Sonic Frontiers – News, Reviews, Videos, and More

Sonic Frontiers Box Art
Publisher
Sega
Developer
Sonic Team
Platforms
PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC
Release Date
08 November 2022: WW: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre
Platformer

Game Overview:

Sonic Frontiers is an open world 3D platformer developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega.

It is the first game in the Sonic the Hedgehog series to feature an open world setting.

Latest Updates For Sonic Frontiers

Sonic Frontiers Update 1.10 Brings UI Improvements, Bug Fixes, and More

Sonic Frontiers Update 1.10 Brings UI Improvements, Bug Fixes, and More

Sega has released a new update for its recently-released open world platformer, which looks to sand out some of the experience's rougher edges.

Sonic Frontiers Accolades Trailer Highlights Critical Praise

Sonic Frontiers Accolades Trailer Highlights Critical Praise

The 3D platformer has been praised for its new "open zone" design. It's available for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, PC, and Nintendo Switch.

God of War Ragnarok, Sonic Frontiers, and Tactics Ogre: Reborn Debut in Top 10 of Weekly Japanese Retail Charts

God of War Ragnarok, Sonic Frontiers, and Tactics Ogre: Reborn Debut in Top 10 of Weekly Japanese Retail Charts

Sonic enjoys its biggest Japanese launch since Sonic Adventure 2, while God of War Ragnarok's launch numbers fall below God of War 3 and the 2018 title.

Sonic Frontiers – Ending Theme “Vandalize” Receives Official Music Video

Sonic Frontiers – Ending Theme “Vandalize” Receives Official Music Video

ONE OK ROCK appears in the music video for the 3D platformer, which is out now for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, PC, and Nintendo Switch.

Sonic Frontiers x Monster Hunter Collab Pack is Now Available

Sonic Frontiers x Monster Hunter Collab Pack is Now Available

The free DLC adds the Rathalos and Felyne Rathalos armor sets for Sonic to wear, along with the Hunter's BBQ set for grilling.

God of War Ragnarok Tops UK Physical Charts on Debut, Sonic Frontiers Speeds Into 4th Place

God of War Ragnarok Tops UK Physical Charts on Debut, Sonic Frontiers Speeds Into 4th Place

Increased PS5 sales for the week resulted in Horizon Forbidden West rising to seventh place, with sales up by 141 percent.

Sonic Frontiers Director is Listening to Feedback, Treating Release as “Global Playtest”

Sonic Frontiers Director is Listening to Feedback, Treating Release as “Global Playtest”

"We have checked out the critics and your opinions. As you have pointed out, there are still areas where we are not quite there yet," said Morio Kishimoto.

Sonic Frontiers Review – More Please

Sonic Frontiers Review – More Please

Sonic Team actually did it! Mostly.

Sonic Frontiers Saw Series Record Peak Concurrent Players on Steam at Launch

Sonic Frontiers Saw Series Record Peak Concurrent Players on Steam at Launch

The open world platformer saw a peak concurrent player count of over 19,000 players at launch, surpassing the series' all-time record.

Sonic Frontiers is Now Available

Sonic Frontiers is Now Available

The first "open-zone" title in the Sonic series is now available worldwide for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, PC, and Nintendo Switch.

Sonic Frontiers – Digital Deluxe Edition Owners Must Install DLC Before Starting a New Game

Sonic Frontiers – Digital Deluxe Edition Owners Must Install DLC Before Starting a New Game

Installing the DLC after the tutorial area instead of before will result in it being invalid. The most recent patch must also be installed.

Sonic Frontiers Reviews Drop on November 7

Sonic Frontiers Reviews Drop on November 7

The open world platformer's reviews will begin going live on November 7, shortly ahead of its worldwide launch.

Sonic Frontiers Trailer Sets up an Epic Showdown Ahead of Imminent Launch

Sonic Frontiers Trailer Sets up an Epic Showdown Ahead of Imminent Launch

Sega's highly anticipated 3D platformer is out for PlayStation, Xbox, Switch, and PC in less than a week, on November 8.

Sonic Franchise Has Crossed 1.5 Billion Units in Sales and Downloads

Sonic Franchise Has Crossed 1.5 Billion Units in Sales and Downloads

Sega announces that the Sonic franchise has collectively surpassed 1.5 billion units in sales and downloads, which also includes downloads for free-to-play titles.

Sonic Frontiers – Cyber Space Stages Showcased in Extensive New Gameplay Video

Sonic Frontiers – Cyber Space Stages Showcased in Extensive New Gameplay Video

Cyber Space levels are closer to the traditional 3D Sonic platforming formula, and are key to rescuing various allies.

