Sonic the hedgehog it might be an IP that sees its justifiable share of ups and downs, however it additionally stays Sega’s most necessary property. The corporate has lately adopted a technique of implementing new concepts because it appears to broaden additional, in comparison with final yr Sound frontiers being the primary open world recreation within the collection for the upcoming 2D platformer Sonic superstars being the primary to function the cooperative mode, though plainly the corporate can be taken with revisiting the previous of the collection.
In a current interview with Famitsu, Sega president and COO Yukio Sugino spoke about the identical factor, stating that whereas new titles within the franchise clearly proceed to be made, the corporate can be Sonic “contemplating reboots and remakes” for the longer term.
“After all now we have to do new issues, however not all IPs are the identical for brand spanking new releases and reboots,” mentioned Sugino (translation through VGC). “For every IP, we are going to select which methodology is acceptable right now. Sonic is Sega’s flagship IP and we’re contemplating reboots and remakes alongside new titles.”
After all, Sega isn’t any stranger to releasing remakes, even when it is an space we have not seen a lot in Sonic. The corporate has launched a lot of remakes of Yakuza titles, with the latest being Like a Dragon: Ishin!launched earlier this yr. Persona 3 Reload, in the meantime, it’s anticipated to launch in early 2024, whereas reviews have claimed the corporate additionally has reboots of Loopy taxi AND Jet Set Radio within the works.
As for Sonicwhereas whether or not or not the collection will flip its consideration to potential remakes stays to be seen, followers nonetheless have so much to stay up for within the close to future. Sonic superstars will launch this yr for PS5, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Change and PC. An official launch date hasn’t been introduced but, however retailer listings have indicated an October launch.