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Sonic Origins and Sonic Origins Plus (Switch): all the updates (latest: Ver. 2.0.1)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for Sonic Origins and Sonic Origins Plus on Nintendo Switch (originally released on June 23rd 2022 in Europe, North America, and Japan and June 23rd 2023 in North America, Europe, and Japan respectively)!

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Sonic Origins Plus – Ver. 2.0.1

  • Release date: August 24th 2023 (North America, Europe) / August 25th 2023 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • New Feature – Players can toggle off the Clean Filter to have a “nearest neighbor” pixel rendering in Sonic 1/2/3&K/CD and all Game Gear games in the Options Menu.
  • New Feature – Players can toggle Game Gear sound to Mono in the Options Menu. This feature addresses the “double audio” Game Gear audio issue.
  • Game Gear games will now fill into the provided screen space properly.
  • Super Amy will have proper after-images while running.
  • Amy’s movements will appear smoother in Sonic 2 Special Stages.
  • Metallic Madness Zone 2 item boxes location and contents are properly placed.
  • In Quartz Quadrant Zone 2, Amy will no longer disappear as the camera moves away in certain conditions.
  • Players can now pause the game while in Doomsday Zone.
  • In Boss Rush mode against Egg Tilter, Knuckles will have proper rolling animations from springs.
  • In Flying Battery Zone, spin-dashing into the magnetic presses will no longer result in instant collision death.
  •  The correct description for “Jump” is now present in the Chinese localization of the Sonic 3&K digital manual.
  • In Competition Mode, Knuckles’ change direction movement has been adjusted.
  • Additional physics adjustments have been made in Sandopolis Zone.
  • Menu text will no longer shrink after entering the Museum and returning to the Main Menu.
  • Amy will now be able to complete stage loops while using her Rush Attack.
  • The game will no longer crash while playing as Sonic and Tails after collecting the 6th Chaos Emerald in Sonic 1.
  • In Sonic CD, Extras that are unlocked will now remain unlocked.
  • In Sonic CD, Amy will appear in the proper coordinates after time travelling in certain levels.
  • The opening animation quality is improved on the Nintendo Switch
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: SEGA (Steam) / SEGA (Twitter)

Sonic Origins Plus – Ver. 2.0.0

  • Release date: June 23rd 2023 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • Additional notes: this is the base version of the game.
  • Source: game

Sonic Origins – Ver. 1.04

  • Release date: August 4th 2022 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Game crashing issues
  • Issues with Tails’ AI
  • Sound bugs
  • Menu and controller issues
  • Museum miscredits
  • Data saving issues
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: SEGA PR

How to download updates for Sonic Origins for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Sonic Origins, you have three options:

  • let the console do its thing if you have automatic downloads activated, and didn’t completely turn it off

If not…

  • try to launch the game from the Home Menu while being connected to the internet. You should get a prompt when doing so: simply follow the instructions on screen;


  • select the game > press either + or – to go to the Options page > select Software update > select Via the Internet.

To check that you have the latest version installed, simply select the game on the Home Menu, and press – or + to go to the Options: the version number is displayed just below the game title.


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