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Sonic Generations: Ultimate Edition
Developer Sonic Team
Publisher Sega
Platform Nintendo Wii U, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo 3DS
Release 2016
Modes Story mode
Challenge mode
Online multiplayer

Sonic Generation: Ultimate Edition is a much larger version of Sonic Generations. It has the Classic and Modern versions of many characters as playable characters.

Stories Edit

The game has a total of 13 stories, which consist of 12 characters' stories and a last story. Each story needs to be unlocked.

  • Sonic's story: Complete the starting level (Green Hill as Classic Sonic)
  • Tails' story: Rescue Tails in Sonic's story
  • Knuckles' story: Defeat the Classic Era rival in any story
  • Espio's story: Rescue Espio in Knuckles' story
  • Amy's story: Finish one Dreamcast Era level in any story
  • Cream's story: Rescue Cream in Amy's story
  • Shadow's story: Defeat the Dreamcast Era rival in any story
  • Rouge's story: Rescue Rouge in Shadow's story
  • Silver's story: Finish one Modern Era level in any story
  • Blaze's story: Rescue Blaze in Silver's story
  • Vector's story: Defeat the Modern Era rival in any story
  • Charmy's story: Rescue Charmy in Vector's story
  • Last story: Complete every character's story

In the characters' stories, the characters need to rescue other characters who were frozen by the Time Eater. In the last story, the characters team up in order to find the Chaos Emeralds and the Master Emerald so that the two Sonics can turn into Super Sonics and defeat the Time Eater, which is controlled by Classic Eggman and Modern Eggman.

Characters Edit

Best friends have a larger role in the characters' stories than other characters.

Classic Era Characters Edit

  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Tails' best friend)
  • Miles "Tails" Prower (Sonic's best friend)
  • Knuckles the Echidna (Espio's best friend)
  • Espio the Chameleon (Knuckles' best friend)

Dreamcast Era Characters Edit

  • Amy Rose (Cream's best friend)
  • Cream the Rabbit (Amy's best friend)
  • Shadow the Hedgehog (Rouge's best friend)
  • Rouge the Bat (Shadow's best friend)

Modern Era Characters Edit

  • Silver the Hedgehog (Blaze's best friend)
  • Blaze the Cat (Silver's best friend)
  • Vector the Crocodile (Charmy's best friend)
  • Charmy Bee (Vector's best friend)

Rivals Edit

Each character fights a Metal, Doll or Android version of themselves in their era. Classic era characters fight Classic copies while Dreamcast and Modern era characters fight Modern copies.

  • Metal Sonic
  • Tails Doll
  • Metal Knuckles
  • Metal Espio
  • Metal Amy
  • Cream Doll
  • Shadow Android
  • Rouge Doll
  • Silver Android
  • Blaze Doll
  • Vector Android
  • Charmy Android

Besides the copies, the characters fight two other playable characters. Classic vs. Dreamcast battles are fought with Classic characters, the others are fought with Modern characters.

  • Sonic vs. Shadow vs. Silver
  • Tails vs. Cream vs. Charmy
  • Knuckles vs. Rouge vs. Vector
  • Espio vs. Amy vs. Blaze

Villains Edit

  • Dr. Eggman

Bosses Edit

Classic era bosses are fought as Classic characters while Dreamcast and Modern era bosses are fought as Modern characters. Time Eater is fought by Classic and Modern Super Sonic.

Sonic's story

  • Death Egg Robot
  • Perfect Chaos
  • Egg Dragoon

Tails' story

  • Water Eggman
  • Egg Hornet
  • Egg Genesis

Knuckles' story

  • Mecha Sonic
  • King Boom Boo
  • Egg Destroyer

Espio's story

  • King Metal Sonic
  • Egg Hawk
  • Ifrit

Amy's story

  • EGG-HVC-001
  • E-100 alpha
  • Nega-Mother Wisp

Cream's story

  • Drill Eggman
  • Gemerl
  • Egg King

Shadow's story

  • Big Arm
  • Biolizard
  • Mephiles the Dark

Rouge's story

  • Flame Mobile
  • R-I/A Flying Dog
  • Egg Bull

Silver's story

  • Egg Mobile-H
  • EGG X
  • Iblis

Blaze's story

  • Flying Eggman
  • Egg Viper
  • Ghost Rex

Vector's story

  • Hot Mobile
  • Egg Albatross
  • Egg Dealer

Charmy's story

  • Barrier Eggman
  • Egg Emperor
  • Captain Jelly

Last story

  • Time Eater (fought as Classic and Modern Super Sonic)

Levels Edit

The character rescued after a regular level is mentioned after the level. Characters are rescued after completing the level with both the Classic and the Modern character. All rescued characters are Modern characters. In the rival levels, the rival is mentioned after the level. In the last story, the playable character and the object collected are listed.

