But Sega wanted to " take the occasion of the 30th anniversary to announce that a brand new title was in development."
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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.
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Video with release date has since been removed.
Full announcement to come next month.
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Sega didn't mention any specifics but updates will be available in good time.
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