Fun Fact: The Cheap Hardware That Powered the Sega Genesis

Fun facts about the Sega Genesis video game console

The microprocessor behind the Sega Genesis was the Motorola 68,000. It was the same one in Apple Macintosh computers from 5 years before. It had become inexpensive enough for Sega to become more profitable and developers knew how to use it already which made third parties more likely to develop for it.

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