The characters' regular levels are completed as both the Classic and Modern versions separately. In the last story, the Classic and Modern versions are played as together.

Sonic's story Edit

Regular levels

  • Green Hill (Tails)
  • Chemical Plant (Espio)
  • Sky Sanctuary (Knuckles)
  • Speed Highway (Amy)
  • City Escape (Rouge)
  • Seaside Hill (Cream)
  • Crisis City (Blaze)
  • Rooftop Run (Vector)
  • Planet Wisp (Charmy)

Rival levels

  • Stardust Speedway (Classic Metal Sonic)
  • Casino Night (Classic Shadow)
  • Crisis City (Modern Silver)

Tails' story Edit

Regular levels

  • Emerald Hill (Sonic)
  • IceCap (Espio)
  • Flying Battery (Knuckles)
  • Windy Valley (Amy)
  • Prison Lane (Rouge)
  • Circus Park (Shadow)
  • Aquatic Base (Silver)
  • Windmill Isle (Blaze)
  • Tropical Resort (Vector)

Rival levels

  • Resort Island (Classic Tails Doll)
  • Aquatic Ruin (Classic Cream)
  • Tropical Resort (Modern Charmy)

Knuckles' story Edit

Regular levels

  • Angel Island (Tails)
  • Lava Reef (Sonic)
  • Techno Tower (Espio)
  • Red Mountain (Amy)
  • Pumpkin Hill (Shadow)
  • Mystic Mansion (Cream)
  • Flame Core (Blaze)
  • Sky Park (Silver)
  • Sunset Forest (Charmy)

Rival levels

  • Radical City (Classic Metal Knuckles)
  • Wacky Workbench (Classic Rouge)
  • Sky Park (Modern Vector)

Espio's story Edit

Regular levels

  • Labyrinth (Sonic)
  • Mystic Cave (Tails)
  • Speed Slicer (Knuckles)
  • Emerald Coast (Rouge)
  • Pyramid Cave (Shadow)
  • Power Plant (Cream)
  • Mad Matrix (Shadow)
  • Mystic Haunt (Silver)
  • Dragon Road (Vector)
  • Terminal Velocity (Charmy)

Rival levels

  • Marina Madness (Classic Metal Espio)
  • Collision Chaos (Classic Amy)
  • Mystic Haunt (Modern Blaze)

Amy's story Edit

Regular levels

  • Collision Chaos (Sonic)
  • Carnival Night (Tails)
  • Hidden Palace (Knuckles)
  • Twinkle Park (Cream)
  • Route 99 (Rouge)
  • Cryptic Castle (Shadow)
  • Dusty Desert (Silver)
  • Skyscraper Scamper (Vector)
  • Asteroid Coaster (Charmy)

Rival levels

  • Collision Chaos (Classic Espio)
  • Hot Shelter (Modern Metal Amy)
  • White Jungle (Modern Blaze)

Cream's story Edit

Regular levels

  • Aquatic Ruin (Sonic)
  • Tidal Tempest (Espio)
  • Marble Garden (Knuckles)
  • Ice Paradise (Amy)
  • Hang Castle (Shadow)
  • Sunset Hill (Rouge)
  • Mirage Road (Blaze)
  • Arid Sands (Vector)
  • Sweet Mountain (Silver)

Rival levels

  • Aquatic Ruin (Classic Tails)
  • Sky Canyon (Moder Cream Doll)
  • Casino Park (Modern Charmy)

Shadow's story Edit

Regular levels

  • Marble (Espio)
  • Casino Night (Tails)
  • Mushroom Hill (Knuckles)
  • Radical Highway (Rouge)
  • Rail Canyon (Amy)
  • Sky Troops (Cream)
  • White Acropolis (Blaze)
  • Forest Falls (Vector)
  • Blue Coast (Charmy)

Rival levels

  • Casino Night (Classic Sonic)
  • Final Chase (Modern Shadow Android)
  • Sky Rail (Modern Silver)

Rouge's story Edit

Regular levels

  • Star Light (Sonic)
  • Oil Ocean (Tails)
  • Wacky Workbench (Espio)
  • Dry Lagoon (Shadow)
  • Frog Forest (Amy)
  • Digital Circuit (Cream)
  • Tropical Jungle (Blaze)
  • Neon Palace (Silver)
  • Savannah Citadel (Charmy)

Rival levels

  • Wacky Workbench (Classic Knuckles)
  • Mad Space (Modern Rouge Doll)
  • Wild Canyon (Modern Vector)

Silver's story Edit

Regular levels

  • Wind Fortress (Tails)
  • Metallic Madness (Espio)
  • Hydrocity (Knuckles)
  • Sky Rail (Rouge)
  • Music Plant (Cream)
  • Grand Metropolis (Amy)
  • Kingdom Valley (Blaze)
  • Crystal Mountain (Vector)
  • Chaotic Inferno (Charmy)

