SEGA’s Okunari says they are open to do more 3D Classics

SEGA has just announced they added additional titles to their ‘Wave 2’ of 3D Classics headed to the 3DS. Those titles where 3D Streets of Rage 2, 3D Gunstar Heroes and of course 3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2. So is SEGA planning a ‘Third Wave’ of 3D Classics after these release?

SEGA’s Yosuke Okunari spoke to Famitsu about that and here is his response:

These three titles were put out for download overseas simply as an extension [to the existing series]. This really is the end for the second wave [of Sega 3D Classics]. Of course we want to consider the development of a third wave based on the response to this second wave, but we have no plans at this point in time. We’ll look at the big picture, that is, we’ll look at the sales trends of the physical release of the Sega 3D Classics line that went on sale last year [in Japan] as well as how the upcoming three titles perform in the global market. We’re happy to do this indefinitely if sales are good.

It pretty much seems that these latest three Genesis/Mega Drive added to Wave 2 is to test, see how they do globally and if they do well they could continue the series. I’m personally loving these re-releases, what about you guys?

[Via: NintendoEverything]


7 responses to “SEGA’s Okunari says they are open to do more 3D Classics

  1. Rez says:

    I hope in Wonder Boy in Monster World and Monster Land!!!

  2. Kent says:

    What’s that little Mega Drive console in the bottom right of the screenshot, is it merchandise?

    • Gen says:

      No idea, looks smart though, probably a Sega commissioned 3DS cover, it looks like it, if you omit the size disparity at least.

  3. bertodecosta says:

    I pray that the sales are really good then, so we’ve got more of the 3D classics.
    These games are the reason why 3DS is my favorite console now.

  4. lol says:

    Another sega re release.
    Yeeeeeeeey. Sarcasm

  5. landman says:

    Three of the best Megadrive games, if they don’t sell, then we don’t deserve more of them. I have yet to miss one single 3D classic, and if they release a retail compilation, I will gladly buy it and delete the games from my SD card.

  6. Alex says:

    Hopefully the next 3DS classics will include: Golden Axe 1, 2, 3 and Street of Rage 3

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