Being the blue hedgehog, probably, one of the most successful video game icons of the 90s, Sonic has become one of the most prolific franchises in all of history, but do you know which are the games that have sold the most throughout its 32 years of life? Here we are going to discover some names that you surely do not expect.
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Originally created to try to find a character to rival Mario, Sega’s character has managed to earn a place in the hearts of gamers of all generations thanks to its speed and such addictive gameplay that it has been part of our lives on all consoles and gaming systems that have hit the market for three decades.
So to thank this icon of videogames as much as he has given us, here we bring you top five games sonic which have been most successfulas far as sales are concerned. Come on, let’s make way for our select list.
5.Sonic Mega Collection Plus
In fifth place we have a compilation of classic hedgehog games that came out in the early 2000s – specifically in 2004. For the players of the time, it was a unique opportunity to have hours of fun with their favorite characters on the same disc, remembering their time on the Mega Drive. In sales, achieved about 1.83 million copies worldwide.
4.Sonic the Hedgehog (2006)
Undoubtedly the game with the greatest hype of the franchise, as well as one of the biggest disappointments. Although many in their day came to enjoy it, it is true that the title has not aged well at all. However, that does not mean that it was all a success in its day with 2.69 million units sold globally. A great achievement no matter how you look at it.
The character’s first title for the Nintendo DS. This game took us back to the origins of the saga, bringing us a scroll side in which we will have to save two worlds from destruction. For the most nostalgic of the franchise, this cartridge became a gem, achieving 3 million units sold. If you like the titles of sonic old-fashioned, you cannot miss this –already– classic.
2.Sonic the Hedgehog 2
The character’s second adventure in the early 90s was responsible for bringing to the table many of the most classic elements of the franchise, such as some of the most remembered settings, as well as classic characters such as Tails, the friendly flying fox who accompanied our protagonist, in sales he did very well, getting 6 million cartridges sold.
1.Sonic the Hedgehog
There is nothing like the first of all. The one from 1991. The title that came out for the highly remembered Mega Drive –later Master System and Game Gear– and introduced us to a world of memorable characters. From Sonic to Dr. Robotnik going through all the robots that we will meet along the way. In sales was a monster hit, achieving a whopping 15 million units sold all over the planet. He deserved no less…