SEGA has just unveiled an impressive range of new experiences for Sonic the Hedgehog. Games, films, Netflix series, goodies, and sweets… for his next birthday, the blue hedgehog will be spoiled!
SEGA held its second virtual event dedicated to Sonic fans yesterday: streamed on the official Sonic the Hedgehog YouTube and Twitch channels, Sonic Central was presented by the Chief Brand Officer of Sonic Team and SVP of SEGA of America, Inc, Ivo Gerscovichaccompanied by the legendary game designer Takashi Iizuka. They’ve lifted the lid on a slew of new Blue Hedgehog-centric experiences coming in the coming months.
The stream offered a glimpse of the remastering the original Sonic Origins gamesas well as Sonic Lore animated shortinspired by the open world of the upcoming game Sonic Frontiers. Among other surprises, SEGA has also released new images of the Netflix series Sonic Primescheduled worldwide this year!
Here is a complete overview of all the announcements of games, films, animated series and licensed items that were revealed yesterday during this Sonic Central:
For SEGA, Sonic Origins is the best way to play the original Sonic games – Sonic the Hedgehog 1, 2 & 3, Sonic & Knuckles and Sonic CD – fully remastered. Speed through cool ideas like Mirror Mode, new animations and more on PlayStation5, PlayStation4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC just in time for Sonic on June 23.
Race to new realms as worlds collide in the new Sonic the Hedgehog adventure game coming soon to PlayStation5, PlayStation4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. The license takes a big leap forward by giving the blue hedgehog maximum freedom and speed. Fight powerful enemies in the heart of the Starfall Islands and their landscapes dotted with dense forests, overflowing waterfalls, vast deserts and other surprises to cross at high speed.
In August, players will be able to embody Sonic, Knuckles and Tails thanks to this all-new collaboration with the Mediatonic’s massively multiplayer battle royale, Fall Guys, which will be free-to-play on all platforms from June 21.
Sonic Speed Simulator in Roblox
Sonic Speed Simulator, the fastest game in Roblox that invites players to level up and gain speed as they travel through original worlds, while challenging their friends to race for the best rewards. SEGA and Gamefam announce all-new Chemical Plant World content where players can unlock Mayhem Amy Rose using the dedicated code.
Sonic Forces and Sonic Dash
Unlock this summer special characters from the movie Sonic the Hedgehog 2 in mobile games Sonic Forces and Sonic Dash. For Halloween, keep an eye out for Mephiles the Dark as Super Shadow joins the dance in November. In Sonic Dash and Sonic Dash+ on Apple Arcade, show off your best performance with Player Banners and give Sir Percival a warm welcome!
Cinema and Television
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Paramount Pictures announces the arrival of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 on Blu-ray and digital release through actor Ben Schwartz, who lends his voice to Sonic in the film. This version comes with hidden scenes, hilarious bloopers and behind-the-scenes footage from the movie as well as a exclusive animated short which takes place right after the events of Sonic the Hedgehog 2.
Get ready to follow the new animated adventures of Sonic with a never-before-seen Netflix series produced in partnership with WildBrain. It’s coming very soon!
SEGA will collaborate with various partners to release a wide range of Sonic-branded products in the coming months. These partnerships relate in particular to food and drink, with among others an energy drink G FUEL inspired by Knuckles and PEZ dispensers featuring Tails and Knuckles.
In addition, fans can purchase a wide variety of collectibles including a Moor Art Gallery screen print, resin statues of F4F’s Amy Rose and Miles “Tails” Prower, and 90s-inspired Blue Hedgehog statues. by Neamedia.
Our gaming accessories join the party with the Razer Sonic the Hedgehog Wireless Controller and Charging Station, and the EXG Cable Tie Figure.
Fans will also soon be able to don new Sonic sportswear with a new range from HYPE
Finally, fans will be able to face Dr. Eggman in real life with the Egg Mobile Battle Set signed Jakks Pacific and its five configurations taken from the video games (available this fall).