Sonic Frontiers is an Open-Zone Adventure Coming in 2022

With a storyline from Ian Flynn, writer of IDW’s Sonic comic!

By Robert Marrujo. Posted 12/11/2021 18:55 Comment on this     ShareThis

Initially rumored to be dubbed “Sonic Rangers when it was revealed during Sonic Central in May of this year, the true name of the next adventure of the Blue Blur was announced during the 2021 Game Awards. Sonic Frontiers is the official title for the game, and it promises “open-zone” gameplay to enjoy across a new area called the Starfall Islands. Sonic in an open world where he can use his speed and agility to explore the landscape—sounds interesting! Take a look:

For fans of the IDW Sonic the Hedgehog comic series, it might be worth knowing that writer Ian Flynn, who has has heralded the adventures of the character for years now extending all the way back to the Archie Comics days, is handling the narrative of Sonic Frontiers. Here’s a bit about the game and its story from SEGA via Game Informer:

Sonic Frontiers is a huge leap forward for the franchise, delivering an evolved gameplay experience that can be enjoyed by longtime Sonic fans and action-adventure enthusiasts alike,” said Takashi Iizuka, Creative Officer at Sonic Team USA. “With the effort of the talented developers at Sonic Team Japan, we’ve created an all-new style of gameplay experience for Sonic the Hedgehog, where players will be able to explore lush and expansive landscapes with Sonic’s signature speed and abilities. There’s sure to be lots of twists and turns around every corner in ‘Sonic Frontiers,’ and we’re excited to unveil more information about the game over the coming months.”

Worlds will collide in Sonic the Hedgehog’s newest adventure. An experience like never before, accelerate to new heights and experience the thrill of high velocity open-zone freedom. Battle powerful enemies as you speed through the Starfall Islands – landscapes brimming with dense forests, overflowing waterfalls, sizzling deserts and more! Planned for Holiday 2022.

What do you think about Sonic Frontiers so far? Will an open world be a good match for Sonic? Tell us down in the comments!

Source: The Game Awards 2021

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