As we reported last week, the rumor about Sonic Mania being released on August 15th, 2017 is indeed the release date for the return of Sonic the Hedgehog. Sonic Mania will be available on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch for $19.99.
The news was revealed with a new Pre-Order trailer, which you can see below, a brand-new trailer featuring sketch animation to announce the release date and more This trailer also shows new gameplay showcasing some fan-favorite characters you will be able to play as, namely Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles.
You don’t have to wait too long until the return of 2D Sonic, and if you can’t control your excitement you can pre-order now on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, though Nintendo Switch owners will have to wait until launch day to secure Sonic Mania.
Are you excited to jump back into the 2D world of the past with new and remixed stages? Let us know your thoughts on Sonic and stay tuned for much more news about Sonic Mania and the upcoming Sonic Forces!