We all remember the "Segaton" announcement, though... :rolleyes:Alpha2 posted on Sep 15 2005 at 06:15 PM said:A new sega peripheral? not unheard of... I'd say possible, but hardly something to get excited about.
Angel posted on Sep 15 2005 at 10:24 PM said:Alpha2 posted on Sep 15 2005 at 09:15 PM said:Twimfy posted on Sep 15 2005 at 03:20 PM said:Namco nearly beat Sammy to them, pity they didnt that would have been amazing.
Actually namco gave up on them. Sega had to give them a response to their terms by a certain date and sega let it lapse so they were hanging by a thread until Sammy came a long.
As for the Microsoft idea it wouldn't likely happen unless Microsft had bought a huge chunk of sega, they have a very extreme way of doing buisness, so they either dont care about you or they want to own you in regards to 3d party companies. Also concidering the DC was partly a Microsoft product (developed to use a custom version of WinCE if I recall) they probably arnt to quick to work with them again especially since sega has yet to create a system seller for them.
In other words they don't have enough confidence in Sega to back a hardware product like that.
The dreamcast had something to do with WinCE, but if I recall correctly, had nothing to do with Microsoft directly other than compatability with something. I've never heard of the Dreamcast using anything WinCE related in anything it ever released. I am about 90% confident this was the case and the Dreamcast was not intended to make Microsoft money directly by selling systems or Dreamcast software.