Sonic Frontiers – Chaos Island and Boss Fight Revealed in New Gameplay Video

Sonic Frontiers – Chaos Island and Boss Fight Revealed in New Gameplay Video

Check out the various obstacles and enemies inhabiting the game's third island ahead of its worldwide release on November 8th.

Sonic Frontiers Director Confirms that Development is Complete

Sonic Frontiers Director Confirms that Development is Complete

Sonic Team's Morio Kishimoto says the developer "did everything we could until just before the deadline." The game is out on November 8th.

Sonic Frontiers – 15 Details You Need To Know

Sonic Frontiers – 15 Details You Need To Know

The fastest thing alive finally returns, this time in an open-world adventure. Here's what you need to know before it launches on November 8th.

Sonic Frontiers Trailer Outlines Combat Mechanics, Skills, and More

Sonic Frontiers Trailer Outlines Combat Mechanics, Skills, and More

The trailer showcases Skills, Wild Rush and Sonic Boom, along with combos and parries ahead of the game's launch in November.

Sonic Frontiers Will Receive Monster Hunter Collaboration DLC on November 15th

Sonic Frontiers Will Receive Monster Hunter Collaboration DLC on November 15th

Equip Rathalos or Felyne Rathalos Armor on the Blue Blur, and use the BBQ Spit mini-game to power him up with the free DLC.

Sonic Frontiers Soundtrack “Stillness and Motion” Includes 150 Tracks

Sonic Frontiers Soundtrack “Stillness and Motion” Includes 150 Tracks

Sega and Sonic series sound director Tomoya Ohtani confirms that all 150 tracks will be available for streaming worldwide.

Sonic Frontiers – Minimum and Recommended PC Requirements Revealed

Sonic Frontiers – Minimum and Recommended PC Requirements Revealed

Sega has revealed the full PC requirements for those who want to play the upcoming platformer on 720p/30 FPS and 1080p/60 FPS settings.

Sonic Frontiers to Run at 720p/30 FPS on Switch, Will Have a 60 FPS Option on PS5 – Rumour

Sonic Frontiers to Run at 720p/30 FPS on Switch, Will Have a 60 FPS Option on PS5 – Rumour

New details on what resolutions and frame rates the platformer will target on several consoles seem to have emerged from TGS 2022.

Sonic Frontiers Trailer Showcases New Enemies and Super Sonic

Sonic Frontiers Trailer Showcases New Enemies and Super Sonic

Collect the seven Chaos Emeralds to transform into Sonic's powered-up form, which can fly and take on the toughest foes.

Sonic Frontiers Main Theme Revealed With New Trailer

Sonic Frontiers Main Theme Revealed With New Trailer

Check out the newly-released main theme song for the upcoming Sonic Frontiers, released by Sega in a new video.

Sonic Frontiers – Ending Theme “Vandalize” Revealed in New Teaser Trailer

Sonic Frontiers – Ending Theme “Vandalize” Revealed in New Teaser Trailer

The song is a collaboration between Sega and the Japanese band ONE OK ROCK. It's meant to match the "cool image of Sonic and his speed."

Sonic Frontiers Overview Trailer Details Open World, Combat, Progression, and More

Sonic Frontiers Overview Trailer Details Open World, Combat, Progression, and More

The open world platformer is due out for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4,, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and PC in November.

Sonic Frontiers Gameplay Video Showcases Ares Island and Combat

Sonic Frontiers Gameplay Video Showcases Ares Island and Combat

Ares Island is one of many locations Sonic will visit in the upcoming open-world title when it launches on November 8th.

Sonic Frontiers Releases on November 8th, New Story Gameplay Trailer Revealed

Sonic Frontiers Releases on November 8th, New Story Gameplay Trailer Revealed

Sonic Team's "open-zone" platformer will release for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch this Autumn.

Sonic Frontiers Ad Goes Live Early, Leaks November 8 Launch Date

Sonic Frontiers Ad Goes Live Early, Leaks November 8 Launch Date

A Japanese TV spot for the upcoming open world platformer, which has since been taken down, has confirmed that the game is out in November.

Sonic Frontiers Japanese Trailer Briefly Showcases Massive Vistas and New Vocal Song

Sonic Frontiers Japanese Trailer Briefly Showcases Massive Vistas and New Vocal Song

The "open-zone" platformer is releasing this holiday season for Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

Sonic Frontiers, Endless Dungeon, and Company of Heroes 3 Playable at Gamescom 2022

Sonic Frontiers, Endless Dungeon, and Company of Heroes 3 Playable at Gamescom 2022

Soul Hackers 2, Two Point Campus, Total War: Warhammer 3, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, and more are also playable for attendees on August 24-28.

Sonic Frontiers – Sega Has No Plans to Postpone Winter Release “at This Point”

Sonic Frontiers – Sega Has No Plans to Postpone Winter Release “at This Point”

Sega Sammy has "high expectation" from the title and expects the positive success of the second film to affect its launch.

