The original Sonic the Hedgehog game is coming to Tesla vehicles

Sega is bringing again the original 1991 Sonic the Hedgehog game — this time for Tesla Arcade. A PR consultant for the firm informed The Verge that Sonic the Hedgehog 1 will likely be obtainable on all Tesla fashions however didn’t share a timeline.

Elon Musk tweeted about the new Sonic game by as soon as once more pestering senator Bernie Sanders. The Tesla CEO replied to his personal November tweet of a Bernie Sanders “as soon as once more asking” meme the place the senator is poorly photoshopped with Dr. Robotnik’s mustache and glasses… asking for Chaos Emeralds (the in-game secret power-ups scattered in every zone).

Sonic, the Hedgehog, game coming to all Teslas!

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 12, 2021


Sonic 1 is the crazy-fast facet scroller the place the titular blue hedgehog rushes to the end whereas gathering golden rings. As a grim reminder: it’s the one the place urgent Down and A does nothing — although some re-releases (and there are a variety of re-releases) did add the Sonic 2 “spin-dash” transfer that hurls Sonic ahead from a stand-still.

On a table, there are four devices: an iPhone 13 mini, Genesis mini, Nintendo Switch with blue and red joy cons, and a rose gold MacBook Air. devices with screens are showing sonic the hedgehog 1 game. A sonic character image on a coaster is propped up in the genesis console slot.

It took me 4 minutes to prepare an image of 4 platforms which have Sonic 1.

Picture: The Verge (by Umar Shakir)

Talking of re-releases, Sonic 1 is obtainable on nearly each platform — and is not thought to be the better of the essential Sonic video games (Verge writers agree Sonic 2, Sonic 3, Sonic & Knuckles, and Sonic 3 & Knuckles are all far superior video games).

Sonic 1 is additionally a way more repetitive game since there are six “Zones” with three lengthy acts every, in contrast to 10 zones with two acts every in Sonic 2 — giving gamers much more selection.

Tesla Arcade has turn into the explanation for security considerations as a result of some video games work whereas the car is in movement. Current video games added to the Tesla Arcade corresponding to Sky Pressure Reloaded will work when you’re driving, but it surely stays to be seen if Sonic will even work that approach. “Passengers flip into gamers as they race at lightning pace throughout basic zones,” reads the assertion The Verge acquired from Sega — a reminder that video games are just for passengers.

It’s cool to see Tesla nonetheless releasing new video games — and although the firm has not but delivered on guarantees of high-end video games like The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077 for the new Mannequin S with an AMD chipset, it has teased and launched platformers like Cuphead earlier than.

Sega tells us that the game will help a USB-connected controller, so we anticipate {that a} USB Genesis controller will work for the full-speed nostalgic expertise of zipping by means of Inexperienced Hill Zone… simply preserve your seat belt on.

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