Even although Sonic the Hedgehog has seen its justifiable share of ups and downs all through its lengthy historical past (to say the very least), there’s little doubt in anybody’s thoughts that it stays one of many greatest properties in video video games, and maybe even leisure media as a complete. Recently, Sega introduced that the franchise has hit a significant new milestone.
In its recently-published annual report, the corporate revealed that throughout all of its recreation releases, together with mainline titles, spinoffs, cellular releases, and extra, the Sonic franchise has surpassed 1.5 billion models in worldwide gross sales and downloads.
It’s price noting that this additionally consists of downloads of free-to-play titles on cellular platforms. The cellular market in explicit is one the place Sonic has seen huge success with a variety of free-to-play titles. Either method, it’s a massively spectacular determine nonetheless, and simply goes to point out how large Sonic is.
The sequence’ subsequent mainline title, Sonic Frontiers, is out on November 8 for PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.