Sonic the Hedgehog (8-bit video game)

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This article is about the 8-bit video game. For the 16-bit game, see Sonic the Hedgehog (16-bit video game). For the film, see Sonic the Hedgehog (film). For the series, see Sonic the Hedgehog.

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Sonic the Hedgehog
Developer Ancient
Publisher Sega
Systems 3DS, Game Gear, Game Gear Micro, Master System, Wii
Released Master System
EU: November 1991
WW: December 1991
Game Gear
WW: December 28, 1991
Wii Virtual Console (Master System)
NA: August 4, 2008
JP: August 5, 2008
AU/EU: September 19, 2008
3DS Virtual Console (Game Gear)
AU/EU/NA: June 13, 2013
JP: December 4, 2013
Game Gear Micro (Game Gear)
JP: October 6, 2020
Added to
Game Gear Micro (Game Gear): March 26, 2021

Sonic the Hedgehog is a platform video game developed by Ancient and published by Sega. It is the first 8-bit Sonic the Hedgehog video game.