Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Classic 4+

SEGA Retro Mobile Arcade Game


    • 4.2 • 8.5K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases


One of the best selling SEGA games of all time - Sonic The Hedgehog 2 is now available for free on mobile! Rediscover SEGA’s super Sonic masterpiece!

Dr. Eggman is back to his old tricks, trying to find the seven Chaos Emeralds that will enable him to complete his ultimate weapon, the Death Egg. Only the triple threat of Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles can defeat him in this remaster from the team behind Sonic Mania!

Sonic The Hedgehog 2 joins the ever-increasing line-up of ‘SEGA Forever’, a treasure trove of free SEGA console classics brought to life on mobile for the first time!

- Twelve Badnik-infested zones to master, from underwater caverns to neon-lit casinos!
- Compete online, take on the Time Attack mode, and the all-new Boss Attack mode!
- Play the secret Hidden Palace Zone stage that didn't make it into the original release!
- Fight Dr. Eggman's creations, including the terrifying Mecha Sonic
- Obtain all the Chaos Emeralds to transform into Super Sonic and Super Knuckles!

- PLAY FREE with ad-support or ad-free via In-App Purchase
- SAVE YOUR GAMES – save your progress at any point in the game.
- LEADERBOARDS – compete with the world for high scores

"Without doubt, it's SEGA's best game ever." [96%] - Stuart Clarke, Mega Zone #25 (December 1992)
"Faster, slicker, more colourful, louder, bigger, and much, much tougher than the original." [96%] - Julian "Jaz" Rignall, Mean Machines SEGA #2 (November 1992)
"Packs a ton more punch than Bluey's first outing." [94%] - Paul Anglin, Computer & Video Games #132 (November 1992)

- This is the most complete version of Sonic The Hedgehog 2 to date, complete with widescreen, 60FPS action, and a remastered soundtrack!
- This was the first Sonic game to feature the Spin Dash move
- The Master System version was the first game Tails appeared in, although he wasn’t playable!
- Unlike the Mega Drive/Genesis original, you can now fly as Tails!

- The game was originally released worldwide in November 1992
- Original developer: Sonic Team & SEGA Technical Institute
- Designer: Hirokazu Yasuhara
- Lead Composer: Masato Nakamura

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What’s New

Version 4.7.3

Bug fixes and refinements

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
8.5K Ratings

8.5K Ratings

RandomGirl16 ,

Glitch, please help

Hey! Best app I’ve spent money on (Also the only app I’ve spent money on so far tbh, lol). Having lots of fun, way easier now than it was when I was 3 or 4 and playing on my Sega genesis (though still challenging!). That said, I’m leaving 4 stars instead of 5 because I can’t find a place on the app or your website that addresses the issue I’m currently having.
I reached the death egg zone, both as knuckles and as sonic+tails (well, at that point in the game it’s really just sonic but I digress). I was playing and dying (lol) as sonic, and I thought that it would be easier as knuckles since he can grab walls, so I beat the winged fortress zone that I was on and began the death egg zone as knuckles. I ended up dying again anyway because it’s still difficult (especially when the spikes explode out lol), but once I died, when I went back to my save files, both files showed as sonic+tails save files. I tested, and indeed, I’m sonic on both of them now. I’m not sure how this glitch happened or how to get my save file where I was knuckles on the death egg back. Would appreciate help, idk what to do beyond closing and restarting app and turning the phone off and back on. Will delete this description and make this review five stars if you can fix that or if the app somehow fixes its own error.

M_gamerTv ,

Sonic 2 original vs sonic 2 remake

1: The original sonic 2 special stages were just kinda 3D but you couldn’t see what was in front of you until I came very close to you and you had little to no reaction time but the sonic two remake special stages are real 3D and do you have lots of reaction time and can actually get chaos emeralds. 2: The original Sonic 2 does not have a save feature in the remake of Sonic 2 you have a save feature and you can play with no save and the save feature saves your chaos emeralds and it saves by act 3: in the original Sonic 2 hidden palace sound was scraped and the only way you could access it was by a cheat device in the Sonic 2 remake you can get to hidden palace zone by falling in to the infamous death hole i’ll give you a clue what the Hidden palace zone boss is 🎺 4:The characters you can play as are sonic and tails or just sonic of you are in sky chase zone wing fortress zone & death egg zone oh for her knuckles if you lock on sonic 2 mobile on with sonic and knuckles but in the sonic 2 remake you can play as just sonic in the entire game or sonic and tails or just tails or knuckles or knuckles and tails 5: in The original sonic 2 You could only play with the Sega Genesis controller in the Sonic 2 remake you can play with touch controls or a wireless controller

Kyudan 62 ,

Sega Forever is Denuvo for iOS

The classic Sonic series was probably one of the first sets of games I've played, and they're probably why I love retro games. The Christian Whitehead ports for iOS are wonderful, and I'm glad to have the old Sonic games on my iPad. I hate it, however, when Sega adds unnecessary garbage like Sega Forever to their games. The mobile port of Sonic 2 was just as great as the original with controls if not better. Since that Sega Forever update, the controls just broke. The d-pad would have a delay of 1-5 seconds before either changing directions or resetting when I let go. The jump button no longer works half of the time, forcing me to die over and over. Even the momentum came off as a bit broken. This makes the whole game nearly unplayable. Nobody likes losing control in a game, and neither do I. The ad issue was moot to me because I paid three dollars before the garbage Sega Forever update. This is why you don't let Sega mess with Classic Sonic. I'm not willing to buy another one of your ports or games unless I know for a FACT that someone more responsible is behind the controls. Get rid of the update! Go back to when it was run by Chris Whitehead. Only then will I put 5 stars, you money-hungry, thick headed, fools.

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