Beta elements

This article pertains to the beta elements from Sonic the Hedgehog CD.


CDSonic Beta Boss

In Palmtree Panic, the EGG-HVC-001 was meant to have claws instead of Bumpers.


The title screen music and the Japanese/European Power Sneaker music was changed dramatically during development. The beta Power Sneakers music is a high energy remix of "Sonic - You Can Do Anything".

Music Description
Sonic CD Beta Title Theme
Beta Title Theme
Sonic CD Beta Speed Shoes
Beta Speed Shoes Theme

Unused Sonic sprites

SonicCDElectrocution This sprite shows Sonic being electrocuted, revealing his skeleton.
CDSonic Blink
CDSonic Shrink void
CDSonic walking waving
CDSonic Looking backwards
CDSonic Sneeze
CDSonic Death UpsideDown Death/Drowning sprites in upside-down.
CDSonic Grab
CDSonic horizontal pole
CDSonic hanging
CDSonic float
CDSonic Skid

Beta Bonus Stage

In an early prototype version of Sonic CD, there was a bonus stage similar to the Special Stages in Sonic the Hedgehog (1991).

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