The Xbox Series X and Series S is a line of home video game consoles released by Microsoft and is the successor to the Xbox One line. It was released in November 2020 as part of the ninth generation of consoles, competing against Sony's PlayStation 5 and Nintendo's Switch.

Currently no new Sonic games have been announced for the system, but all of the games playable on the Xbox One are playable on the new consoles.[1]


Backwards compatibility

The consoles support all Sonic games playable on the Xbox One, which also includes all of its backwards compatible Sonic games. All of the games are able to perform better on Series X and Series S than on their predecessors.[1]

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Sonic the Hedgehog
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Sonic the Hedgehog 2
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Sonic the Hedgehog 3
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Sonic & Knuckles
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Sonic the Hedgehog CD
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Sonic the Fighters
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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II
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Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
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Sonic Adventure
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Sonic Adventure 2
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Sonic Generations
Sonic Unleashed
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Sonic Mania
Sonic Forces
Sonic Mania Plus
Sega Genesis Classics
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Team Sonic Racing


  1. 1.0 1.1 Spencer, Phil (16 July 2020). You Are the Future of Gaming. Xbox Wire. Archived from the original on 14 November 2020. Retrieved on 15 November 2020. “It’s our intent for all Xbox One games that do not require Kinect to play on Xbox Series X at the launch of the console. And because of the unprecedented power of Xbox Series X, most of your favorite games will load faster and look and perform many times better on the new console.”

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