Sega Sammy: Notice of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Movie Box Office Surpasses $400 Million Worldwide, Breaks Predecessor’s Record for Best-selling Video Game Adaptation of All Time

June 23, 2022

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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Movie Box Office Notice Surpasses $400 Million Worldwide, Breaks Its Predecessor’s Record for the Best-selling Video Game Adaptation of All Time

SEGA SAMMY HOLDINGS INC. (The Company) is pleased to announce that the film “Sonic the Hedgehog 2”, co-produced with Paramount Pictures Corporation in collaboration with SEGA of America, Inc., the Company’s group company, recorded a global box office record of $400 million (54 billion 400 million yen). ) in the first three months of its release.

In addition, the film’s US box office revenue totaled $190.56 million (25 billion 916.16 million yen), breaking the record for the highest-grossing video game adaptation of all time.

*Exchange rate: 1 USD = 136 yen

For more information, please see the attached press release from SEGA.

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“Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Movie Box Office Surpasses $400 Million Worldwide, Breaks Its Predecessor’s Record for the Highest-grossing Video Game Adaptation of All Time”

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-PERS CONFERENCE –

June. 23, 2022

SEGA CORPORATION

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Box Office Movies Surpass $400 Million Worldwide, Breaking Predecessor’s Record for Highest-grossing Video Game Adaptation of All Time

SEGA CORPORATION (Headquarters: Shinagawa, Tokyo, COO President: Yukio Sugino,) is pleased to announce the film “Sonic the Hedgehog 2”, co-produced with Paramount Pictures Corporation in collaboration with SEGA of America, Inc., which was shot globally at the box office. office for $400 million (54 billion 400 million yen) in its first three months of release.

Based on SEGA’s global blockbuster videogame franchise, the “Sonic the Hedgehog” film series tells the story of the world’s fastest hedgehog as he embraces his new home on Earth. “Sonic the Hedgehog 2,” a sequel to the 2020 release “Sonic the Hedgehog,” hits theaters April 8, 2022 in the US and sequentially from March 31, 2022 outside the US. The film grossed $190.56 million. (25 billion 916.16 million yen)broke the record for the highest-grossing video game adaptation of all time.

The film has been a huge success worldwide, debuting at No. 1 in 47 markets, including the UK, France, Australia and other countries, with strong sales in Mexico and Brazil.

It also recorded $209.45 million (28 billion 485.2 million yen) internationally and has reached $400 million worldwide.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2″ will come to Japan on August 19th. Do not miss!

*With a value of 136 yen to the US dollar

“Sonic the Hedgehog 2” movie

Director: Jeff Fowlerright“Sonic the Hedgehog”right

Screenplay by: Pat Casey & Josh Miller and John Whittington

Story: Pat Casey & Josh Miller

Produced by: Neal H. MoritzrightSeries “Fast & Furious”rightToby Ascher, Toru Nakahara, Hitoshi Okuno

Executive Producers: Haruki Satomi, Yukio Sugino, Shuji Utsumi, Nan Morales, Tim Miller right“pool of death”right

Cast: James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally, Shemar Moore, Colleen O’Shaughnessey with Idris Elba and Jim Carrey

Voices: Taishi Nakagawa, Koichi Yamadera, Subaru Kimura, Ryo Hirohashi, Yuichi Nakamura, Marina Inoue

theme childg: DREAMS COME TRUE

US Release: April 8, 2022 Original Title: Sonic the Hedgehog 2

JP Release: August 19, 2022 Distribution: Towa Pictures

Official site: sonicmovie.jp

Copyright: © 2022 PARAMOUNT PICTURES CORPORATION AND SEGA OF AMERICA, INC.

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“Sonic the Hedgehog,” SEGA’s most famous and fastest hedgehog video game character.

Since the 1991 release of the first “Sonic the Hedgehog” game, the Sonic series has gained worldwide popularity, with SEGA producing

1.38 billion units/DL from series to date. In addition to games, SEGA develops initiatives globally, including film, animation, music, and merchandising.

2020

February

Feature film released Sonic the Hedgehog around the world

*In Japan, released in March.

Worldwide box office gross of nearly $320 million

The best-selling domestic video game adaptation of all time (at the time)

2021

June

30th anniversary Sonic worldwide series

September

Launched Sonic Color: Ultimate around the world

2022

Damage.

Feature film released Sonic the Hedgehog 2 around the world

*In Japan, it will be released in August.

June

Sonic Origin launched worldwide

Winter

Sonic Frontier will be launched worldwide

This year Prime Sonic will premiere worldwide via Netflix

After 2023

Set to release third feature film and live-action Sonic series with Paramount+

About SEGA CORPORATION

SEGA CORPORATION is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, and is a world leader in interactive entertainment both indoors and outdoors. The company develops, publishes, and distributes games for consoles, PCs, and wireless devices, and develops and distributes arcade machines, merchandise, and other products. In addition, SEGA distributes various game content developed by domestic and overseas studios worldwide through its global publishing base. SEGA CORPORATION’s website is located at https://www.sega.co.jp/

About Paramount Images

Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of film entertainment, is a unit of Paramount (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA), a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Paramount Pictures controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in film entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, and Paramount Players. PPC operations also include Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group.

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