Sonic Origins Remasters Classic Games Of Yesteryear, Release Date Announced

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SEGA has finally announced the release date and details for Sonic Origins, a collection of classic remasters from yesteryear.

Sonic Origins will feature Sonic the Hedgehog 1, 2, Sonic & Knuckles, as well as Sonic CD. Each game in the collection will have HD visuals, while totally maintaining the classic look. There will also be new content, modes and more.

According to the official press release, Sonic Origins will feature:

  • Classic Mode: Go old school with the 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 presentation and will play in the classic finite live and game over style.
  • 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, Medallions and Museum: Put your skills to the test and earn medallions by competing for various missions throughout the games. Players can spend medallions to unlock new content from the vault, try the Special Stage and more.
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Sonic Origins will also launch with more versions of the game than you would probably expect. Here’s what’s available at launch:

Sonic Origins- Digital Standard – £32.99

  • Main Game

Sonic Origins – Digital Deluxe – £36.99

  • 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
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Furthermore, those that pre-order Sonic Origins will be gifted with 100 Medallion Bonus (whatever they are), Mirror Mode Unlocked and a Letter Box pattern inspired by the SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis version of Sonic.

Additionally, if you pick up the standard edition, but then decide you want those Mega Drive/Genesis sounds, you can buy them for £2.99. Yay!

Will you be picking up Sonic Origins? Let us know across our social media channels. Sonic Origins will be released for PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch on June 23rd.

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