Sonic Frontiers features overview
New open-zone platforming title coming later this year
SEGA has revealed new details for its upcoming game Sonic Frontiers.
Sonic Frontiers is a new, action-adventure game featuring open-zone platforming where Sonic can use his speed to freely explore the Starfall Islands. The campaign begins when Sonic and his friends – Amy and Tails – head to the Starfall Islands in search of Chaos Emeralds. As they approach the islands, sudden trouble hits their plane, and they are sucked into a dimensional portal. Sonic then finds himself separated from his friends and awakens in a strange, digital world – Cyber Space. He miraculously escapes Cyber Space and arrives on Kronos Island. It is then up to Sonic to explore the Starfall Islands, find his lost friends and uncover the mysteries around him.
Entrances to Cyber Space made by the ancient civilization of Starfall Islands can be found all throughout the map. Players will solve puzzles and complete challenges to earn Portal Gears to unlock these entrances access Cyber Space levels featuring the traditional, fast-paced, speed running action platforming.
Players can use various button controls to fight strategically, combining moves such as dodges, parries, counters and more in various combos. If you prefer more straightforward gameplay, the game also has an Auto Mode where various attack combos can be executed with a single button.
Further, at the start players can choose between two player control styles – Action Style and High Speed Style. Action Style helps with more accurate platforming and High Speed Style offers more speed for experienced players.
Sonic Frontiers is planned for release on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC.