During the Sonic Central showcase, SEGA revealed an overview trailer for Sonic Origins. Sonic Origins will launch on June 23 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/s, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam and Epic Games Store. Additionally, IGN also released the first-ever hands-on preview of Sonic Frontiers. During the event, SEGA also announced Sonic Frontiers: Prologue, an animated adaptation of the game that features Knuckles and takes place before the game’s events and will be released before the game. Sonic Frontiers will launch for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC this holiday.
Both game’s details via SEGA can be seen below:
Sonic Origins is an all-new multi-game collection reintroducing the fan-favorite 2D Sonic titles that were originally released on the SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive platform—Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD, digitally remastered for current generation platforms. Developed by SEGA, Sonic Origins delivers the legendary, non-stop Sonic action found in the original games, while providing a fresh twist with remastered visuals, added features, new content and modes, and more.
In Sonic Origins, players will join Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles to race at lightning speeds across remastered versions of iconic levels like the Green Hill Zone and Chemical Plant Zone, for a classic supersonic experience modernized for current generation platforms. Players can switch between the Classic or Anniversary Modes to spin through loop-de-loops and score rings on a mission to save the world from the evil Dr. Eggman. With Sonic Origins, Sonic fans new and returning can celebrate the classic Sonic games that built the legendary franchise into what it is today. With new remastered visuals, characters, game modes, game zones, and more, Sonic Origins brings the best of the original Sonic titles to the modern day.
Worlds will collide in Sonic the Hedgehog’s newest adventure—Sonic Frontiers. 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! Speed into new realms.