It's official! Sonic Origins is heading to Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S on June 23rd, 2022.
The game allows you to "relive the classic collected adventures of Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD," this time in "polished high definition." It also promises "new areas to explore, additional animations, and a brand new Anniversary mode."
That Anniversary mode features unlimited lives and "revamped fullscreen resolution," whereas the Classic mode includes limited lives and the original resolution for each game. There are also "all-new opening and ending animations for each title," along with the ability to "complete various missions to collect coins to unlock new content, challenges, and Special Stages through the Museum."
Sonic Origins is available in two different versions, with the Standard version featuring "100 Bonus Coins, Mirror Mode Unlocked, and Letterbox Background" as pre-order bonuses, and the Deluxe Edition including "Hard Missions, Character Animation In The Main Menu, Camera Controls Over The Main Menu Islands, Character Animations During Music Islands, and Additional Tracks From MegaDrive/Genesis titles." There are two separate DLC packs "coming soon" that will allow you to get access to the Deluxe Edition content as well.
- Sonic Origins (Xbox Store) - £32.99 / $39.99
- Sonic Origins Digital Deluxe Edition (Xbox Store) - £36.98 / $44.99
"Relive the classic collected adventures of Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD in the newly remastered Sonic Origins! From the iconic Green Hill Zone to the treacherous Death Egg Robot, you'll speed down memory lane to thwart the sinister plans of Doctor Robotnik in polished high definition! This latest version includes new areas to explore, additional animations, and a brand new Anniversary mode!"
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