[SXSW 17] Sonic Mania and Project Sonic 2017 panel announced for March 16th

Today, it was announced that the “Gotta Go Fast” panel would be held on March 16th, at the SXSW festival. This panel will be about the Sonic series in general, and more precisely Sonic Mania and Project Sonic 2017. We can definitely expect some announcements about both games, but also some surprises it seems…

Here’s the official description for this panel:

Dive into the world of Sonic the Hedgehog in this exclusive behind-the-scenes look at both Sonic Mania and the upcoming Sonic 2017! With presenters from SEGA and Sonic Team’s Takashi Iizuka, this panel will answer questions about both games, showcase a new reveal for each title, and will discuss Sonic’s resurgence in the world of gaming since the reveal of both games. Of course, with Sonic involved, who knows what other surprises might be in store?

And here’s the people that will be there:

  • Aaron Webber (Sonic the Hedgehog Community Manager)
  • Mike Pollock (SEGA)
  • Roger Smith (SEGA)
  • Takashi Iizuka (SEGA)

The “Gotta Go Fast” panel will be held on March 16th, from 5PM to 6PM (local time). Unfortunately, it’s not clear whether the panel will be livestreamed or not, but no doubt an announcement will be made soon if that’s the case.

Sonic Mania (Switch) will be released this Spring worldwide.
Project Sonic 2017 (Switch) does not have a release date just yet.

Source: SXSW 2017


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