Sonic Mania Plus is coming to Nintendo Switch on July 17, 2018, SEGA has confirmed in a press release.
The game, which builds off Sonic Mania’s release in 2017, will introduce two new characters, Mighty the Armadillo and Ray the Flying Squirrel, and a new Encore mode providing a fresh look to familiar zones with new challenges and layouts. An Encore Mode DLC will be available to players who purchased Sonic Mania last year for USD4.99.
Check out more details, screenshots, and the game’s official trailer below.
Sonic Mania Plus builds off the momentum of one of the best platform games of 2017, Sonic Mania, introducing two new playable characters from past Sonic games, Mighty the Armadillo and Ray the Flying Squirrel and an Encore mode that will provide a fresh look to familiar zones with new challenges and layouts for new and veteran players alike. Competition and Time Attack modes will receive an update allowing four player competitions, and ghost challenges for time trials. This content packaged in an all-new physical edition which will come with a 32-page collector’s artbook, a reversible SEGA Genesis cover, and holographic packaging.
For all those who purchased the original digital version of Sonic Mania on consoles and PC, an Encore DLC pack will be available for sale at $4.99 via Steam and first party stores on July 17, 2018 to upgrade to Sonic Mania Plus.