Sonic Origins, SEGA’s upcoming remastered collection of classic Sonic The Hedgehog games, has been given an official release date. On Sonic’s 31st birthday, June 23rd, 2022, the collection will be published digitally on Switch and other platforms. Sonic The Hedgehog 1, 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD are all remastered versions of classic Sonic games. The compilation will be available in both normal and digital deluxe versions, with the following pre-order bonuses:
Sonic Origins – Digital Pre-Order Bonus
- 100 Medallion Bonus
- Mirror Mode Unlocked
- Letter Box (Mega Drive Pattern)
Sonic Origins – Digital Deluxe
- Main Game
- Difficult Missions Added
- Letter Box
- Characters in Main Menu
- Island Camera on Main Menu
- Character Animation in Music Playback
- Exclusive Tracks from Mega Drive Titles
Sonic Origins – Premium & Classic Sound Packs
Exclusive Tracks from Mega Drive Titles
SEGA has also released a new trailer for the collection, which can be seen below along with some other information:
About Sonic Origins
Players will join Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles to race at breakneck speeds over remastered versions of renowned levels like the Green Hill Zone and Chemical Plant Zone in Sonic Origins, for a classic supersonic experience updated for today’s platforms. On a journey to rescue the planet from the nefarious Dr. Eggman, players may choose between Classic and Anniversary Modes to spin around loop-de-loops and earn rings. Sonic fans old and young can commemorate the original Sonic games that helped shape the renowned series into what it is today with Sonic Origins. Sonic Origins delivers the best of the classic Sonic games to the contemporary day with fresh remastered graphics, characters, game modes, game zones, and more.
Mode 1: Classic
Classic Mode takes you back in time, allowing you to play a multi-game collection of traditional Sonic games in their vintage style, complete with classic challenges. This mode will play in the traditional finite life and game over approach, with the original game presentation.
Mode de l’Anniversaire
The Anniversary Mode has a full-screen display and a limitless amount of lives, allowing players to keep playing without having to worry about game overs.
Medallions, Missions, and Museums
Compete for numerous tasks throughout the games to put your talents to the test and collect medallions. Medallions may be used to access additional material from the vault, participate in the Special Stage, and more.
Better Than Before
Sonic Origins has been reset, reloaded, and remastered for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, the Nintendo SwitchTM family of platforms, and PC, with all-new visuals, animation, and advancements for the current generation. As Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles, experience the thrills of the game.