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Jun 23, 2022

Sonic Origins out today for consoles and PC, bringing the first four Sega Genesis games and Sega CD game to modern systems

From Press Release:

Get ready for the ultimate nostalgia trip! Just in time for Sonic’s birthday, today, SEGA released Sonic Origins, the multi-game collection reintroducing the original 2D Sonic titles that were first released on the SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive – Sonic The Hedgehog 1, 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles and Sonic CD – digitally remastered for current generation platforms. Sonic Origins is now available digitally starting at $39.99 USD across PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, the Nintendo Switch™ family of systems and PC.

In Sonic Origins, players will experience the legendary, non-stop Sonic action found in the original games with a fresh twist. Featuring remastered visuals, added features, bonus characters, new content and more, players can switch between Anniversary Mode – eliminating time limits with unlimited lives – or play in Classic Mode to experience the original games’ screens and rules. With Sonic Origins, Sonic fans new and returning can celebrate the classic Sonic games that built the legendary franchise into what it is today. With enhanced graphics, new characters, game modes, game zones and more, Sonic Origins brings the best of the original Sonic titles to modern day platforms and offers various content packs to customize the ultimate gameplay experience.

You can find a breakdown of the pricing, packages and key features available in Sonic Origins below:

Pricing and Packages:

  • Sonic Origins – Digital Pre-Order Bonus (for orders placed before June 23, 2022) 

    • 100 Bonus Coins

    • Mirror Mode Instantly Unlocked

    • Letterbox Mega Drive Pattern

  • Sonic Origins- Digital Standard – $39.99 

    • Main Game

  • Sonic Origins – Digital Deluxe – $44.99 

    • Main Game

    • Extreme Missions

    • Mirror Mode Instantly Unlocked

    • Characters in Main Menu

    • Island Camera on Main Menu

    • Character Animation during Music Islands

    • Exclusive Tracks from Mega Drive & Genesis Titles

  • Sonic Origins – Premium Fun Pack – $3.99 

    • Extreme Missions

    • Letterbox Mega Drive Pattern

    • Characters in Main Menu

    • Island Camera on Main Menu

    • Character Animation during Music Islands

  • Sonic Origins – Classic Sound Pack – $3.99 

    • Exclusive Tracks from Mega Drive & Genesis Titles

Key Features:

  • Classic Mode

    • Go old school with Classic Mode and experience the multi-game collection of legacy Sonic games in their retro form with classic challenges. This mode features the original game rules with finite lives and game overs.

  • Anniversary Mode

    • The Anniversary Mode provides a full screen display and offers players an infinite number of lives to keep the fun going without any game overs.

  • Missions, Coins and Museum

    • Put your skills to the test and earn Coins by completing various missions throughout the games. Players can spend Coins in the Museum to unlock new content, retry Special Stages and more.

  • Better Than Ever

    • Reloaded and remastered — Sonic Origins is playable on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, the Nintendo Switch™ family of systems and PC with all-new visuals, animation and enhancements for current generation platforms. Experience the legendary excitement and new, modern twists as Sonic, Tails and Knuckles.