Sega celebrate 60th anniversary with 60 Days of Sega event

Sega are celebrating their 60th anniversary with a 60 day-long event encompassing game discounts, free retro-inspired mini-games that have been created specially for the anniversary celebrations, and more besides.

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The picky amongst you would say that Sega are a bit late in doing this, with the company founded on 3rd June 1960, but it’s Sega’s birthday and they can celebrate when they want to!

They’re kicking things off with a slew of discounts on Steam, featuring pretty much any and all Total War games, Yakuza, Dawn of War 3, Endless Space 2, Persona 4 Golden, Cathering, Two Point Hospital and more. There’s up to 75% off!

You can also get Sonic the Hedgehog 2 completely for free, and snag some Sega 60th Anniversary items for Two Point Hospital.

Sega studios have also made four retro-inspired mini-games based off their modern franchises. These are available at different times through the rest of this week, including:

  • Armor of Heroes – Relic Entertainment™ – A retro-inspired multiplayer tank romp for up to four players in versus combat and couch co-op. Available from 15-19 October.
  • Endless Zone – Amplitude Studios™ – The Endless universe and Fantasy Zone™ collide in this side-scrolling shoot ‘em up. Available from 16-19 October.
  • Streets of Kamurocho – SEGA® – Kiryu and Majima from SEGA’s critically acclaimed Yakuza™ series are raging on the Streets of Kamurocho in a new, but familiar challenge. Available from 17-19 October.
  • Golden Axed – SEGA® – A build of a never-before-seen glimpse at a canned project called Golden Axe™: Reborn.  Available from 18-19 October. So, just one day.

All you need to do is follow the above links in the window and click ‘Play Game’ to add it to your library. Then it’ll be yours to keep forever!

All of this will be joined by 60 days of commemorative content on their social channels with Let’s Plays, competitions, interviews and plenty more.

Source: press release

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