Sonic Frontiers is about to release five years after the previous mainline 3D entry in the series, and reviews are now starting to come in. We’re hoping to have our own verdict eventually, but we’ll note that SEGA hasn’t shared a Switch code with us yet.
Sonic Frontiers is the first entry in the series to use the open zone concept, which Sonic Team hopes will be the next core pillar of the franchise with Takashi Iizuka saying it’s “that next step for the next 10 years.” Players can now explore a number of huge islands, but those looking for more traditional levels can venture through the Cyber Space stages. There are other new elements here including totally redone combat, a skill tree system, and more.
Here’s the initial roundup of reviews for Sonic Frontiers:
Sonic Frontiers launches for Switch on November 8, 2022. Let us know if you’ll be picking up the game in the comments.