Mega Drive consoles in Northern Europe

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The Mega Drive console made its first appearance in this region in August 1990 and in the following months it appeared in other Scandinavian countries.

In the following years, the console appeared in the Baltics. It achieved good sales results there however, Sega had to contend with a hardware clone. Mega Drive is one of the most popular consoles of the 90s in Baltic region along with PlayStation and famiclones.

Denmark

Box Name Distributor Date & Price Console Label Hardware Software Documentation Comments
Mega Drive Brio
Denmark DK: (1990)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive Sega Denmark
Denmark DK: (1993)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive II Sega Denmark
Denmark DK: (≥ 1993)
Megadrive2e.jpg
MD2S2 DK Box Front.png
Mega Drive II Sonic 2 Set Sega Denmark
Denmark DK: (≥ 1993)
Megadrive2e.jpg
MD2S2 DK 4 Spil Box Front.png
Mega Drive II 4 Spil Set Sega Denmark
Denmark DK: (≥ 199x)
Megadrive2e.jpg
MD21P DK SF2 box front.png
Mega Drive II Street Fighter 2 Set Sega Denmark
Denmark DK: (≥ 199x)
Megadrive2e.jpg
Mega Drive II FunWare
Denmark DK: (1996-03-01)
Megadrive2e.jpg

Estonia

Steepler

The first Sega consoles appeared here thanks to the Russian Steepler, whose products were sold in Estonia by Linakor, Galantis and Egard.[1][2]

Main article: Mega Drive consoles in Asia#Steepler and Dendy.

Original consoles

Box Name Distributor Date & Price Console Label Hardware Software Documentation Comments
Mega Drive II
Estonia EE: (199x)
Megadrive2e.jpg

Finland

Box Name Distributor Date & Price Console Label Hardware Software Documentation Comments
Mega Drive PCI Data
Finland FI: (1990)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive Altered Beast Set PCI Data
Finland FI: 1495 mk1495 (1990)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive Brio
Finland FI: (1991)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
MD EU Box Front AlteredBeast.jpg
Mega Drive Altered Beast Set Brio
Finland FI: 1295 mk1295 (1991)
Finland FI: 995 mk995 (1992)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive II Brio
Finland FI: (1993)
Megadrive2e.jpg
SMD2S2 EU Box Front.jpg
Mega Drive II Sonic 2 Set Brio
Finland FI: 1595 mk1595 (1993)
Finland FI: 1295 mk1295 (1994)
Finland FI: 879 mk879 (1995)
Megadrive2e.jpg
MD2 UK Box Front 2Pads.jpg
Mega Drive II 2 Pads Set Brio
Finland FI: 850 mk850 (1995)
Megadrive2e.jpg
Mega Drive II Mega Games 6 Set Brio
Finland FI: 995 mk995 (1996)
Megadrive2e.jpg
Mega Drive II NHL 94 and Sonic 1 Set Brio
Finland FI: 479 mk479 (1996-12)
[3]
Megadrive2e.jpg
Mega Drive II NHL 97 Set Brio
Finland FI: 295 mk295 (1998-02)
[4]
Megadrive2e.jpg

Iceland

Box Name Distributor Date & Price Console Label Hardware Software Documentation Comments
MD EU Box Front AlteredBeast.jpg
Mega Drive Skifan
Iceland IS: (1990-12)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
MD UK Box Front 1Pad Older.jpg
Mega Drive Tölvuhusid
Iceland IS: 15.490 kr15.490 (1991)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
MD EU Box Front AlteredBeast.jpg
Mega Drive Altered Beast Set Tölvuhusid
Iceland IS: 19.990 kr19.990 (1991)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
MD UK Box Front 1Pad Newer.jpg
Mega Drive Japis
Iceland IS: (1993-01)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
MD EU Box Front AlteredBeast.jpg
Mega Drive Altered Beast Set Japis
Iceland IS: 18.000 kr18.000 (1993-01)
Iceland IS: 15.900 kr15.900 (1993-08)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive Special Limited Edition Japis
Iceland IS: (1993-01)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
MD2 UK Box Front 1Pad.jpg
Mega Drive II Japis
Iceland IS: 15.900 kr15.900 (≥ 1993)
Iceland IS: 10.900 kr10.900 (1995)
[5]
Iceland IS: 9.950 kr9.950 (1996-01)
Megadrive2e.jpg
MD2 UK Box Front 2Pads.jpg
Mega Drive II 2 pads Set Japis
Iceland IS: (≥ 1993)
Iceland IS: 11.900 kr11.900 (1994-12)
Megadrive2e.jpg
SMD2S2 EU Box Front.jpg
Mega Drive II Sonic 2 Set Japis
Iceland IS: 17.900 kr17.900 (≥ 1993)
Iceland IS: 14.900 kr14.900 (1994)
Iceland IS: 13.900 kr13.900 (1994-12)
Megadrive2e.jpg
MD UK Box Front MG1S2.jpg
Mega Drive II 4 games Set Japis
Iceland IS: 22.000 kr22.000 (1994)
[6]
Megadrive2e.jpg
MD2 UK Box Front LionKing.jpg
Mega Drive II Lion King Set Japis
Iceland IS: 15.900 kr15.900 (1994-12)
Megadrive2e.jpg

