There's an updated, expanded version of Sonic Mania coming this summer

by Dominic Parks March 18, 2018, 1:43
There's an updated, expanded version of Sonic Mania coming this summer

During SXSW 2018's gaming expo, Sega took the stage for the Gotta Go Fast: The Official Sonic the Hedgehog panel to discuss the legendary gaming character and upcoming projects based on him.

You can check out the original Sonic Mania opening below.

The physical version of the game will be released this summer for PS4, Switch, and Xbox One. Physical copies of Sonic Mania Plus will ship with a Sega Genesis-esque reversible cover, holographic packaging, and a 32-page art book. The game brought Sonic back to its roots as a 2D sidescroller, featuring old school graphics that took inspiration from the 16-bit days of the series. For this reason, the company announced Sonic Mania Plus.

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On the other hand, Sonic Mania Plus will include the Encore Mode, which will offer some non-detailed changes in several areas of the game.

Plus will be a free upgrade for people who have the game already, and it will also be released at retail. "No further details were given on the possible Sonic Racing game, only that it has appeared on the Sonic Twitter account labeled as "[TOP SECRET]".

Sega has announced that a short, animated five-episode series starring Sonic the Hedgehog, Knuckles the Echidna, and Miles "Tails" Prower will be coming very soon.

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