During the official Sonic SXSW 2019 panel, the director of Sonic Team Takashi Iizuka officially confirmed that production on the latest mainline Sonic game after Sonic Forces has begun!
Check out the official announcement below:
Next Sonic game production has begun! https://t.co/cBLUKR0Wp9
— RRG (@theofficialrrg) March 16, 2019
This may be quite obvious to some but it is quite nice to see an official announcement which means we could see something about the game in 2020!
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