Sonic the Hedgehog 3

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Sonic the Hedgehog 3
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Virtual Console, Xbox 360, RealOne Arcade
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Supporting companies:
Sound driver: SMPS Z80 (modified) (Sonic & Knuckles)
Genre: Action[1][2]

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥5,8005,800 G-5531
Sega Mega Drive
US
$69.9969.99[6][7] 1079
Videogame Rating Council: GA
Sega Mega Drive
US
(Mega Hit)
$19.9919.99[8] 1079
ESRB: Kids to Adults
Sega Mega Drive
EU
1079
Sega Mega Drive
DE
Sega Mega Drive
ES
Sega Mega Drive
FR
Sega Mega Drive
PT
MDJ1079
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£49.9949.99[13][14] 1079
Sega Mega Drive
SE
(Rental)
Sega Mega Drive
GR
Sega Mega Drive
AU
$149.95149.95[17]
Sega Mega Drive
AU
(Platinum)
FSON07SMC
Sega Mega Drive
BR
046190
Sega Mega Drive
KR
GM93050JG
Sega Mega Drive
AS
1079
RealOne Arcade
US
Xbox 360
JP
400MSP400
CERO: A
Xbox 360
JP
(Otameshiban)
FREEfree
CERO: A
Xbox 360
US
400MSP400[19]
ESRB: Everyone
Xbox 360
US
(Trial Game)
FREEfree
ESRB: Everyone
Xbox 360
EU
400MSP400[21]
PEGI: 3+
Xbox 360
EU
(Trial Game)
FREEfree
PEGI: 3+
Xbox 360
DE
400MSP400[22]
USK: 6
Xbox 360
DE
(Trial Game)
FREEfree
USK: 6
Xbox 360
UK
400MSP400[20]
PEGI: 3+
Xbox 360
UK
(Trial Game)
FREEfree
PEGI: 3+
Xbox 360
AU
400MSP400[23]
OFLC: General (G)
Xbox 360
AU
(Trial Game)
FREEfree
OFLC: General (G)
Xbox 360
KR
GRB: All
Xbox 360
KR
(Pyeong-gapan Game)
FREEfree
GRB: All
Wii Virtual Console
JP
600pts600[27]
CERO: A
Wii Virtual Console
US
800pts800[28]
ESRB: Everyone
Wii Virtual Console
EU
800pts800[29]
PEGI: 3+
Wii Virtual Console
AU
800pts800[31]
OFLC: General (G)
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Production credits

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Magazine articles

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
(RU)
90
[32]
(BR)
94
[33]
(DE)
92
[34]
(JP) NTSC-J
80
[35]
(RU)
80
[36]
(UK)
94
[37]
(US) NTSC-U
95
[38]
(RU)
80
[39]
(RU)
90
[40]
(US) NTSC-U
92
[41]
(US) NTSC-U
92
[42]
(US) NTSC-U
95
[6]
(DE)
87
[43]
(UK)
90
[44]
(AU)
90
[45]
(SI)
90
[46]
(FR) PAL
94
[47]
(DE) PAL
85
[48]
(UK) PAL
90
[49]
(UK) PAL
93
[50]
(DE) PAL
83
[51]
(FR)
97
[52]
(DE) PAL
85
[53]
(UK) PAL
94
[54]
(UK) PAL
92
[55]
(UK) PAL
93
[56]
(ES)
95
[57]
(UK) PAL
94
[58]
(AU)
93
[59]
(FR)
98
[60]
(YU)
86
[61]
(DE) PAL
89
[62]
(UK)
90
[63]
(NL)
93
[64]
(CZ)
80
[65]
(DE) PAL
93
[66]
(UK)
95
[67]
(UK) PAL
90
[68]
(UK) PAL
87
[69]
(UK) PAL
93
[70]
(SE)
92
[71]
(RU)
72
[72]
(FR) PAL
90
[73]
(UK) PAL
95
[74]
(AR)
90
[75]
(AU) (AU)
90
[76]
(ES)
97
[77]
(RU)
85
[78]
(RU)
86
[79]
(DE)
83
[80]
(US) NTSC-U
90
[7]
Sega Mega Drive
90
Based on
51 reviews

Sonic the Hedgehog 3

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
(JP) NTSC-J
75
[81]
Xbox 360
75
Based on
1 review

Sonic the Hedgehog 3

Main article: Sonic the Hedgehog 3/Magazine articles.

Technical information

Main article: Sonic the Hedgehog 3/Technical information.

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