This Bundle Gets You The Sega Genesis Mini And 6-Button Controller (US)
Grab the Sega Genesis Mini controller you wanted from the start.
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The Sega Genesis Mini has proven to be a great, little microconsole with a bunch of fantastic classic games. However, only the Japanese version came with the six-button pad--the North American version comes with the original three-button controller. This may be disappointing to some, but there are third-party options if you'd like all six buttons, and now Walmart is bundling the mini console with one of those beloved controllers for $90 USD.
Sega Genesis Mini + six-button controller
The Sega Genesis Mini comes with two controllers, but this bundle from Walmart also includes an six-button pad. You can choose between the classic black or a translucent blue plastic for the controller's shell. Buying the system and controller separately would cost you $100, but this bundle offers a $10 savings, bringing the price down to $90. This bundle ships on September 19 with free delivery.
If you're looking for a wireless option, then it's possible to use one of my favourite controllers with the Sega Genesis Mini. That's the 8Bitdo M30, and if you have the 8Bitdo wireless adapter that works with it, then you're good to go. However, there's also a bundle made specifically for the Sega Genesis Mini coming in October. It pairs the M30 with a black version of 8Bitdo's adapter for $25. You can see it for yourself at Amazon.
In GameSpot's Sega Genesis Mini review, our Peter Brown praised the microconsole, despite some of its setbacks. "So the Mini has some issues, and for M2 fans it might be a little disappointing to see that it falls short of the team's most ambitious retro projects from the past, but for the most part the Mini is a very satisfying little console," he wrote.
"It's got the looks, it's got a great selection of games that largely play faithful to the original experience, and it's priced just right at $80--though you may disagree if the six-button games like Street Fighter II are critical factors. Genesis fans have waited a long time for a system like this, and for once, we're happy to say that the latest official Genesis console is one worth buying."
Sega Genesis Mini games list
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