Press release: 1995-09-07: SEGA OF CANADA "KNOCKS OUT" SEGA SATURN OWNERS WITH FREE VIRTUA FIGHTER REMIX GIVEAWAY
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SEGA OF CANADA "KNOCKS OUT" SEGA SATURN OWNERS WITH FREE VIRTUA FIGHTER REMIX GIVEAWAY Richmond Hill, Ontario--September 7, 1995--The best next-generation deal just got better! Sega of Canada is giving Virtua Fighter Remix, a special edition version of the arcade hit, to all Saturn owners who have registered their system in Canada - at no cost! This software giveaway adds even more value to the Sega Saturn purchase, which comes free with Virtua Fighter already in the box. Sega Saturn, Sega's most advanced gaming and multimedia hardware platform, has sold more than one million units in Japan since its introduction in November, 1994. Launched in Canada on May 11 in limited national distribution, Sega Saturn has sold out in retail stores across the country; Sega is increasing manufacturing of the Saturn to meet strong demand for the advanced system, which has been available in full distribution in Canada since September 2. Virtua Fighter Remix, gets into the "ring" with all the original characters and moves of the original Sega Saturn game in addition to astounding new texture-mapped graphics and more polygons that will make gamers kick and punch for more! All Canadian registered Sega Saturn owners will receive a free copy of Virtua Fighter Remix in the mail, while quantities last. To qualify for this special promotion, Sega Saturn owners must call the Canadian registration line at 1-800 808-SEGA or mail in their registration card to the Canadian address provided. Sega of Canada, Inc. is a subsidiary of Sega of America, Inc. headquartered in Redwood City, California. Sega of America is in turn a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sega Enterprises Ltd., of Japan, which generated $4.0 billion in worldwide sales last year.