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Free Mega Drive titles for PS Plus members

Fill up on Sonic, Streets of Rage, more.

Starting next month, Sony is gifting its treasured PlayStation Plus members a selection of dusty SEGA Mega Drive classics. Feel the love.

Sonic the Hedgehog kicks things off on 1st March, with the likes of Streets of Rage 2, Golden Axe 2 and Altered Beast following in the blue blur's wake.

Here's the schedule, as published over on the PlayStation Blog.

  • Sonic the Hedgehog – Available 1st March – 5th April
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 – Available 5th April – 3rd May
  • Streets of Rage 2 – Available 3rd May – 313st May
  • Golden Axe 2 – Available 31st May – 5th July
  • Comix Zone – Available 5th July – 2nd August
  • Altered Beast – Available 2nd August – 30th August

Users who haven't dug deep for PlayStation Plus status will have to wait a little longer. You can pick them up on the following dates for $4.99 a pop (UK price to be confirmed):

  • Sonic the Hedgehog – 29th March
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 – 19th April
  • Streets of Rage 2 – 17th May
  • Golden Axe 2 – 14th June
  • Comix Zone – 19th July
  • Altered Beast – 16th August

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