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Sonic Origins release date, pre-orders, and more

The blue blur is returning, bringing four hugely important and influential videogames back with a bang. So, when was the Sonic Origins release date?

Sonic Origins release date: artwork is shown from Sonic Origins

When was the Sonic Origins release date? The collection of classics finally dropped on digital storefronts on June 23, 2022. The second Sonic movie did great at the box office, so this is the perfect opportunity to get some younger gamers into the spirit and show them the titles that inspired it all. Maybe give them a hand through Chemical Plant Zone though, that scarred me as a kid.

We’re huge Sonic fans over here at Pocket Tactics, so once you’re done here, dash on over to our other guides at the speed of sound. Check out our articles such as the best Sonic games, Sonic Speed Simulator codes, and our Sonic Colours Ultimate review.

Here’s everything you need to know about Sonic Origins.

Sonic origins release date: key art is shown for Sonic Origins

When was the Sonic Origins release date?

Sonic Origins released to digital storefronts on June 23, 2022. It came to Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox consoles, Steam, and the Epic Game Store all at the same time.

Which games are included in Sonic Origins?

Four titles are included in Sonic Origins; Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD. This is the first time we’ve seen Sonic 3 & Knuckles rereleased for quite some time, with rumors suggesting that the soundtrack to the game caused some legal issues due to copyright laws. Still, it’s finally here, and while originally released in two parts, the game is now together in one mega package as Sega always envisioned.

What are Sonic Origin’s new features?

In Sonic Origins you can play the titles in classic mode, with the 4:3 aspect ratio we experienced as kids. Or, you can play in anniversary mode, and enjoy a fully remastered version of each game that runs in widescreen. There are also missions, which award you with coins and the chance to unlock new content. There are new animated shorts and even remastered versions of the classic tracks.

Is there a Sonic Origins trailer?

Yes! You can check it out below.

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That’s all the information we have right now on Sonic Origins, be sure to check out our bumper guide to the very best Switch games and find another obsession today.