Sonic Mania: Video Footage of Knuckles the Echidna Released

Sonic fans are treated to a brand new gameplay trailer of Sonic Mania.

On May 11, SEGA released new gameplay footage of Flying Battery Zone Act 1 from Sonic Mania, featuring Knuckles the Echidna. You can watch the video in the header above.

Sonic Mania is an upcoming game developed by SEGA of America, Headcannon, PagodaWest Games, and Christian Whitehead. It's expected to release this summer.

There has been a lot of hype for the game so far. This 2D throwback will feature the classic playstyle of the original Sonic the Hedgehog games, where players can play as either Sonic, Tails, or Knuckles in an adventure with brand-new zones, bosses, and character abilities. In addition, the game will run at a reported 60 FPS. 

If you're conflicted on whether to pick it up when it releases later this year, check out 3 Reasons Sonic Fans Should be Hyped for Sonic Mania.

The game will be available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, and the Nintendo Switch. You can pre-order the collector's edition today for $63 to $69, depending on your platform of choice. Buyers of this edition will receive:

  • A digital copy of the game for their chosen platform 
  • The collector's box
  • A 12" statue of Sonic with SEGA startup audio
  • A Metallic collector's card 
  • A SEGA cartridge cast with golden ring

To stay up to date on Sonic Mania's latest developments, stay tuned to GameSkinny.  

Published May. 12th 2017

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