Sonic the Hedgehog DLC is coming to Minecraft

Sonic Minecraft
Sonic Minecraft (Image credit: Sega, Mojang)

What you need to know

  • Sonic the Hedgehog is celebrating his 30th anniversary in 2021.
  • The latest cross-over is an inclusion in Minecraft DLC, featuring 24 character skins and one world.
  • The Sonic the Hedgehog Minecraft DLC can be purchased on the Minecraft Marketplace for $7.99 USD.

In celebration of Sonic the Hedgehog's 30th anniversary, Sega has been engaging in a lot of cross-overs and fanfare, even dedicating a Sonic Central Digital Event to the occasion. Some celebrations include a feature in the Tokyo Olympics, Sonic Colors Ultimate, and a new Sonic the Hedgehog game slated for a 2022 release.

The latest cross-over in the Sonic 30th anniversary celebration features DLC for one of the biggest gaming phenomenons to take the world by storm, Minecraft. The DLC, featuring one world 24 character skins, allows players to get creative with Sonic the Hedgehog, Tails, Shadow and friends. Players can collect blocky rings, navigate obstacles, and defeat classic bosses found in the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise.

Sonic fans around the world can purchase the DLC on the Minecraft Marketplace for $7.99 USD, or the equivalent of 1340 coins.

Will you be picking up this DLC? How have you been are celebrating Sonic's 30th birthday? Let us know in the comments!

Nadine Dornieden

Nadine is a freelance writer for iMore with a specialty in all things Nintendo, often working on news, guides, reviews, and editorials. She's been a huge Nintendo fan ever since she got to pet her very own Nintendog, and enjoys looking at Nintendo's place in the video game industry. Writing is her passion, but she mostly does it so that she can pay off her ever-growing debt to Tom Nook. Her favorite genres are simulation games, rhythm games, visual novels, and platformers. You can find her at @stopthenadness on Twitter, where she'll more than likely be reposting cute Animal Crossing content.