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Sonic Version 2 and 3
There are 2 versions of Sonic 1. One was released in USA/Europe/Japan, and version 2 was only released in Japan. Commonly referred to as the Japanese version, this is the 2nd version released in Japan.



Here I am holding both versions of Sonic 1 from Japan. As you can see, you can't tell the difference between the 2 of them.


Left: version 1, Right, version 2.


The clouds on the title screen and Green Hill Zone both move. Rather then make a huge animated gif, I just took 2 snapshots of the Version 2 GHZ.


In Labyrinth zone, the underwater area has a ripple effect added.


VERSION 3


This version involves the fixing of the "double spike" bug. When Sonic hits spikes, he loses his rings. Duh. When he hits more spikes, he dies. In version 3, this is fixed. Sonic 1 Version 3 was included in Sonic Mega Collection for the Gamecube, and with the help of SonicBlur, Just Me, and Haku Ronin we finnaly have it ripped! Get it Here!


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