The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog Surpasses 1 Million Downloads

    An April Fools' Day hit.

    SEGA’s Sonic the Hedgehog social media manager @KatieChrz announced The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog surpassed one million downloads on Steam. The mystery visual novel is now the 61st highest rated game on Steam of all time. 

    The social media team at SEGA prepared the release of The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog for April Fools’ Day this year. This Sonic the Hedgehog title is free to all Steam users, and the title quickly surpassed one million downloads in just four days. The game is expected to climb into the top 60 highest rated games on Steam to date.

    Here’s an overview of The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog via the official Steam page:

    About The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog

    It’s Amy Rose’s birthday, and she’s hosting a murder mystery party on the Mirage Express! When Sonic the Hedgehog becomes the game’s victim, everyone is off to get to the bottom of things. However, something feels a bit off – is this really an innocent game or is something more sinister afoot?

    Join the colorful cast of the Sonic the Hedgehog series in an exciting new adventure!

    Key Features

    • New & familiar faces
      Interrogate some of your favorite characters as you figure out what happened to Sonic. Play as a new character who is starting their first day working on the Mirage Express, and meet the kind Conductor who is finally retiring from his long run with the train!
    • All aboard! – Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the Mirage Express, featuring fully hand-drawn landscapes and characters.
    • Canon or Headcanon? – You know what they say: everything is canon*.
      • *This is not a Sonic Team title, but we strongly believe in the power of headcanon!

    Lastly, The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog is available now for free on PC via Steam.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected] | Muck Rack:

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