It’s an exciting day for fans of the legendary blue blur, with the release of Sonic Forces. The high-octane platformer, brought to us from the team behind Sonic Colours and Sonic Generations, has arrived today on Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC.
The game launches with a day one patch, that introduces several updates such as changes to the ring system, which will allow players to recollect rings once you’ve been hit in a similar fashion to classic Sonic games.
If you’re a fan of Shadow, there will be a free Episode Shadow Add-On, which will be available starting today. This episode follows the enigmatic backstory between Shadow and Infinite, which offers three additional Shadow stages, as well as the chance to replay as Shadow in over 10 Modern Sonic Stages. If you have pre-ordered the digital bonus edition, or the physical bonus edition, you will also receive a Shadow costume for their Hero Character.
Sonic Forces sees the Modern Sonic teaming up with Classic Sonic using a plethora of new gadgets as their own Custom Hero Character. As for Battles, these will feature a number of iconic enemies such as Dr. Eggman, Zavok, and Metal Sonic before taking on a brand new enemy in the form of Infinite.
Today also marks the release of the final chapter of the digital comic entitled Rise of Infinite, which tells the story of the partnership of Infinite and Dr. Eggman.
Sonic Forces is now available on Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC.