News Burst: Bye bye Dreamcast

Console manufacturing halted as Sega gives up the fight

According to reports Sega has confirmed it plans to scrap its Dreamcast video game console and focus on making software for systems made by companies such as Sony and Nintendo.

Sega said it will halt Dreamcast production immediately and slash the US retail price to $100 from $150 to clear out remaining inventory. Sega plans to make games for other video game systems as well as handheld computers made by companies such as Palm.

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