Back in May, SEGA unveiled its latest Sonic project, which looks to be a fully-fledged 3D adventure. However, the teaser trailer failed to provide any details about the game, meaning fans are still in the dark about Sonic’s next outing.
So, why did SEGA reveal a new Sonic game with no details attached? Well, according to Sonic Team lead Takashi Iizuka, SEGA wanted to incite confidence in fans who might be worried about the next game [via VG247]:
“We haven’t announced a brand new action game for the Sonic series since Sonic Forces, and that caused fans to worry,. While it was a bit premature, I wanted to at least take the occasion of the 30th anniversary to announce that a brand new title was in development.”
Of course, while the new Sonic game’s trailer is deliberately vague, it does feature a mysterious new “R” logo. However, Iizuka also advised fans not to dwell on figuring out what the symbol means:
“It is something symbolic that appears in the game, but the meaning is still a secret. However, I will say that it’s not something one would figure out through deduction. we’ll eventually share more details, so please wait a little longer.”
Here’s hoping we’ll learn more about Sonic’s next big outing soon. While the game isn’t due until 2022, perhaps we’ll be given a more substantial trailer as the year progresses.
Don’t forget you can find great games and more on the GameByte Shop! Our store is stocked up with the latest games, merch and accessories. We might even have a new-gen console or two! Sign up to our newsletter to be notified of our console drops, deals and more. Please note the GameByte Shop is available for UK customers only.
Featured Image Credit: SEGA