Sonic Frontiers‘ guaranteed November 8 launch date was one of the most significant statements made during Gamescom Opening Night Live. In the latest teaser, Sonic battles a mysterious child who has kidnapped his companions for the first time. This offered us our first glimpse at the game’s plot. It’s good to know that Sonic reportedly punches kids.
The Subspace levels, which will play more like classic Sonic levels than the other Frontiers levels and will emphasize platforming rather than open-world exploring, were also shown in the teaser.
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We also catch a glimpse of a brand-new island, which appears to be set in a desert rather than the grassy front that has been featured in the majority of Sonic Frontiers’ teasers.
The big announcement, which was actually revealed by Sega just a few hours before the demo, was, of course, that Sonic Frontiers would launch on November 8.
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The greatest piece of Sonic Frontiers news we’ve lately had was revealed at Gamescom, but there has been plenty of other information to keep Sonic fans interested.
Recently, Sega released a picture showing Sonic standing in a new desert location and gazing up at a boss that was entirely different from the ones we had previously seen. This boss was included in the new teaser.
The new Frontiers trailer has also been making the rounds in Japanese theatres. It features Sonic sprinting through various locations while previewing the new vocal theme, which some have speculated would be sung by Crush 40.
Even though Sega has generated much enthusiasm, one Taiwanese store was able to obtain promotional materials for the game early that made reference to certain unknown content and the launch date.
Notably, despite the fact that the initial leak appeared to be accurate, the release date displayed in the Opening Night Live trailer was November 8 rather than November 10.