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Jun 23, 2023

SEGA launches Sonic Origins Plus with physical edition, digital edition, and an upgrade for existing owners

From Press Release:

Burbank, California — June 23, 2023 — More classic Sonic the Hedgehog action has arrived! Today, SEGA® released Sonic Origins Plus, an all-in-one bundle building off Sonic Origins – the classic Sonic multi-game collection digitally remastered for current generation platforms.

Sonic Origins Plus adds a slew of exciting new content including 12 Game Gear titles, and for the first time ever, Amy Rose as a playable character in Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles™, and Sonic CD™. Origins Plus also gives us more of everyone’s favorite red echidna by adding the ability to play as Knuckles in Sonic CD with all new level paths designed for his unique abilities.  The Game Gear titles are emulated and playable in the museum and include:

  • Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine™

  • Sonic Blast™

  • Sonic Chaos™

  • Sonic Drift™

  • Sonic Drift 2

  • Sonic Labyrinth™

  • Sonic Spinball™

  • Sonic the Hedgehog (8-bit)

  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (8-bit)

  • Sonic Triple Trouble™

  • Tails Adventure™

  • Tails’ Skypatrol™

Sonic Origins Plus also includes all previously released Sonic Origins add-on content including the Classic Music Pack and Premium Fun Pack. With more content than ever before, and a new premium physical version, Sonic Origins Plus is the definitive way to play 16 classic Sonic games in one timeless collection.

Sonic Origins Plus is now available both physically and digitally for $39.99 USD on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, the Nintendo Switch™ family of systems and PC via Steam and the Epic Game Store. Additionally, players who own Sonic Origins can purchase the Sonic Origins Plus – Plus Expansion Pack for $9.99 USD.

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

Pricing and Packages:

Sonic Origins Plus – Premium Physical Edition – $39.99

  • Sonic Origins Base Game

  • Plus Expansion Pack

  • 20-Page Artbook

  • Reversible coversheet that pays homage to the classic 1900’s era of Sonic

Sonic Origins Plus – Digital Edition – $39.99 

  • Sonic Origins Base Game

  • Plus Expansion Pack

Sonic Origins Plus – Plus Expansion Pack Only – $9.99

  • Digital Upgrade to Sonic Origins Plus for current owners of Sonic Origins

Key Features:

  • Classic Redefined

    • Explore 4 classic remastered Sonic titles – Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles and Sonic CD in high-definition, with improved visual presentation, animations and enhancements for the current generation.

  • Classic and Anniversary Modes

    • Spin Dash your way through numerous zones in Classic mode with the game’s original resolution and limited lives, or the new Anniversary Mode with unlimited lives in revamped widescreen HD.

  • New Unlockables

    • Complete missions and unlock Mirror Mode, new stages, challenges, behind-the-scenes content, a music player, animated shorts, special stages and more!

  • Collectable Premium Physical Edition 

    • Collect a 20-page artbook of classic art and a reversible cover that pays homage to the classic 1990’s era of Sonic.

  • Game Gear Titles 

    • Play 12 classic Sonic Game Gear titles including hits like Sonic Drift 2, Sonic Spinball and Tails Adventure!

  • New Playable Characters 

    • Play as Sonic, Tails, Knuckles or – for the first time ever – Amy Rose in Sonic the Hedgehog 1, 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles and Sonic CD!

  • All-in-One Bundle

    • Sonic Origins Plus includes the Classic Music Pack and Premium Fun Pack, which contain Extreme Missions, Mirror Mode, additional screen borders, new character animations in menus, added music from other Sonic titles and more!

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