- Steam users can play “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” for free until Oct. 19
- It’s part of the 60th anniversary celebration of Sega, which started as a slot machine maker
- “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” is famous for introducing the world to two-tailed fox sidekick Tails
In celebration of Sega’s 60th year, a beloved sequel from the glory days of the Sega Genesis is now free to play on Steam.
“Sonic the Hedgehog 2,” first released in 1992 as a sequel to the first appearance of the furry, blue hedgehog, is free on Steam until Oct. 19. This classic had most of the elements from the previous game with one crucial addition, namely Tails, the twin-tailed fox who serves as Sonic’s sidekick.
Since Tails’ debut, he has appeared in several more video games and comics, as well as on Sonic’s adventures as an animated character. Miles “Tails” Prower is Sonic’s