Sonic Origins Plus Launches Major Update; 2 New Features & Several Game Fixes

Sega has announced that their 2D platforming collection, Sonic Origins Plus, has been updated, fixing a significant number of issues while also adding two new minor features.

You can view these quoted patch notes below:

  • New Feature – Players can toggle off the Clean Filter to have a “nearest neighbor” pixel rendering in Sonic 1/2/3&K/CD and all Game Gear games in the Options Menu.
  • New Feature – Players can toggle Game Gear sound to Mono in the Options Menu. This feature addresses the “double audio” Game Gear audio issue.
  • Game Gear games will now fill into the provided screen space properly.
  • Super Amy will have proper after-images while running.
  • Amy’s movements will appear smoother in Sonic 2 Special Stages.
  • Metallic Madness Zone 2 item boxes’ location and contents are properly placed.
  • In Quartz Quadrant Zone 2, Amy will no longer disappear as the camera moves away in certain conditions.
  • Players can now pause the game while in Doomsday Zone.
  • In Boss Rush mode against Egg Tilter, Knuckles will have proper rolling animations from springs.
  • In Flying Battery Zone, spin-dashing into the magnetic presses will no longer result in instant collision death.
  • The correct description for “Jump” is now present in the Chinese localization of the Sonic 3&K digital manual.
  • In Competition Mode, Knuckles’ change direction movement has been adjusted.
  • Additional physics adjustments have been made in Sandopolis Zone.
  • Menu text will no longer shrink after entering the Museum and returning to the Main Menu.
  • Amy will now be able to complete stage loops while using her Rush Attack.
  • The game will no longer crash while playing as Sonic and Tails after collecting the 6th Chaos Emerald in Sonic 1.
  • In Sonic CD, Extras that are unlocked will now remain unlocked.
  • In Sonic CD, Amy will appear in the proper coordinates after time travelling in certain levels.

Platform-Specific Updates:

  • Save Data corruption will no longer occur in rare instances on PC (Steam/Epic Game Store).

Sonic Origins, the collection containing Sonic the Hedgehog 12Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD, is available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store. This compilation boasts a plethora of additional content, such as Mission Mode and unlockable historic Sonic the Hedgehog content.

Sonic Origins Plus is also available on the same platforms, adding playable Classic Amy, 12 Game Gear Titles, and more.

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