Updated on June 21st, at 11:12: The first five games of the Sega Forever initiative are now available on the App Store and Google Play.
You can download Altered Beast (iOS, Android), Comix Zone (iOS, Android), Kid Chameleon (iOS, Android), and Sonic the Hedgehog (iOS, Android) for free, or remove ads through a £1.99/$1.99 in-app purchase.
Phantasy Star II is out on Android and should be on the US App Store soon; we'll keep you updated when it becomes available.
We've spoken about the Sega Forever rumours before, but today we had an official announcement through and it's everything we thought it'd be.
SEGA Networks Inc. will be bringing SEGA Forever to iPhone and iPad as a re-awakening of archetypical gaming and will feature games from each era.
According to today's press release each title in the collection will be free to play, ad-supported, playable offline, and will include cloud saves, controller support and leaderboards. However if you're more keen on playing the games ad-free, you can get them for £1.99/$1.99 a piece.
The official launch kicks off tomorrow, starting off with five carefully-selected Mega Drive/Genesis titles which are:
- Sonic the Hedgehog
- Phantasy Star II
- Comix Zone
- Kid Chameleon
- Altered Beast
Following these five titles, the SEGA collection will continue to grow every two weeks. Check out SEGA Forever's dedicated social media sites for more details.