This article pertains to the
beta elements of .
Sonic Advance 2
streaming video of shows footage from an early version of the game which holds a few differences. The video also appears as extra content in Sonic Advance 2 .
Sonic Mega Collection
In the streaming video,
Sonic Advance 2 originally had a simpler title screen. Here, the background always scrolls downwards.
An early character selection used character sprites from
and lacked the diagonal "SA2" text in the background.
A screenshot from
this image showed
for the first time. Notice
has corrupt color palette.
is also not there, and the four characters can only appear on screen in multiplayer mode. Multiple websites would replace the screenshot with one featuring a
fixed life icon
The sky in
is darker and less opaque than in the final game.
The Leaf Forest's sky is still in a darker color.
True Area 53
An older copyright on the black background from the original
Tokyo Game Show
TGS Version, possibly leftovers from the Tokyo Game Show version.
Old title screen background
The original, down-scrolling background on the title screen. This background was seen in the
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Sonic ( Super Sonic) | Tails | Knuckles | Cream | Cheese | Amy
Dr. Eggman | Vanilla | Guard Robo | Chao | Animals ( Deer, Elephant, Gorilla, Koala, Kangaroo, Lion, Parrot, Peacock, Penguin, Rabbit, Seal, Sea Otter, Skunk, Swallow) | Flicky
Zones Leaf Forest | Hot Crater | Music Plant | Ice Paradise | Sky Canyon | Techno Base | Egg Utopia | XX | True Area 53 | Special Stages
Balloon | Bell | Buzzer | Circus | Flickey | Geji-Geji | Gohla | Hammerhead | Kiki | Koura | Kubinaga | Kura-Kura | Kyura | Madillo | Mon | Mouse | Pen | Piko Piko | Spina | Star | Straw | Yado
EggHammerTankII | Egg Bomber Tank | Egg Totem | Aero Egg | Egg Saucer | Egg-Go-Round | Egg Frog | Super Eggrobo Z | True Area 53 boss
Techniques Regular moves
Amy Dash | Boost Mode | Bound | Chao Attack | Chao Rolling Attack | Double Spin Attack | Drill Claw | Double Punch | Flying | Grinding | Hammer Attack | Head Slide | Homing Attack | Jump Dash | Mid-Air Glide | Mid-Air Hammer Swirl | Propeller Flying | Spin Attack | Spin Dash | Spiral Attack | Skid Attack | Step Attack | Super Hammer Attack | Super Skid | Super Sonic Boost | Super Tails Swipe | Tail Swipe | Wall Climb
Mid-Air Trick Actions Big Air ( Happy Spring, Hop Jump, Petit Step, Spiral Upper) | Long Wind Jump ( Burning Straight, Humming Top, Sweet Roll, Window Jump) | Stop 'n' Slam ( Bound, Drill Claw, Mid-Air Hammer Swirl, Propeller Descent, Soft Bomber) | Quick Reverse ( Back Attack, Back Rotor, Back Star, Milky Turn)
Gimmicks and obstacles
Bumper wall | Cannon | Dash Panel | Fan | Gravity Control Switch | Grind Rail | Gymnastic Bar | Iron ball | Jump Panel | Pole | Rotating platform | Spikes | Spring
Box ( 1-Up, Attack, Brake, Confusion, Invincibility, Magnetic Barrier, Mosaic, Power Sneakers, Shield, Super Ring, Warp) | Chaos Emerald | Checkpoint | Ring | Special Ring
Auto Running | Chao Bounce | Chao Search | Corkscrew loop | Freeze | Time Attack | Time Over | Tiny Chao Garden | Shuttle loop | Winding Tunnel