Sonic Origins releases today, and those jumping into Sonic 3 will notice that several of its songs have changed. Namely, Launch Base, Ice Cap, and Carnival Night Zones sport new tracks, presumably because of Michael Jackson's famously speculated contributions to developing the original score.
Discussing the late King of Pop’s involvement with Sonic 3 has always been taboo at Sega, but one of Sonic’s principal creators has seemingly broken that golden rule.
The legend goes that Sega hired Michael Jackson, a Sonic fan who previously worked with Sega on Moonwalker, to compose music for Sonic 3.
The level of Jackson’s involvement varies depending on the source, but after completing a few tracks, Sega either scrapped or revised his work in the wake of Jackson’s 1993 child molestation allegations and disassociated itself from the artist.Read more on gameinformer.com