Sonic Superstars: Release date, trailers, & everything we know

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Sega revealed Sonic Superstars at the 2023 Summer Game Fest – here’s all the information we know about the upcoming side-scrolling platformer.

In the past few years, the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise has received loads of new content in the form of movies, video games, and the animated series Sonic Prime. Now, fans of the Sonic games’ 2D style can’t wait to get their hands on Sonic Superstars.

The last completely new fully 2D entry of the Sonic series was the 2017 game Sonic Mania – which featured nostalgic retro graphics. The title received overwhelmingly positive reviews, with over a million copies sold worldwide within a year of release.

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Diehard 2D Sonic fans also have the recently released Sonic Origins Plus to tide them over with remasters of older titles in the series.

Following the popularity of the Sonic the Hedgehog movies and the last mainline outing in Sonic Frontiers, here’s everything you need to know about Sonic Superstars.



Does Sonic Superstars have a release date?

Sonic Superstars will release on October 17, 2023.

Sonic Superstars platforms

Physical and digital versions of Sonic Superstars will be available to purchase for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

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Sonic Superstars trailers

Sonic Superstars’ announcement trailer premiered at the 2023 Summer Game Fest. The video showed off the game’s upgraded graphics and new abilities for players to try out.

During the June 2023 Nintendo Direct, Sonic Superstars received another trailer featuring more playable characters. Players can utilize Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, and Amy’s different abilities in Sonic Superstars while completing levels.

A release date for Sonic Superstars was confirmed at Gamescom 2023, alongside a new trailer featuring more gameplay. The footage also focuses on the game’s multiplayer mode.

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Sonic Superstars gameplay

The game’s descriptions read: “Adventure through the mystical Northstar Islands in this all-new take on classic 2D Sonic high-speed action platforming. Play as Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, and Amy Rose and harness all-new Emerald powers to move and attack in dynamic new ways.”

“Navigate gorgeous, never-before-seen environments solo or with up to 3 other players and stop Dr. Eggman, Fang, and a mysterious new adversary from converting the islands’ giant animals into Badniks before it’s too late!”

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That’s everything we know about Sonic Superstars. We will update this article once we learn more information.

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