Sonic Generations for Steam Available for Pre-Loading

Sonic Generations for Steam Available for Pre-Loading

by November 2, 2011

Pre-Orders Can Download Tonight, Play it Later

Those who ordered Sonic Generations for digital download on Steam have a nice surprise waiting for you on the service: The game is now available for pre-loading.

Pre-loading, for those not aware, does not mean Steam owners get to play the game tonight.  Some 8.6 gigs of data will be downloaded, and then users will get a key to unlock the game and play to their heart’s content.  While not instant gratification, it will allow a more instant way to play once the clock strikes midnight on Thursday.  (UPDATE: We’ve been told Steam has bumped up the PC release to Thursday, so desktop players may get their hands on the game as soon as midnight tonight.)

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