Sonic Mania

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  • Console: Nintendo Switch
  • Availability: Digital (eShop) exclusive
  • Genre: Action, Arcade, Platformer
  • North American Release Date: August 14, 2017
  • Japanese Release Date: August 14, 2017
  • European Release Date: August 14, 2017
  • ESRB Rating: E
  • Supported Play Modes: TV, Tabletop, Handheld
  • No. of Players: 1-2 players
  • File Size: 390 MB
  • amiibo Compatibility?: No
  • Demo Available?: No
  • Developers: Christian Whitehead
  • Review Score: 9.0


Experience the ultimate celebration of past and future in Sonic Mania, an all-new 2D Sonic adventure running at a crisp 60FPS with stunning HD retro-style graphics. Multiple playable characters give you the ability to go explosively fast as Sonic, soar as Tails, or power through tough obstacles with Knuckles’ brute strength. You can re-live the Sonic of the past with an exciting new twist on classic zones while fighting against new bosses and Dr. Eggman’s evil robot army. Go head to-head with players in Competition Mode or play in Co-Op Mode with a friend. Sonic Mania was developed by Christian Whitehead, Headcannon, and PagodaWest Games in collaboration with Sonic Team. Welcome to Sonic Mania!

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Special Editions

Sonic Mania Collector’s Edition



  • 12″ Classic Sonic Statue featuring SEGA Genesis Base
  • Metallic Collector’s Card
  • SEGA Cartridge Cast with Golden Ring

Downloadable Content

Encore DLC


Sonic Mania Encore DLC – Experience a new take on familiar zones with the all-new Encore Mode, play as two new characters with their unique abilities: Mighty the Armadillo, and Ray the Flying Squirrel, and compete with up to four friends in expanded Competition Mode!

Released on July 18, 2018. Purchasable for $4.99 USD.

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