SEGA has finally officially confirmed the PC version of Sonic Generations with a press release. The game will be released only in digital form for PCs, but all the features of the console version, including stereoscopic 3D, achievements and leaderboard will be available in Steam .
LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO – 8 th October, 2011 – SEGA ® Europe Ltd. and SEGA ® of America, Inc. are delighted to confirm that Sonic Generations ™ will be released on PC and available via SEGA’s partners for PC digital download in November this year. Sonic Generations ™ is the ultimate celebration of 20 years of Sonic the Hedgehog and sees SEGA’s iconic mascot racing through a brand new adventure as both the much loved classic 1991 character, and the modern day video game hero he has become today.
Sonic Generations ™ for PC digital includes Steamworks features such as Steam Cloud, which allows save files to be stored on Steam’s servers so you can resume your game progress from any PC. As with the other console platforms, Sonic Generations ™ will be available to play in full stereoscopic 3D and will contain Achievements and online leaderboards.
Sonic Generations™ will be available via PC digital download as well as Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation ® 3 computer entertainment system on 4 th November 2011.
Also, there are new screenshots of the console/PC version, and Silver the Hedgehog is confirmed as a rival. See them in the full version.
Update : SEGA 's blog made it clear that Europe will get a boxed version of the game for PC , but a little later in November.