Originally announced by Sega in July 2016 at San Diego Comic-Con, Sonic Mania will be released in Spring 2017 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
Along with the digital version of the game, Sega also revealed a beautiful Sonic Mania Collector’s Edition which includes various items and a Sonic statue.
It costs $69.99, but be advised that it will be available for a limited time only, according to sonicthehedgehog.com.
Inside the Sega Genesis style Collector’s Box you will find the following items:
– A small Metallic Collector’s Card which contains the download code for Sonic Mania.
– A Sega Cartridge Cast with one of the Golden Rings you have to collect in most Sonic video games.
– A 12″ statue showing Sonic standing on a Sega Genesis The console features a power button allowing you to turn it on and off. Once turned on, you will be able to hear the familiar Sega startup jingle. It is the same jingle you can hear at the beginning of the video below.
So, if you ever wanted a Sonic statue on your desk, the Sonic Mania Collector’s Edition is for you.
This edition is the perfect method to celebrate Sonic’s return to his classic 2D origins, which Sega is trying to do with Sonic Mania:
“2D Sonic is back in an all-new adventure! The classic Sonic experience returns with brand new twists.
Play as Sonic, Tails, & Knuckles as you race through all-new Zones and fully re-imagined classics, each filled with exciting surprises and powerful bosses. Harness Sonic’s new Drop Dash, Tails’ flight, and Knuckles’ climbing abilities to overcome the evil Dr. Eggman’s robots.
Discover a myriad of never-before-seen hidden paths and secrets! This all-new experience celebrates the best of Classic Sonic, pushing the envelope forward with stunning 60 FPS gameplay and pixel-perfect physics.
Welcome to the next level for the world’s fastest blue hedgehog.”
Now, take a look at the announcement trailer for the upcoming Sonic video game.