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What colors did Dreamcast come in?

What colors did Dreamcast come in?

Hardware. The standard Dreamcast unit was made of white and grey plastic. The power light, like the Dreamcast logo in NTSC regions, was orange (this color was chosen because the Japanese consider it to be lucky). Games were sold in jewel cases.

Is the Dreamcast logo red or orange?

The Japanese and American version of the logo was orange, a color locally synonymous with joy and happiness. The European/PAL version was colored blue to avoid trademark infringement issues with German video game publisher Tivola; who had been using an orange swirl as its logo since 1995.

What model Dreamcast do I have?

Look at the sticker on the bottom of the console. There’s a number with a circle around it, either a 0, 1 or 2. 0’s are launch, 1’s are second revision (might last longer) and 2’s supposedly don’t boot CD-Rs (but that is disputed). Check out this thread: viewtopic.

How many Dreamcast are there?

In total, 9.13 million Dreamcast units were sold worldwide. Although the Dreamcast had a short lifespan and limited third-party support, reviewers have considered the console ahead of its time.

What does the Dreamcast logo mean?

Meaning and history The brand had to change its logo color to blue for European version, as there was an issue with Tivola, a German company, which was using a similar orange swirl logo at that time. Both blue and orange Dreamcast colors symbolize vitality, fun and joy, the main aim of any Game-industry product.

Do they still make Dreamcast games?

All of these independent releases makes Dreamcast’s titles that is still receiving 9 new game titles by 2020 already announced, thus making it more common than most release schedules since 2001 in at least North America.

Does Dreamcast read DVD?

The Dreamcast GDs are just CDs with a tighter spin in the disk. There’s absolutely no way that it’d read a DVD. Sorry.

Can Dreamcast play DVDs?

Sega stated throughout the lifetime of the Dreamcast that it would one day play DVDs, however aside from one showing of the unit, no information was ever released. It is even believed by some that the unit on show was simply a shell and did not function as a DVD player at the time.

When did the Sega Dreamcast come out?

Sega Saturn. The Dreamcast is a home video game console released by Sega on November 27, 1998 in Japan, September 9, 1999 in North America, and October 14, 1999 in Europe. It was the first in the sixth generation of video game consoles, preceding Sony’s PlayStation 2, Nintendo’s GameCube and Microsoft’s Xbox.

How many Dreamcast consoles have been sold?

On November 4, Sega announced it had sold over one million Dreamcast units. Nevertheless, the launch was marred by a glitch at one of Sega’s manufacturing plants, which produced defective GD-ROMs. Sega released the Dreamcast in Europe on October 14, 1999, at a price of GB£ 200. By November 24, 400,000 consoles had been sold in Europe.

What kind of modem does a Sega Dreamcast use?

The modem module that came with every SEGA Dreamcast is a standard telephone jack as it is an old school landline/dial-up modem. You could however (and I did as soon as I could) buy a high-speed Ethernet version. Enough can’t be said about how cool and new this was for console gaming at the time.

What percentage of the video game market did Sega’s Dreamcast hold?

Eventually, Sony and Nintendo held 50 and 35 percent of the U.S. video game market, respectively, while Sega held only 15 percent. According to Bellfield, Dreamcast software sold at an 8-to-1 ratio with the hardware, but this ratio “on a small install base didn’t give us the revenue to keep this platform viable in the medium to long term.”