Sonic Origins Cheat Codes–How to turn on Level Select, Sound Test, & more!

Sonic the Hedgehog is here, again!

Sonic Origins is a compilation of four remastered Sonic the Hedgehog games. Now you can play Sonic the Hedgehog (1991), Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (1992), Sonic CD (1993), and Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles (1994). You can play these games in their original form or remastered widescreen format. The new version has added content such as Boss Rush mode and an in-game museum of Sonic games.

With the old games returning, it's time for the Sonic cheat codes! They will help you customize your gaming experience by inserting powerups from Sonic 2 and 3 to Sonic 1, choosing which levels to play, and much more. As these are Sonic Origins cheat codes, there are some updates to the original ones.

For more Sonic the Hedgehog guides, check out How to get all Sonic Origins content, How to unlock the Stay on Target Trophy in Sonic Colors, and How many Red Star Rings are in Sonic Colors Ultimate.

All Sonic Origins Cheat Codes List

Updated June 24, 2022

Added codes for three games for you to enjoy Sonic Origins. There are no Sonic CD codes at the moment.

Sonic the Hedgehog Cheat Codes

Here's a look at all the Sonic the Hedgehog codes from Sonic Origins.

  • Up, down, left, right, confirmation button—Enter this code for the cheat menu.
  • 01, 09, 09, 01, 00, 06, 02, 03—Play these sounds for debug mode.
  • 04, 01, 02, 06—Play these sounds to start as Super Sonic.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Cheat Codes

These are the Sonic 2 codes in Sonic Origins.

  • Up, up, up, down, down, down, left, right, left, right, confirmation button—Enter this code for the cheat menu.
  • 01, 09, 09, 02, 01, 01, 02, 04—Play these sounds for debug mode.
  • 04, 01, 02, 06—Play these sounds to start as Super Sonic.

Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles Cheat Codes

Here are cheat codes for Sonic 3 in Sonic Origins.

  • Up, up, down, down, up, up, up, up—Enter this code for the cheat menu.
  • 01, 09, 09, 02, 01, 01, 02, 04—Play these sounds for debug mode.
  • 04, 01, 02, 06—Play these sounds to start as Super Sonic.
  • 04, 01, 02, 06, 04, 01, 02, 06—Play these sounds to start as Hyper Sonic.

Sonic Origins FAQ, Answered

Here's everything you need to know regarding Sonic Origins cheat codes.

How to use Sonic Origins Cheat Codes?

To use Sonic Origins cheat codes, you'll have to go to the main title screen of the game you wish to cheat. They won't work if you try to use the cheats in the Sonic Origins main screen. To confirm codes, use these buttons:

  • Square—Confirmation button on Playstation controller.
  • X—Confirmation button on Xbox controller.
  • Y—Confirmation button on Switch controller.

How to activate Sonic Origins Cheat Codes for Sonic 1 and Sonic 2 games

To activate Sonic the Hedgehog 1 & 2 cheat menus with level select, test sound, and customization, take these steps:

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  1. Go to the main menu of Sonic the Hedgehog or Sonic the Hedgehog 2.
  2. In the main menu, enter the code exactly as it appears in the list above.
  3. Press the confirmation button and enter the cheat menu.

How to activate Sonic 3 Cheat Codes in Sonic Origins

To activate the Sonic 3 & Knuckles cheat menu with level select, test sound, and customization, take these steps:

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  1. Go to the Sonic 3 main menu.
  2. In the main menu, enter the code exactly as it appears in the list above.
  3. Press any button.
  4. Select the Sound test option.
  5. Press the confirmation button and enter the cheat menu.

How to activate test sound cheat codes in Sonic Origins?

Activating test sound cheat codes in Sonic Origins is easy.

  1. Select the game you want to play.
  2. Activate the code for the cheat menu.
  3. In the cheat menu, go to the sound test option at the bottom of the menu.
  4. Play the sounds in the order shown in Sonic Origins cheat code lists.

How to get more Sonic Origins codes?

Sonic Origins might get more stuff via future downloadable content (DLC), so more cheat codes may be on the way. To stay up-to-date, bookmark this page and visit it often. We'll update it as soon as new codes arrive. You can also visit the official Twitter and Facebook pages for more information.

What do Sonic Origins codes do?

Sonic Origins cheat codes let you customize your gaming experience by activating specific options in the cheat menu. In Sonic 1,2, and 3 cheat menus, you'll find:

  • Level select—Select which level you want to play.
  • Sound test—Play a sound to activate Super Sonic and Hyper Sonic characters.
  • Customization options—Select which game rules you want to turn on or off.

How to play Hidden Palace Zone in Sonic Origins

You can now play the legendary Hidden Palace Zone in Sonic 2. To do that, follow these steps.

  1. In Sonic 2, reach Mystic Cave Zone Act 2. You can achieve that by playing regularly or choosing that level from the cheat menu.
  2. On the level, go right.
  3. When you reach the bridge, fall.
  4. Go right as far as you can.
  5. Fall and go to the boxes.
  6. You'll see a wooden bridge. Lower it and jump off the yellow spring.
  7. Head to the pit and jump into it.
  8. Congratulations, you've unlocked the Hidden Palace Zone!

What is Sonic Origins?

Sonic Origins is a compilation of four original Sonic the Hedgehog games remastered so you can play them on modern gaming platforms. Of course, you can always play them in their original form if you like. Sonic Origins brings you more content, such as an in-game museum full of Sonic lore.

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