The first game from Sega’s Dreamcast digital download service has gone live. Sonic Adventure is the first game to be ported to both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The game is available to download on Xbox Live right now and costs 800 Microsoft points, or you can download the trial version. PS3 users will however have to wait a little longer. Sonic Adventure will be made available on PSN from September 22nd and should cost £6.29, 1,000 Yen, or $12.
Both versions offer an enhanced frame rate which renders the the game with twice as many frames as the original Dreamcast release. For the Xbox version, there will of course be achievements but, there will also be avatar items. Where as the PS3 will have PlayStation Home Rewards, as well as Trophies.
A downloadable pack for the game is also available for Sonic Adventure. The DLC pack adds missions from Sonic Adventure DX: Director’s Cut, which was available on the Nintendo Gamecube. You will also be able to play as Metal Sonic. The DLC pack will cost an additional 400 Microsoft points, or 500 Yen/$6/£3 on PSN.
Other Dreamcast titles are set to follow as part of the Dreamcast Digital Download Service. The next Dreamcast we should see on XBLA and PSN is Crazy Taxi.