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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