Sonic CD (2012)

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Sonic CD
Sonic CD cover
Developers
Sonic Team
Windows BlitWorks
Windows Christian Whitehead
Publishers
Sega
Engines
Retro Engine
Release dates
Windows January 19, 2012
Sonic CD (2012) at Wikipedia
Sonic the Hedgehog
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This page is for the updated version. For the 1996 version, see Sonic CD (1996).

Key points

Includes both the US and Japanese/European soundtracks.
Game physics and speed are tied around 60 FPS, meaning slowdowns on lower end machines and speedups with high refresh rate monitors.

General information

Official developer site
Sonic News Network - A massive wiki for the Sonic the Hedgehog universe
Sonic Retro - A huge fan site for everything Sonic the Hedgehog. Mods for all the games can be found here.
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/200940/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\200940
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/200940/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

External video settings.
External video settings.

Input settings[edit]

Xbox 360 Controller layout for the game.
Xbox 360 Controller layout for the game.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
No mouse support.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Except for display mode window.
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

In-game soundtrack selection menu.
In-game soundtrack selection menu.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 321 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/200940/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (200940) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References