Sonic Frontiers Confirmed for Gamescom Opening Night Live

Sonic Frontiers Confirmed for Gamescom Opening Night Live

Producer and host Geoff Keighley confirms that Sega will offer another look at the open world platformer at the upcoming show.

Sonic Frontiers – Sonic Boom, Speed Burst, and More Unlockable Skills Revealed

Sonic Frontiers – Sonic Boom, Speed Burst, and More Unlockable Skills Revealed

After unlocking Cyloop, Sonic can pick up 11 additional skills from the skill tree and three more skills from progressing through the main story.

Sonic Frontiers Set After Forces and Team Sonic Racing, Writer Ian Flynn’s Involvement Revealed

Sonic Frontiers Set After Forces and Team Sonic Racing, Writer Ian Flynn’s Involvement Revealed

Flynn describes the story as "more somber" overall and how it's "about self-reflection and choosing how to move forward."

Should Sonic Fans be Worried About Sonic Frontiers?

Should Sonic Fans be Worried About Sonic Frontiers?

Sonic Frontiers hasn't exactly made the best impression with its gameplay showings- is that cause for concern? s

Sonic Frontiers – Auto Mode for Combat, Control Styles, and Sage Detailed

Sonic Frontiers – Auto Mode for Combat, Control Styles, and Sage Detailed

New players can enable Action mode for "more accurate platforming" while series fans can use High Speed mode for more speed.

Sonic Frontiers Trailer Showcases Switch Gameplay, Cyber Space Levels

Sonic Frontiers Trailer Showcases Switch Gameplay, Cyber Space Levels

The newest gameplay trailer for the upcoming open world (or open zone) platformer shows it running on the Nintendo Switch.

Sonic Frontiers Will Take 20-30 Hours to Finish, Skill Tree and Level Ups Confirmed

Sonic Frontiers Will Take 20-30 Hours to Finish, Skill Tree and Level Ups Confirmed

Director Morio Kishimoto also talks about time attacks for previous games and how speedrunning Sonic Frontiers "might be a fun challenge."

Sonic Frontiers Won’t be Delayed Even After Recent Backlash, Developer Confirms

Sonic Frontiers Won’t be Delayed Even After Recent Backlash, Developer Confirms

Studio head Takashi Iizuka opened up about his stance regarding Frontiers' development as well as the backlash to the gameplay reveal.

Sonic Frontiers Receives New Gameplay and Screenshots of Puzzles, Enemies, and More

Sonic Frontiers Receives New Gameplay and Screenshots of Puzzles, Enemies, and More

Watch Sonic explore the vast colorful regions of the Starfall Islands, battle some new threats and encounter a familiar logo.

Sonic Frontiers Video Explains Inspiration Behind the “Open Zone” Gameplay

Sonic Frontiers Video Explains Inspiration Behind the “Open Zone” Gameplay

Sonic Team creative officer Takashi Iizuka wanted to take the series' linear game design and create an action title with more freedom.

Sonic Frontiers Gameplay Details Revealed, Prologue Animation Teased

Sonic Frontiers Gameplay Details Revealed, Prologue Animation Teased

During its Sonic Central showcase, Sega has shown off new gameplay for Sonic Frontiers alongside a tease for an animation set to launch before the game.

Sonic Central Announced for Today at 9 AM PT

Sonic Central Announced for Today at 9 AM PT

The upcoming presentation will provide a "sneak peek" at upcoming projects, partnerships and events happening this year.

Sonic Frontiers Gameplay Video Focuses on Combat

Sonic Frontiers Gameplay Video Focuses on Combat

More new gameplay for the upcoming platformer showcases what its combat will look like, though the game is continuing to look a little rough around the edges.

Sonic Frontiers Gameplay Video Showcases Open World, Puzzles, and Lots of Grind Rails

Sonic Frontiers Gameplay Video Showcases Open World, Puzzles, and Lots of Grind Rails

The open-world (or "open-zone") platformer is slated to release this Holiday season for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, PC and Nintendo Switch.

Sonic Frontiers Teaser Showcases Combat, Enemies, and Huge Open World

Sonic Frontiers Teaser Showcases Combat, Enemies, and Huge Open World

As IGN First's cover story for June, there will be world-exclusive gameplay reveals and hands-on impressions starting tomorrow.

Sonic Frontiers – Sega is Hoping for High Review Scores and Sales

Sonic Frontiers – Sega is Hoping for High Review Scores and Sales

"We are currently working hard to improve the quality of the game toward its sales for the holiday season," the company says.

