With cinemas closed, the Sonic the Hedgehog movie gets an early digital release

Gotta go fast!

The digital release of the Sonic the Hedgehog movie has been brought forward, Paramount Pictures has announced.

The movie launches digitally on 31st March 2020 - just over a month after it first hit cinemas in the US.

Cinemas, of course, are currently closed across the world as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak. A number of movie studios are releasing their films early digitally as a result. Films brought forward include Onward, Bloodshot and Birds of Prey.

Sonic the Hedgehog did very well at the cinema, making $146m in the US and $306m worldwide (it's now the highest-grossing film based on a video game of all time in North America, surpassing Pokémon Detective Pikachu). To find out what we thought, check out Eurogamer's Sonic the Hedgehog review.

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