SEGA of America Inc. and SEGA Europe Ltd. have today launched Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode II. Available now throughout Europe, Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode II today makes it’s debut on PlayStation Network, Xbox LIVE Arcade and Steam for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC respectively.
This new entry in the Sonic The Hedgehog 4 storyline has the iconic blue hedgehog taking on two legendary rivals with the help of one of his oldest friends, Miles “Tails” Prower. Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode II also offers players who have purchased Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode I the exclusive chance to experience Episode Metal, a special unlockable story available to anyone who owns both titles on the same platform. Lead one of our hero’s greatest foes, Metal Sonic, across four reworked Acts from Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode I to learn more about how he survived the events at the end of Sonic CD.
“Sonic 4 Episode II is very special because we’ve integrated community feedback into the game,” said Haruki Satomi, Senior Vice President of Digital Business at SEGA of America. “We have some of the most loyal and dedicated fans and I hope they enjoy this next chapter in the Sonic 4 saga.”
Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode II is available today on the PlayStation Network and Steam for $14.99 USD, and via the Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 for 1200 points. On 17th May 2012, it will be available for iPhone and iPad on the iTunes App Store for $6.99. Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode II and Episode Metal will also be coming to Android Device systems this June, and Windows Mobile Phones in July. Electronic Theatre will keep you updated with all the latest details on Sonic The Hedgehog 4.