Going by the old adage "it's not racist if it's France", this Dreamcast commercial plays on one of Europe's oldest rivalries in an attempt to sell the Brits on the console's pioneering online play.

And if the French can't rouse them? Germans stuffing their faces with sausages should do the trick.

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