Sega has officially announced Sonic Frontiers for PC and consoles, with a release set for sometime in holiday 2022.
Sonic Frontiers is launching across Windows PC (via Steam), Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. The game was previously teased as a general new Sonic the Hedgehog game, only to have its name leaked via a new trademark.
“Sonic Frontiers is a huge leap forward for the franchise, delivering an evolved gameplay experience that can be enjoyed by longtime Sonic fans and action–adventure enthusiasts alike,” Sonic Team USA creative officer Takashi Iizuka said in a press release. “With the effort of the talented developers at Sonic Team Japan, we’ve created an all-new style of gameplay experience for Sonic the Hedgehog, where players will be able to explore lush and expansive landscapes with Sonic’s signature speed and abilities. There’s sure to be lots of twists and turns around every corner in Sonic Frontiers, and we’re excited to unveil more information about the game over the coming months.”
Here’s the first trailer:
Here’s a brief synopsis of the game:
Worlds will collide in Sonic the Hedgehog’s newest adventure. An experience like never before, accelerate to new heights and experience the thrill of high velocity open-zone freedom. Battle powerful enemies as you speed through the Starfall Islands – landscapes brimming with dense forests, overflowing waterfalls, sizzling deserts and more! ! This Holiday 2022 – Journey into new realms.