sonic origins‘ yesterday’s launch saw the return of the blue blur classic Mega Drive/Genesis games, all rolled into one on modern consoles. The most striking part of the package is Sonic 3 and Knuckleswhich sees sonic 3 ported to consoles with new, HD upgrades for the first time.
To make this version possible, Headcannon, one of the developers behind the wonders sound frenzy – Worked with Sega to recreate the classic interlocking duo on the Retro Engine. Now that the collection is out, Headcannon’s Simon Thomley’s alias Stealth has acknowledged some of the issues in the final release and shared some of the complications behind them on Twitter.
The full thread (quite lengthy and well worth reading in its entirety) details how Stealth and the team delivered a build that they acknowledged needed some tweaking, but Stealth also noted bugs that weren’t in the Headcannon’s build in the final build – Sega integrated the team’s work into the overall Origins game. result of it.
Stealth also said that he wanted the team to “fix these issues” and make major fixes before Origins ships, asking about possibly delaying the game, which is not possible – which is certainly understandable from a marketing point of view when it’s Sonic’s birthday while the game is locked for launch. Headcannon is currently awaiting news from Sega as to whether it will be able to apply some post-release patches.
It’s worth noting that Stealth has been careful to clarify that the issue is complex, and that other members working on this version of Sonic 3 highly compliment Sega employees who are called by their names, including the Sonic Team president. Takashi Iizuka:
Sega has yet to respond or reveal whether patches will be released. While the aforementioned problems may not be noticed by new players to the games, Sonic fans who started the series in the 90s point out several differences. However, the biggest changes – those that affect sound tracks Attributed to Michael Jackson and/or his team – more commonly noted, most notably From Yuji Naka himself.
If there are any updates to the game, you can be sure that we will let you know.