Headcannon Reveals Involvement in Sega’s Sonic Origins Update

“We can’t wait for you to experience it!”.

You might recall how the Sonic Mania developer Headcannon had some involvement in Sonic Origins. Now, following the announcement of Sonic Origins Plus, the “indie game and utilities” developer has confirmed it’s “once again” cooperated with Sega to this time update the project.

In a lengthy series of tweets, it explained how it helped put Amy in the spotlight, helped out with Knuckles in Sonic CD and was able to supply “a few additional updates and enhancements” to help make this collection the “best it can be”. Here’s this announcement in full:

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Sega has recently announced that Headcannon, a game development studio, will be involved in the upcoming Sonic Origins update. This update is set to bring the classic Sonic the Hedgehog experience to modern platforms, and Headcannon is helping to make sure it’s done right.

Headcannon is a game development studio that was founded in 2010 by Christian Whitehead, Simon Thomley, and Tom Fry. They specialize in creating retro-style games that are faithful to the original source material. Their past work includes the critically acclaimed Sonic Mania, which was released in 2017.

The Sonic Origins update will bring the classic Sonic experience to modern platforms such as Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Headcannon will be responsible for porting the original game code from the Sega Genesis version of Sonic the Hedgehog to these new platforms. This will ensure that the game plays as close to the original as possible, while still taking advantage of modern hardware.

Headcannon is also helping to develop new content for the Sonic Origins update. This includes new levels, characters, and other features that will give players a fresh experience while still maintaining the classic feel of the original game.

The Sonic Origins update is set to be released sometime in 2021. It’s sure to be a hit with fans of the classic Sonic games, and Headcannon’s involvement will ensure that it lives up to expectations. With their expertise in retro-style game development, Headcannon is sure to make this update a success.