Games

Kino, series & TV: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is the most successful video game

Sega Corporation (headquarters: Shinagawa, Tokyo, President Coo: Yukio Sugino) proudly announces that the film “Sonic the Hedgehog 2”, a co-production with Paramount Pictures Corporation in cooperation with Sega of America, Inc. In the amount of $ 331.64 million and thus exceeded the record of the previous film of $ 319.71 million.

Based on the successful video game franchise from Sega, the film series “Sonic the Hedgehog” tells the history of the fastest hedgehog in the world and its adventures while he is setting up on Earth in his new home.
The sequel to the 2020 film “Sonic the Hedgehog” came in 4234 US cinemas on April 8 and started in cinemas outside of the United States from March 31. The film was already a great success in the first three days (April 8th to 10th) and included $ 72.1 million in the United States. He also exceeded the record of the previous film, which in the United States reached $ 58.01 million in the first three days. The film was also a big hit internation and started in 47 markets in 1st place, including in the United Kingdom, France, Australia and in other countries. He was also successful in Mexico and Brazil.

The film exceeded $ 162.74 million in the US cinemas and exceeded the $ 148.97 million of the predecessor. He also broke the prior record of the highest sales on a video game based on a film of all time. Internationally, he recorded $ 168.9 million and thus achieved global income of $ 331.64 million, which exceeds that of his predecessor.