Arcade Power Stick 6B

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Arcade Power Stick 6B
Manufacturer: Sega
Type: Joystick
Made for: Sega Mega Drive
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
¥6,8006,800[3] SJ-6600
Sega Mega Drive
$49.9949.99[1] MK-1627
Sega Mega Drive
Sega Mega Drive
DM 89,9589,95[4]
Sega Mega Drive

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Arcade Power Stick 6B (アーケードパワースティック6B), known as the Arcade Power Stick II in Europe and 6 Button Arcade Stick in North America, is a six-button update to the Sega Mega Drive's Arcade Power Stick.

Like its predecessor, the Japanese release has a microswitched joystick, akin to those found in the arcade. Overseas versions and buttons use less reliable rubber inputs, similar to those found in standard Control Pads.

Magazine articles

Main article: Arcade Power Stick 6B/Magazine articles.

Promotional material


Print advert in Sega Visions (US) #15: "October/November 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:


Print advert in Sega Visions (US) #21: "October/November 1994" (1994-xx-xx)
also published in:


Print advert in Mega Force (ES) #24: "Abril 1994" (1994-xx-xx)

Photo gallery

Physical scans

Mega Drive, US
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Mega Drive, EU
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Mega Drive, JP
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