The head of the Sonic Team has made that 2021 will be a great year for Sonic, coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the Sega blue hedgehog. Asked about it, the Japanese creative has not gone into many details, but it does remember that if 2017 was a great year for Sonic ” with the premiere of the fantastic Sonic Mania, ” the next important event will be 2012. It is the 30th anniversary of the character and we are preparing for it ”
” Maybe “, commented Takashi Iizuka when speaking of the possibility of seeing new video games of the Sonic series on those dates. It remains in the air if this declaration of intentions supposes that there will be new titles of the franchise throughout 2020, date in which the film of Sonic is released.
The Japanese has also talked about the possibility to see new movements like the drop dash of Sonic Mania in future episodes of the saga. This ability was so well received that Sonic Team decided to add it in Sonic Forces and, also, retroactively in the mythical Sonic the Hedgehog by Sega Ages.