Sega felt that some of its games for the iOS platform is no longer consistent with the company standards”, so these projects were withdrawn from sale. The decision touched 16 game titles in the App Store.
Sega rejected some of the products presented not only on iOS, but also released in the app stores of Google, Samsung and Amazon. The company however does not exclude the possibility of returning the project back to app stores, but in updated form.
In the list of deleted games on iPhone and iPad includes:
- After Burner Climax
- Altered Beast
- Ecco the Dolphin
- Golden Axe
- Golden Axe 2
- Golden Axe 3
- Streets of Rage 2
- Phantasy Star 2
- Sega Columns Deluxe
- Space Harrier 2
- Streets of Rage 3
- Super Monkey Ball
- Super Monkey Ball 2
- Super Monkey Ball 2: Sakura Edition
- Virtua Fighter 2
- Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown Guide
Sega has resorted to the practice of removing applications from the stores. So, at the time the company withdrew the sale After Burner Climax PSN and XBLA. Also last year, Sega has removed from Jet Set Radio iOS, explaining the decision of some problems with the project’s compatibility with iOS 8. It is possible that some other game companies removed from the App Store due to incompatibility with newer versions of mobile operating system Apple.
Previously, Sega announced that it will miss the current exhibition of electronic entertainment E3 2015. The company noted that it now focuses on restructuring and moving to a new place in southern California. “As most of our big games from studios Relic Entertainment, Sports Interactive and The Creative Assembly should come out in 2015-2016, we will focus our attention on important announcements and announcements after they moved,” — said the representative of the publisher.