Rival levels

  • Crisis City (Modern Sonic)
  • Sky Rail (Modern Shadow)
  • Radical Train (Modern Silver Android)

Blaze's story Edit

Regular levels

  • Spring Yard (Sonic)
  • Sky Chase (Tails)
  • Quartz Quadrant (Knuckles)
  • White Jungle (Shadow)
  • Hot Crater (Cream)
  • Chaos Angel (Rouge)
  • Water Palace (Vector)
  • Wave Ocean (Silver)
  • Cool Edge (Charmy)

Rival levels

  • Mystic Haunt (Modern Espio)
  • White Jungle (Modern Amy)
  • Altitude Limit (Modern Blaze Doll)

Vector's story Edit

Regular levels

  • Hill Top (Tails)
  • Sandopolis (Sonic)
  • Botanic Base (Espio)
  • Wild Canyon (Amy)
  • Egg Fleet (Cream)
  • Cosmic Fall (Shadow)
  • Frontier Canyon (Silver)
  • Eggmanland (Charmy)
  • Starlight Carnival (Blaze)

Rival levels

  • Sky Park (Modern Knuckles)
  • Wild Canyon (Modern Rouge)
  • Meteor Base (Modern Vector Android)

Charmy's story Edit

Regular levels

  • Metropolis (Knuckles)
  • Palmtree Panic (Sonic)
  • Amazing Arena (Espio)
  • Sand Ocean (Rouge)
  • Casino Park (Amy)
  • Prison Island (Shadow)
  • Leaf Storm (Blaze)
  • Jungle Joyride (Vector)
  • Aquarium Park (Silver)

Rival levels

  • Tropical Resort (Modern Tails)
  • Casino Park (Modern Cream)
  • Night Carnival (Modern Charmy Android)

Last story Edit

  • Emerald Hill (Tails, yellow Chaos Emerald)
  • Angel Island (Knuckles; Master Emerald)
  • Speed Slicer (Espio; purple Chaos Emerald)
  • Twinkle Park (Amy; red Chaos Emerald)
  • Radical Highway (Shadow; a hint about the cyan Chaos Emerald's location)
  • Frog Forest (Rouge; cyan Chaos Emerald)
  • Sunset Hill (Cream; a hint about the blue Chaos Emerald's location)
  • Water Palace (Blaze; Blue Chaos Emerald)
  • Kingdom Valley (Silver; white Chaos Emerald)
  • Eggmanland (Vector; a himt about the green Chaos Emerald's location)
  • Aquarium Park (Charmy; green Chaos Emerald)

Missions and bonus Edit

In the game, there are many missions that can be completed in order to get unlockable bonus content. The bonus content consists of artwork, music and character models. Any unlocked music can be used as a background music in levels.

For more information, see Sonic Generations: Ultimate Edition/Missions and Bonus Content.

Trivia Edit

  • In the original version of the game, Amy is rescued after a Classic Era level and Espio after a Dreamcast Era level, but their eras are changed in this game.
    • Espio, Amy and Cream changed places in Sonic's story.
  • The full list of games used in each era
    • Classic Era
      • Sonic the Hedgehog (1991)
      • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
      • Sonic CD
      • Sonic the Hedgehog 3
      • Sonic & Knuckles
      • Knuckles' Chaotix
      • Sonic R (Rival levels only)
    • Dreamcast Era
      • Sonic Adventure
      • Sonic Adventure 2
      • Sonic Advance (bosses only)
      • Sonic Advance 2
      • Sonic Heroes
      • Sonic Advance 3
      • Shadow the Hedgehog
    • Modern Era
      • Sonic Rush
      • Sonic the Hedgehog (2006)
      • Sonic Rivals
      • Sonic Rush Adventure (bosses only)
      • Sonic Rivals 2
      • Sonic Unleashed
      • Sonic Colors
  • Shadow, Rouge, Silver, Blaze and Cream have completely new Classic designs made for the game.
  • The game doesn't explain how Shadow has a Classic version, though it might be possible that Shadow either aged very quickly until he reached a certain age or was actually a normal hedgehog (similar to Sonic) and was just turned into the Ultimate Lifeform, making him ageless.
  • Classic Cream and Classic Charmy are the youngest playable characters in the game.
  • In each story, the Classic version of the playable character fights one boss (the Classic Era boss) while the Modern version fights two bosses (the Dreamcast and Modern Era bosses).
  • The amount of rival battles fought with Classic and Modern characters depends on the character's era.
    • Classic Era characters fight two rivals as the Classic characters (the Classic and Dreamcast Era rivals) and one as the Modern characters (the Modern era rival).
    • Dreamcast Era characters fight one rival as the Classic characters (the Classic Era rival) and two as the Modern characters (the Dreamcast and Modern era rivals).
    • Modern Era characters fight all three rivals as the Modern characters.
  • King Metal Sonic is a new name given to Metal Sonic's red giant transformation.