Sonic Origins Revenue Amounted to Almost $2 Million in the First Month of Release on Steam
Sonic Origins, the much-anticipated video game collection that contains remasters of the first four platform games in the Sonic the Hedgehog series, was developed by Sonic Team and published by SEGA. The game was released on Steam on June 22, 2022, and since then, it has captured the hearts of Sonic fans worldwide.
According to GameSensor's forecast, during the first month of the game's release on Steam, Sonic Origins sales amounted to almost $2 million, and the number of Sonic Origins copies sold during the same time amounted to almost 50,000. The game is available on PC and such consoles as PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and Nintendo Switch.
Sonic Origins has received mixed reviews, with a 3-star rating out of 5 on Steam and 4.4 points out of 10 rating from players on Metacritic, while critics gave it a 73 out of 100. Despite mixed reviews, Sonic Origins has become a top seller among Sonic games on Steam.
For the developer Sonic Team, the game is the fifth project on the Steam platform, but the publisher SEGA has already released almost 200 games on the Steam platform. It is worth noting that almost 80% of players who purchased Sonic Origins on Steam speak English, and almost 10% speak Spanish, but the game also supports Korean, French, German, and other languages.
The Sonic Origins collection includes Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Sonic CD, and Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles. The remastered games feature updated graphics, improved audio, and new features, making the games more accessible and enjoyable for modern players.
Sonic Origins sales have been a huge success, and the revenue generated by the game is significant. With the popularity of Sonic the Hedgehog, the remastered collection is a must-have for any fan of the series.
In conclusion, Sonic Origins is a fantastic addition to the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. The game offers a nostalgic trip down memory lane for older players while introducing younger players to classic platformers. With its impressive sales figures and significant revenue generated, it's clear that Sonic Origins is a beloved collection among Sonic fans.
More statistics on the number of Sonic Origins copies sold can be found here.