22/01/2022

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Sonic Frontiers – Early Know Details Of The Open-world Platformer

Sonic Frontiers

Sonic Frontiers arrives on our screens via a reveal trailer that aired at the 2021 Game Awards, giving us a glimpse of the “open area inspired” world that will be released in 2022.

Release date – Sonic Frontiers

Sonic Frontiers

The game is set to release in late 2022 for current and latest-generation platforms – which means we expect versions for PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X, PS4 and Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

Sonic Frontiers is a huge step forward for older Sonic players and newer audiences,” said Takashi Iizuka, creative director of Sonic Team USA The game is a huge step forward for the franchise, delivering an improved gameplay experience that players can enjoy for longtime Sonic fans as well as action-adventure enthusiasts.

Story and gameplay 

Exactly what “open area” means in practice – the trailer above doesn’t feature any gameplay footage – but in Sonic Frontiers you can expect to guide the standard hedgehog around Pants Starfall Island in an attempt to once again thwart Dr. Egg beater. In this case, that will involve gliding through various lush landscapes at a pace we’ve long expected to see the series capture in the 3D era.

Classic Sonic plot

Sonic Frontiers

In a press release, the plot of the latest Sonic game was shared. The story opens with series villain Dr. Eggman finding an ancient technology on the islands shown in the trailer, the Starfall Islands. For games like Sonic Adventure, he decided to take the technology himself and use a new AI he created called “SAGE” to do it. When AI infiltrates old technology, something has gone horribly wrong and Sonic is going to fix it. The end of the synopsis reads, “Sonic must race against time to uncover the truth, save his friends, and maybe even save himself at the same time.”

This sets an interesting and seemingly dark premise for the age-old story that Sonic has always been aiming for – nature and technology. While previous games have been criticized for not being able to handle the dark stories of the past, fans can rest assured that the title will live up to its promise. Series veteran Ian Flynn has confirmed that Sonic Frontiers is his debut for a Sonic game.

Soundtrack Has Been Revealed – Sonic Frontiers

Sonic Frontiers

Many Sonic fans were struck by the ambient soundtrack heard in the new Frontiers trailer, which certainly does its job well in setting up an all-new hedgehog adventure with vocals. sings to fit the dilapidated and ancient setting of the Starfall Islands. While this is just a first trailer, it’s likely to be a core part of the Frontiers soundtrack, especially since the YouTube description reveals it’s a collaboration between the two veterans of the series.

Found in the official Sonic the Hedgehog YouTube channel upload video description, the trailer’s music was performed by Tee Lopes and Tomoya Ohtani. Many Sonic fans should recognize these names, as Tee Lopes was once a popular fan remixer who was brought in to work on Sonic Mania, continuing to apply his talents. himself for other Sonic titles since then.