‘Team Sonic Racing’ Coming To All Modern Gaming Consoles This Winter
Sonic the Hedgehog, SEGA’s corporate mascot, is no stranger to racing, having headlined numerous racing spin-offs since 1994. It’s been heavily teased he would soon star in a new racing title, and SEGA formerly announced the game, Team Sonic Racing, on May 30.
TEAM SONIC RACING COMING THIS WINTER
Our first proper look at the game was given to us courtesy of Walmart, which accidentally uploaded a page for the game on its website prior to its official unveiling. Thanks to its product page, we know Team Sonic Racing includes 15 colorful members of Sonic‘s cast on its roster, with series stalwarts Sonic, Tails, Knuckles and Shadow accounted for. Likewise, Sonic fans can expect to see some of the series’ distinctive locals appear as racetracks, such as Planet Wisp from Sonic Colors.
As for modes, Grand Prix, Exhibition and Time Trial are included as per the genre’s standard. Team Sonic‘s big draw, however, is its Team Adventure mode, where players work together. 12 players can play together online, and up to four people can play together locally through split screen. Wisps, the elementally powered aliens from Colors, will function as items.
SEGA announced Team Sonic Racing later in the day, confirming it will be present at E3. Additionally, it will launch this winter for the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Steam. Sumo Digital, the studio behind Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing and Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, are helming the Blue Blur’s latest kart racer. You can watch its reveal trailer below: