Notable events of 2001 in independent Dreamcast gaming.
- January 23rd, 2001 — Sega discontinues the Sega Dreamcast
- September 1, 2001 — A bleemcast! pack for the PlayStation WWF Smackdown games was announced, but it was cancelled due to the closure of bleem!, after multiple lawsuits by Sony.
- May 1st, 2001 — bleem! for Dreamcast - Gran Turismo 2
- October 30th, 2001 — bleemcast! for Metal Gear Solid
- October 31st, 2001 — bleemcast! for Tekken 3
- May 15th, 2001 — The GOAT Store is formed from the ashes of Team 13
- May 17th, May 18th, May 19th, 2001 — DC Tonic demo disc is distributed at the seventh annual Electronic Entertainment Expo