Sports Pad

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Sports Pad
Manufacturer: Sega
Made for: Sega Master System
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Master System
¥9,800[1] SP-500
Sega Master System
$? 3040

The Sega Sports Pad (セガ スポーツパッド) is a Sega Master System controller designed for sports games. The controller exchanges the standard Master System D-pad for a trackball for 360 degree motion (though the controller can be set to use the standard 8-directional movement setting for other games).

There are two versions of the Sports Pad - a larger North American version with the extra switches to allow it to be used with non-sports games, and a smaller Japanese variant that lacks this feature. Due to a lack of game support, the controller didn't catch on.

Compatible Games


Magazine articles

Main article: Sports Pad/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

Master System, US
SportsPad SMS US Box Back.jpgNospine-small.pngSportsPad SMS US Box Front.jpg
Master System, JP
SportsPad SMS JP Box Back.jpgNospine-small.pngSportsPad SMS JP Box Front.jpg

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