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Sega Saturn Console

The Sega Saturn is a home video game console developed by Sega and released on November 22, 1994 in Japan, May 11, 1995 in North America, and July 8, 1995 in Europe. Part of the fifth generation of video game consoles it was the successor to the successful Sega Genesis. The Saturn has a dual-CPU architecture and eight processors. Its games are in CD-ROM format, and its game library contains several ports of arcade games as well as original games.

  • Manufacturer – Sega
  • Type – Home video game console
  • Generation – Fifth generation
  • Release date – JP: November 22, 1994, NA: May 11, 1995, EU: July 8, 1995
  • Lifespan – 1994–2000
  • Discontinued – EU: 1998, NA: 1998, JP: 2000
  • Units sold – 9.26 million
  • Media – CD-ROM, CD+G, CD+EG, Video CD, Mini CD, Photo CD, E-book
  • CPU – 2× Hitachi SH-2 @ 28.6 MHz
  • Memory – 2 MB RAM, 1.5 MB VRAM, 512KB Sound RAM, expandable with Extended RAM Cartridge
  • Storage – Internal RAM, cartridge
  • Graphics – VDP1 & VDP2 video display processors
  • Sound – Yamaha YMF292
  • Online services – Sega NetLink
  • Predecessor – Sega Genesis
  • Successor – Dreamcast

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