Latvia

Steepler

The first Sega consoles appeared here thanks to the Russian Steepler.

Main article: Mega Drive consoles in Asia#Steepler and Dendy.

Original consoles

Box Name Distributor Date & Price Console Label Hardware Software Documentation Comments
Mega Drive II
Latvia LV: Ls 120120 (1994)
Latvia LV: Ls 5050 (1997)
Megadrive2e.jpg

Lithuania

Steepler

The first Sega consoles appeared here thanks to the Russian Steepler.

Main article: Mega Drive consoles in Asia#Steepler and Dendy.

Original consoles

Box Name Distributor Date & Price Console Label Hardware Software Documentation Comments
MD2 LT Box Front 1Pad.jpg
Mega Drive II Vilandra
Lithuania LT: (1995)
Lithuania LT: Lt 569569[7] (1996)
Megadrive2e.jpg
Sega warranty card LT.jpg
Warranty card
MD2 LT Manual photo1.jpg
MD2 LT Manual photo2.jpg
SMD2S2 EU Box Back.jpgSMD2S2 EU Box Front.jpg
Mega Drive II Sonic 2 Set Vilandra
Lithuania LT: (1995)
Megadrive2e.jpg
Sega warranty card LT.jpg
Warranty card
MD2 LT Manual photo1.jpg
MD2 LT Manual photo2.jpg

Norway

Box Name Distributor Date & Price Console Label Hardware Software Documentation Comments
MD UK Box Front 1Pad Older.jpg
Mega Drive Brio
Norway NO: (≥ 1991)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
MD EU Box Front AlteredBeast.jpg
Mega Drive Altered Beast Set Brio
Norway NO: 1950 kr1950[8] (≥ 1991)
Norway NO: 1850 kr1850 (≥ 1991)
Norway NO: 1695 kr1695 (≥ 1992)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive II Brio
Norway NO: (1993)
Megadrive2e.jpg

Sweden

Box Name Distributor Date & Price Console Label Hardware Software Documentation Comments
MD EU Box Front AlteredBeast.jpg
Mega Drive Altered Beast Set Brio
Sweden SE: 1995 kr1995 (1990-09-27)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
MD UK Box Front 1Pad Older.jpg
Mega Drive Brio
Sweden SE: (1990)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
SMDEASDH SE Box Front.jpg
Mega Drive EA Sports Double Header Set Brio
Sweden SE: 1495 kr1495 (199x)
Megadrive1e.jpg
Sega Mega Drive Model 1 EU Manual.pdf
Manual
SMD2S2 EU Box Front.jpg
Mega Drive II Sonic 2 Set Brio
Sweden SE: 1995 kr1995 (1993-09-10)
Megadrive2e.jpg
Brio AB Svarspost SE.jpg
Svarspost
Mega Drive II Ice Hockey Set Brio
Sweden SE: 1995 kr1995 (1993-09-10)
Megadrive2e.jpg
Brio AB Svarspost SE.jpg
Svarspost
Mega Drive II Brio
Sweden SE: (1993)
Megadrive2e.jpg
Brio AB Svarspost SE.jpg
Svarspost
MD2 SE Box Front Elitserien95.jpg
Mega Drive II Elitserien 95 Set Brio
Sweden SE: (≥ 1994)
Megadrive2e.jpg

References


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