Was SEGA too quick off the mark?

SEGA Suggests It Revealed Its Upcoming Sonic Game Too Early

SEGA has admitted that the reveal of its brand new Sonic game was “a bit premature” during a recent interview with 4Gamer. Has the company let the hedgehog out of the bag too early?

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Credit: Paramount

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.”

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Credit: Sonic Team

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.”

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Credit: SEGA

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.

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