Sega Teases New Sonic Racing Game News
Another Sonic racing game is possibly on the way. Following rumors that a sequel to Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed was in development, the official Sonic Twitter accounted tweeted out a brief video that seems to confirm the hedgehog is heading back to the race track.
The tweet, which you can see below, only features the words “[TOP SECRET]” along with a brief, 22-second video clip. The video begins with a closeup of a car’s headlight, while sounds of a revving engine can be heard in the background. It ends with the silhouette of the game’s logo, with only the letter R visible.
The latest Sonic racing game, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, was first released back in 2012. Like its predecessor, it’s a Mario Kart-style arcade racer that features iconic characters from throughout Sega’s history. You can read more about the title in our original Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed review.
This was a big day for Sonic fans. In addition to the above tease, Sega announced Sonic Mania Plus, a physical re-release of last year’s acclaimed 2D Sonic game. On top of the existing game, Plus features new content in the form of an Encore mode and two additional playable characters: Mighty and Ray. Sega also announced a partnership with Puma to sell Sonic-inspired sneakers.