Sonic Frontiers: Release Date, Trailer, Story, and News

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Sonic Frontiers is the newest growth from Sonic Staff, and it’s seeking to be the largest sport the studio has ever launched. First revealed throughout The Recreation Awards 2021, Sonic Frontiers remains to be shrouded in thriller — however we do have a couple of juicy bits of information.

From launch date and gameplay to its storyline and multiplayer, right here’s all the things we find out about Sonic Frontiers.

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Launch date

Sonic Frontiers is presently slated for a vacation 2022 launch. However contemplating the size of the sport — and the difficulties of sport growth through the ongoing pandemic — don’t be shocked if the title will get bumped to 2023. Frontiers appears to be an enormous leap ahead for the loveable hedgehog, and Sonic Staff isn’t more likely to rush it to market.

Platforms

Sonic looking out into the distance in Sonic Frontiers.

In line with Sonic Staff, Sonic Frontiers will likely be accessible on the next platforms:

  • PlayStation 5
  • PlayStation 4
  • Xbox Collection X|S
  • Xbox One
  • Nintendo Swap
  • PC

It’s unclear if all platforms will see the title arrive on the identical day (and what corners will likely be minimize to carry it to Swap and last-gen consoles), nevertheless it’s nice that the extremely anticipated title is heading to only about each console beneath the solar.

Trailer

Just one trailer has been launched to date, and it doesn’t reveal a lot. Clocking in at over a minute in size, the Announce Trailer exhibits Sonic rushing by means of a forest earlier than perching on the sting of a cliff and getting a very good take a look at his environment. We additionally get a glimpse of some gigantic enemies — test it out for your self beneath:

Sonic Frontiers Announce Trailer

Gameplay

No official gameplay has been revealed, and we will solely guess how Sonic Frontiers will deal with when it arrives on the tail finish of 2022. Nevertheless, an outline on its official web site does spill a couple of particulars:

“An expertise like by no means earlier than, speed up to new heights and expertise the joys of high-velocity, open-zone freedom,” reads the Sonic Frontiers web site. “Battle highly effective enemies as you velocity by means of the Starfall Islands — landscapes brimming with dense forests, overflowing waterfalls, scorching deserts, and extra!”

Sonic Frontiers is clearly billed as an open-world sport, however little is understood past that thrilling reality. Sonic, Tails, and Amy had been all confirmed for the forged throughout a Sonic Official Livestream, and we wouldn’t be shocked to see Knuckles make an look, too.

Sonic Staff isn’t mentioning which antagonist Sonic will likely be chasing down on this installment, though Physician Eggman looks as if a logical selection. Not solely do the big robots within the trailer match his MO, however providing him as a villain in Sonic Frontiers would provide a simple technique to cross-promote the sport with Sonic Film 2 — which can be slated for a 2022 launch.

Multiplayer

Sonic Frontiers landscape filled with ruins and flowers.

No data relating to multiplayer has been revealed by Sonic Staff. Nevertheless, the title is presently listed as a single-player action-adventure sport on Steam. It’s potential we’ll see co-op added sooner or later, however for now, it appears like Sonic Frontiers is strictly a solo outing.

DLC

No DLC plans have been revealed for Sonic Frontiers.

Pre-order

Sonic dashing through a forest in Sonic Frontiers.

Pre-orders will not be but reside for Sonic Frontiers. Examine again within the months main as much as launch for extra particulars.

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