Sonic the Hedgehog 2 – Beta 4 Found

A new glimpse into Sega’s development history has been found:  A previously unreleased prototype of Sonic The Hedgehog 2:

There aren’t any drastic changes from the final release and most were small things like adding a signpost for a “save” area:

Some mistakes were found that made certain levels unbeatable, such as this platform which is rotating in the final version:

So, overall, nothing drastic, but still a fun glimpse into the development cycle of one of the most popular…and many people’s favorite Sonic game of all time.


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