Sega announces Sonic Colors Ultimate for September 2021 release

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Sega has announced today that Sonic Colors, one of the best entries in the Sonic franchise, is getting a new lease on life. Sonic Colors Ultimate will be heading to the Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC via Epic Games Store on September 9, 2021 in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, and Southeast Asia (September 7, 2021 in NA and EU regions).

Standard physical copies will come with a Baby Sonic keychain from Sonic the Hedgehog film. Digital versions will come in Standard and Deluxe Editions, with the latter having a September 3 early access to the game, an Ultimate Cosmetic Pack including Sonic’s film version, and an Ultimate Music Pack that remixes the game’s BGM. Both digital editions will get exclusive player icons, and the Sonic Movie Boost that gives a power boost based on the film.

Sonic Colors was released in 2010 for the Nintendo Wii and was unanimously received with positive reviews from critics and users alike. In Colors, Dr. Eggman is once again up to his nefarious schemes, this time by building a gigantic interstellar amusement park powered by a captive alien race called “Wisps.” It’s up to Sonic to free the Wisps and take advantage of their hidden powers through six colorful worlds with dangers, hurdles, and high speed action.


Original Press Release follows: 

Sonic Colors Ultimate Launches September 9, 2021
The Action Game at the Speed of Sound is Reborn into a Colorful World!

May 28, 2021 – SEGA announces the 3D action game Sonic Colors Ultimate as the latest title in the Sonic the Hedgehog series. The game is coming to Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4 and PC (Epic Games store) on September 9, 2021 (Thu.) in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea and Southeast Asia.

Sonic Colors Ultimate Releases on September 9 (Thu.) 

The original 2010 3D action game Sonic Colors has been powered up and will be released on Nintendo  Switch™, PlayStation®4 and PC (Epic Games Store). Surge through each area at high speed to  overcome a range of obstacles while the camera view changes between 3D and 2D perspective of the  course! 

This latest edition adds a splash of color, bringing back the characters and vibrant scenery of each area  in refined high resolution. In addition, enjoy the soundtrack that includes the opening theme song – “Reach for the Stars”, the BGM for each act and boss which has been revamped into a 2021 version, as  well as remixes of the original game soundtrack. Jump straight into the world of Sonic Colors where the  excitement of an enormous interstellar amusement park, stunning visuals and exciting OST awaits. 

Besides stunning graphics and sound, the latest edition brings new action, new customizable features  and a range of new contents. Don’t miss this chance to dive into the colorful world of Sonic Colors  Ultimate!

Take a trip to Eggman’s Incredible Interstellar Amusement Park! 

From the resort-style entrance and desserts factory above the clouds to an illuminated space fleet  parade, the amusement park is made up of massive planet-sized attractions. As Sonic embarks on his  journey, he has a number of curious encounters with strange robots and colorful space creatures called  Wisps. 

Harness the powers of Wisps to unleash special actions called Color Powers and enjoy a range of  exciting powers and abilities! 

Find Dr. Eggman and expose his evil ambitions! 

After a mysterious cluster of planets suddenly appeared in space, it was soon revealed to be Eggman’s  Incredible Interstellar Amusement Park created by the notorious evil scientist Dr. Eggman himself. 

What is his evil plan this time? Team up with Wisps to find Dr. Eggman, uncover his malicious plan and  put an end to it! 

About the Sonic series 

SEGA’s world-famous game character Sonic the Hedgehog, who travels at the speed of sound, debuted  in 1991 in the Sonic the Hedgehog series, which eventually sold on a number of different platforms. To  date, over 1.14 billion copies of games from the series have been sold (including downloads). Sonic is  determined to continue his high-speed adventure.