Dat is misschien wat voorbarig, maar in ieder geval lijdt Sega verlies door tegenvallende verkopen in Japan. Bad news dus voor de Dreamcast bezitters....Sega Enterprises Ltd warned on Monday of steep losses this business year from poor Japan sales of its Dreamcast game machine, casting doubt over its chances of survival as home video games enter the Internet age. The news came even before a full-blown game machine war kicks off on March 4 with the launch of rival Sony Corp's PlayStation2, successor to the world's most popular game system with 70 million units sold in the past five years. Sega's latest woes added credence to expectations that PlayStation2, with its capacity to play digital video discs (DVDs) and potentially tap the Internet, will cement Sony's number-one position in the industry. Late last year, Sony, armed with a solid software lineup, held a 67 percent share in the world game market, followed by Nintendo Co with 29 percent and Sega with three percent. ``Judging from its weak sales at home, Sega is still facing hard times. Its future course will depend on whether and how it can win over users with Internet-based products,'' said Kazuko Fushimi, an analyst at ratings agency Japan Rating and Investment Information Inc.Het is wel te verwachten, de PSX2 belooft heel wat (en veel beter) te worden...