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History of Sega in New Zealand

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History of Sega in New Zealand
Official Sega distributor(s): Grandstand (1984-1986), Ozisoft (1987-2002), Monaco Corporation (2002-2011), Five Eight Distribution (2010-present), Five Star Games (2012-present)

Grandstand

Grandstand distributed the SG-1000 and SC-3000 in New Zealand from 1984.[1]

Ozisoft

In 1987, Ozisoft began to represent Sega in Australia and New Zealand. Sales of consoles and games began. The most successful for the company was the release of Sega Mega Drive which achieved great success in both countries. In 1991, the company was sold to First Pacific Hong Kong, and in 1992, the company was bought by Sega, becoming Sega OziSoft.

In 1996, TCI's technology group got the rights to distribute Sega Channel in New Zealand ,but it is not known that the service was launched there.

Sega waived participation in the company shortly before the release of Sega Dreamcast (March 1998), although OziSoft continued to sell the console. The company returned to its old name, OziSoft. In 2002 company was bought by Infogrames.

Village Nine Leisure

In late 1996 Sega announced a distribution deal with Village Nine Leisure (a partnership between Village Roadshow, Nine Network and Westfield Group) to bring arcade games to Australia and New Zealand[2].

2002-present

Since 2002, the release of Sega games has dealt with Monaco Corporation which was closed in 2011[3]. Exclusive rights to Sega games got in 2010 the company Five Eight Distribution.Since 2012, Five Star Games has been a distributor of Sega.[4]

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