Sonic Mania reveals Special Stages

Bonus stages return in the upcoming retro throwback.

Sega announced at San Diego Comic-Con 2017 this weekend that Special Stages will be a feature in the upcoming Sonic Mania.

Here’s a first look:

Sonic Mania

The announcement came during a “Sonic Mania: Behind the Scenes panel” featuring Sonic Team head Takashi Iizuka, Sonic Mania developer Christian Whitehead, programmer Simon Thomley, artist Tom Fry, composer Tee Lopes, and moderator / Sonic the Hedgehog social media manager Aaron Webber.

In addition to the announcement of Special Stages, Sega also debuted some new music from the Special Stages:

Sonic Mania is due out digitally for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC on August 15.

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