Sega has introduced an upcoming broadcast through its Japanese Twitter account at the moment (May 27) scheduled for subsequent week.
The comparatively cryptic Tweet contains a image of what appears to be like like a Sega Mega Drive controller cake. As translated through Twitter itself, the caption reads; “Urgent notice! Live broadcast to announce Sega’s new project will be delivered from 20:00 on June 3 (Friday).”
Accounting for time variations, Sega’s livestream will be happen at 12PM BST.
The announcement additionally revealed that Hiroyuki Miyazaki and Yosuke Okunari will each make appearances on the livestream.
The translation isn’t fully correct, but it surely’s shut sufficient to offer a basic thought of what’s being communicated. It’s price noting that each Miyazaki and Okunari are long-time workers at Sega and have credit relationship again to 1996 and 1994 respectively.
So, what might the announcement be? It’s open for surprises, however the inclusion of a Mega Drive controller (or a chocolatey illustration of 1, to be extra particular), appears to offer the impression that it’ll be one thing extra retro-based. There’s additionally the particular point out of Miyazaki and Okunari, which is noteworthy.
It could be a little bit of a leap in logic, however this could possibly be hinting at one other mini console launch from Sega. In 2019, Sega launched the Mega Drive Mini which, like different mini consoles of its sort, was a smaller duplicate of the basic console that got here bundled with a catalogue of Mega Drive titles. Sega’s subsequent dwelling console in line for the Mini launch therapy could be the 1991 Mega-CD (which didn’t see a UK launch till 1993). Of course, it may be one thing else fully.
The broadcast could be seen on YouTube in addition to the Japanese streaming platform Niconico.
In different information, Sony has introduced it will even be internet hosting a broadcast subsequent week with a new State of Play, set to run for roughly half-hour.