A release date for Sonic Frontiers was finally revealed during Gamescom Opening Night Live and the game has been playable at Gamescom for the past two days. As a result, we got more information about the game than ever before. For example, the Green Hill Zone Cyberspace level in Sonic Frontiers appears to have been copied directly from the Sonic Unleashed tutorial.
No detail is as important as what a fan has confirmed from the Gamescom show itself. We already knew that some of Sonic’s pals from previous games would appear at some point in Sonic Frontiers, but we weren’t sure who. Thanks to a very grainy and blurry image, we now know that Big is back, baby.
Yes, as can be seen in the tweet embedded below by Twitter user Bibs, Big the Cat can be seen on a monitor in front of two – apparently very emotional – men playing Sonic Frontiers. While we don’t know what’s going on, Big has a fishing rod in hand, confirming reports that Sonic Frontiers will include a fishing mini-game set up by the adorable purple feline himself.
As for who else will appear in Sonic Frontiers, a datamine from a while ago revealed that Amy, Tails, and Eggman will appear at some point, the first two that Sonic is trying to find after being separated from them after discovering the island of Kronos. Knuckles, Shadow, and Metal Sonic are all very popular characters among the Sonic community, but we don’t know at this time if they will feature or not.
The only way we’ll know for sure is if we’re actually playing the thing when it comes out. As for when that will happen, Sonic Frontiers is now set to launch on November 8 on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Seris X, and Nintendo Switch.
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