Sonic the Hedgehog 2

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Sonic the Hedgehog 2
DeveloperSega Technical Institute
Sonic Team
PublisherSega
Tec Toy (Mega Drive in Brazil)
SystemsAndroid, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Genesis, Genesis Mini, iOS, Linux, macOS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Saturn, Switch, Wii, Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One
ReleasedGenesis/Mega Drive
JP: November 21, 1992
NA: November 24, 1992
EU: November 24, 1992
AU: December 1, 1992
Brazil: 1992
Saturn
JP: 20 June 1997
NA: 22 August 1997
EU: 28 August 1997
GameCube
NA: November 10, 2002
JP: December 18, 2002
EU: March 7, 2003
PlayStation 2, Xbox
NA: November 2, 2004
JP: December 9, 2004
EU: February 4, 2005
Windows
EU: March 31, 2006
NA: March 9, 2007
WW: October 26, 2010
Wii
JP: June 19, 2007
NA: December 8, 2008
EU/AU: December 26, 2008
Xbox 360
WW: September 12, 2007
Nintendo DS
NA: March 2, 2010
AU: March 11, 2010
EU: March 12, 2010
PlayStation 3
NA: April 19, 2011
EU/AU: April 20, 2011
JP: July 28, 2011
iOS/Android
WW: December 12, 2013
Nintendo 3DS
JP: September 22, 2015
WW: October 8, 2015
Linux, macOS, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
WW: May 29, 2018
Nintendo Switch
WW: December 7, 2018
Sega Genesis Mini
WW: September 19, 2019
Added to
museum
Genesis: December 25, 1992
Windows: March 11, 2016
Android: December 19, 2018
Linux, macOS: December 21, 2018
Genesis Mini: May 4, 2019

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is the second 16-bit game in the Sonic the Hedgehog series, and the fourth overall.

Versions

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 was originally released for the Sega Genesis in 1992. It was released in the Sonic Jam compilation for Saturn in 1997, in Sonic Mega Collection for GameCube in 2002, in Sonic Mega Collection Plus for PlayStation 2 and Xbox in 2004 and for Windows in 2006. It was then released for Wii Virtual Console and Xbox 360 in 2007, in Sonic Classic Collection for Nintendo DS in 2010, for PlayStation 3 in 2011, for Android, and iOS in 2013, and for Nintendo 3DS in 2015. It was then released in the Sega Genesis Classics compilation for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in 2018.