Dr’Robotnik has built an advanced army of badniks to search for the Chaos Emeralds, and it’s up to Metal Sonic to find the emeralds before them by destroying everything in his way to show Robotnik he shouldn’t be replaced.
- Introducing Bomb from Knuckles Chaotix as a temporary sidekick. mirrors your movement in Special Stages and explodes Rings when hit.
- By taking advantage of the amount of rings you have, Rings carries over each act or checkpoint.
- You start off with 3 Continues in Normal difficulty, but zero in Hard.
- Getting hit will only lose 15 Rings. (Hard Mode is back to zero)
- All Special Stage layouts are changed, having Bomb will moderately increase the amount of total rings. (except at Hard Mode)
- Knuckles is playable as an April Fools joke by pressing Up, Down, Left, Right, A at the Title Screen.
- Playing in NTSC-J region will translate the title screen logo to Japanese.
- Sonic 2 Continues, Level Select, and Debug Mode cheats will still function but Continues Cheat will grant you 999 Rings + Bomb at the start.
- Diving into Water will cancel Overclocked Mode.
- Metal Sonic can’t drown underwater.
- Slowducking from Sonic 3 & Knuckles has been adapted.
- Metal Sonic Rebooted is a spiritual successor to Metal Sonic Hyperdrive.
- This Hack won the Sonic Hacking Contest of 2017 for Hidden Palace Trophy and Hidden Palace Community Trophy.
You can play Metal Sonic Rebooted online, in a web browser for free!