Platforms

 

Dreamcast

Made in Japan by Sega in 1998-11-27
Generation: 6
Units sold: 10600000
667
games
2
unreleased
Has no inbuilt operating system, meaning all games include their own bootloader. Some games are known to use Windows CE-based OS.
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Released in November 1998 in Japan and one year later, in late 1999, in the USA, Europe and Australia.

It was the first console of the sixth generation (PS2, Xbox, Game Cube) and the last console made by SEGA. Sales were positive during its lauch, but highly decreased just after Sony's announcement of the PS2. The Dreamcast was discontinued in March 2001, however, support of the system continued in Europe and Australia until 2002, and console were sold in Japan until 2007.

The Dreamcast was the first console to include built-in modem and Internet support for online play.
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Provided with an internal 33.6 Kbps modem
CD-Rom based.
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tech info

resolution: 640 x 480
memory: 8M
CPU: Hitachi SH-4 128bit RISC 200 Mhz
GFX: Power VR 2nd Generation
sound: Yamaha 32bit RISc 64

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