Sonic & Knuckles

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Sonic & Knuckles
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Developer(s) Sonic Team, Sega Technical Institute
Publisher(s) Sega
Series Sonic the Hedgehog
Platform(s) Virtual Console, Sega Genesis
Release date(s) Sega Mega Drive/Genesis
NA October 17, 1994
JP October 18, 1994
EU October 19, 1994
AUS November 1994
Virtual Console
JP October 27, 2009
NA February 15, 2010
EU February 12, 2010
Genre(s) Platform
Mode(s) Single-player
Input methods GameCube Controller, Classic Controller
Compatibility 4Stars4.pngEdit rating: Sonic & Knuckles
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Sonic & Knuckles is a 1994 platform video game in the Sonic the Hedgehog series, developed by Sonic Team and the Sega Technical Institute for the Sega Genesis. In addition to being a standalone game, through a system dubbed "lock-on technology," Sonic & Knuckles acts as an expansion pack to both Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and Sonic the Hedgehog 3, the latter with which it was developed in tandem. The Virtual Console release of the game emulates this function: it will detect if the player has the other games in the Wii's memory, and provide the user with a menu to select which combination of games they wish to play.



No configuration changes are known to affect compatibility for this title.

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Sonic & Knuckles since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

5.0-12245 (current)
2.0 (r5384)
Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.


This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS Version CPU GPU Result Tester
3.0-843 Windows 7 x64 Intel Core i7-2600k @ 3.6GHz Intel HD 3000 The game runs. but no picture. FPS: 120 VPS: 60 Speed: 100% 23732
4.0.2 Windows 7 x64 AMD FX 4130 @ 3.8GHz AMD Radeon HD 6670 picture is visible but it flickers skittyz321

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