A brand new Sonic The Hedgehog “narrative driven platform game” for cellular is coming from Sega, in accordance with a job itemizing.
The job was made public on July 22, with Sega’s Hardlight studio – which developed the Sonic Forces cellular port and Sonic Dash – in search of a lead artist on what it calls a “new Sonic game.”
It’s being described as “a new, exciting, and ambitious narrative driven platform game” with the challenge being described as one which the applicant “will understand the limitations of a mobile game but still push the quality towards console levels.”
The itemizing itself could be discovered on GamesIndustry.biz (by way of VGC), alongside another listings for various Hardlight initiatives, with a Senior UI Artist job working throughout Sonic cellular initiatives as properly.
This job will work on “current and future mobile games,” though any extra specifics concerning the subsequent cellular game aren’t talked about within the itemizing.
Whilst there’s little to go off with the unique job itemizing, it seems as if this new cellular game will actually be totally different to Sega Hardlight’s infinite runner video games, or no less than incorporate a story into that style.
On high of various cellular titles, Hardlight has labored on Sonic Racing for Apple Arcade and Two Point Hospital as properly.
In the meantime, Sonic Frontiers is the subsequent 3D title within the franchise set to launch someday this yr. Sonic Team head Takashi Iizuka has additionally mentioned he is aware of what the subsequent game after Frontiers is, however that he received’t reveal it. Those with a hankering for extra 2D Sonic also can take a look at this newly launched fan game, too.
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