Sonic Frontiers will become the template followed by all 3D chapters main of the franchise. To say it was the producer Takashi Iizuka to our microphones.
Interviewed by Vincenzo Lettera, the developer also had the opportunity to talk about what the new game will mean for the Sonic franchise as a whole.
To the question: “At this point do you think that the Sonic Frontiers setting will be the one that SEGA will adopt for the Sonic in 3D from now on?”, Iizuka replied first by specifying that SEGA will not abandon the 2D chapters, since they still matter. a large amount of fans: “This year we released Sonic Mania and Sonic Origins because we still have many fans who love that classic 2D action platform gameplay, and we will definitely continue to offer that type of games,” so he addressed the question of Sonic 3D , going into the details of the role that Sonic Frontiers will have in the evolution of the series: “Even when we talk about the chapters in 3D, we know that there is a slice of the public that loves the most arcade sequences and loves to finish the levels in the shortest possible time, so we will try to please them too. But when we talk about the main chapters, we want future Sonic games to continue to develop the concept of Open Zone that we introduced with Frontie rs. ”
I levels in cyberspace they were designed to please longtime fans, as confirmed by Iizuka himself in the next answer.
In short, Sonic Frontiers wants to be an evolutionary project, which does not deny the past of the franchise, but which looks to modern tastes in terms of video games.