Sonic Frontiers is Still Set for Holiday 2022, More News Coming “Soon”

Sonic Frontiers is Still Set for Holiday 2022, More News Coming “Soon”

Sega of America social media manager Katie Chrzanowski provides assurances that Sonic Frontiers is still launching this year.

A Third Sonic the Hedgehog Movie and a Live Action Knuckles Series Are in Production

A Third Sonic the Hedgehog Movie and a Live Action Knuckles Series Are in Production

Sega announces that a third Sonic the Hedgehog movie is currently in production, along with a live action Knuckles series for Paramount+.

Sonic Frontiers Will “Bring Sonic to the Next Level”

Sonic Frontiers Will “Bring Sonic to the Next Level”

Sonic Team's creative officer Takashi Iizuka says the development team wants to "create a totally new type of open-zone experience."

Sonic Frontiers Supported Languages Revealed

Sonic Frontiers Supported Languages Revealed

Sonic Frontiers will feature full voice and subtitle support for English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish, along with subtitle support for several other languages.

Sonic Frontiers Was Originally Planned for 2021, but Was Delayed “to Further Brush up the Quality”

Sonic Frontiers Was Originally Planned for 2021, but Was Delayed “to Further Brush up the Quality”

Sega also expects the open world game to exceed the first-year sales of the series' last mainline instalment, Sonic Forces.

Sonic Frontiers is Bringing Back the “Entire” Sonic Voice Cast

Sonic Frontiers is Bringing Back the “Entire” Sonic Voice Cast

Sega confirms that the likes of Roger Craig Smith, Cindy Robinson, and Colleen O’Shaughnessey will all be returning for the 2022 open world platformer.

Sonic Frontiers – Sonic Forces Director Leading Development

Sonic Frontiers – Sonic Forces Director Leading Development

Ian Flynn, whose currently the head writer for IDW's Sonic the Hedgehog comic series, is also confirmed to be penning the story.

Sonic Frontiers Announced for Holiday 2022, First Trailer Showcases Massive World

Sonic Frontiers Announced for Holiday 2022, First Trailer Showcases Massive World

Sonic will venture through the Starfall Islands to battle new foes on Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PS4, PS5, PC and Nintendo Switch.

The Next Sonic Game Will be Revealed at The Game Awards

The Next Sonic Game Will be Revealed at The Game Awards

It's been confirmed that the next mainline Sonic game – due out sometime in 2022 – will be unveiled in full at The Game Awards 2021.

Sonic Teased To Be At The Game Awards 2021

Sonic Teased To Be At The Game Awards 2021

After the web domain for Sonic Frontiers was discovered, a series of cheeky Twitter exchanges tease the hedgehog being at the show in some form.

Sonic Frontiers Website Domain Has Been Discovered

Sonic Frontiers Website Domain Has Been Discovered

Though it's currently not live (and only returning a "403 Forbidden" message), an announcement could be right around the corner.

Sonic Frontiers Trademarked by Sega

Sonic Frontiers Trademarked by Sega

This could be the final name for Sonic Rangers, the rumored open world title releasing in 2022 for previous and current gen platforms.

Sonic 2022 Announcement Was “a Bit Premature,” Developer Says

Sonic 2022 Announcement Was “a Bit Premature,” Developer Says

But Sega wanted to " take the occasion of the 30th anniversary to announce that a brand new title was in development."

Sonic 2022 Will Lay the Foundation for Series’ Future Like Sonic Adventure Did, Sonic Team Boss Hopes

Sonic 2022 Will Lay the Foundation for Series’ Future Like Sonic Adventure Did, Sonic Team Boss Hopes

Sonic Team head Takashi Iizuka is hoping that 2022's new Sonic game will help define the future of the series the way Sonic Adventure did.

Sonic 2022 Could be an Open World Game Called Sonic Rangers – Rumour

Sonic 2022 Could be an Open World Game Called Sonic Rangers – Rumour

A number of details may have emerged on the recently unveiled game, while Sega themselves also seem to have inadvertently revealed the game's name.

New Sonic the Hedgehog Game Teased, Releasing in 2022

New Sonic the Hedgehog Game Teased, Releasing in 2022

The next flagship title from Sonic Team doesn't have an official name yet. But it's coming to Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Sonic The Hedgehog Voice Actor Roger Craig Smith Returns to the Role

Sonic The Hedgehog Voice Actor Roger Craig Smith Returns to the Role

Smith stepped down in January, but announced that he would be returning after a coordinated fan campaign to bring him back.

Sega to Reveal “Projects, Partnerships, and Events” for Sonic’s 30th Anniversary This Week

Sega to Reveal “Projects, Partnerships, and Events” for Sonic’s 30th Anniversary This Week

Sega will hold a live stream celebrating Sonic's 30th Anniversary on Thursday, May 27th offering a look at upcoming "projects, partnerships, and events."

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