited-edition version of Phantasy Star Online, which is scheduled for a December 21 release. No release date has been announced for the North American and European markets.