Fans wondering if a new Sonic will be developed for the Nintendo NX will be pleased by Sega’s announcement at Comic Con yesterday during a special Sonic 25th Anniversary Celebration. Code named Project Sonic 2017, Sega released a special trailer alongside some other details on the NX’s first run-in with the blue blur. While the trailer below shows some surprises Sega did mention that the game will release sometime late next year. Project Sonic 2017 is the second game announced for the Nintendo NX, and is being developed by the same team that brought us the amazing Sonic Colors for the original Wii. Expect more details including a release date for Sonic on NX when Sega makes more details known.
“Today brought thousands of fans together from all over the world to get a look at all the facets of our beloved Sonic the Hedgehog from his foundation in video games to music, TV, mobile, toys, fashion and beyond,” said Ivo Gerscovich, Chief Brand Officer of Sonic Pillar and SVP of SEGA of America.” This is only the beginning for Sonic and we’re happy our fans were here to celebrate this exciting new direction.”