The designer of Sonic the Hedgehog is examining what games like The Legend of Zelda or Armored Core 6 have more than Sonic Frontiers in a current meeting.
In a meeting with Famitsu (equated by Automaton), Sega game supervisor Morio Kishimoto and manufacturer Sachiko Kawamura reviewed Sonic Frontiers’ success and examined what it is doing not have when contrasted to various other preferred games. It’s been a year because Sega released Sonic Frontiers, and although not every person was surprised by the title – take our Sonic Frontiers review as an instance – it’s still taken care of to offer 3.5 million duplicates worldwide because time.
Reflecting on this excellent success, Kawamura claimed: “Well, to be honest, I want to go much much further. I think we can go further,” prior to exposing that Sonic the Hedgehog titles have a tendency to cost a very long time after their launch, therefore 3.5 million duplicates really isn’t that huge of a number in regards to Sonic games.
Interestingly, both likewise exposed that Sonic Frontiers marketed much better in the West than it did locally, which led Kishimoto to examine what it is that quits individuals from selecting it up: “What is it lacking? What failed to resonate with them?” The supervisor after that takes place to claim: “What did we miss when thinking of ways to appeal to players? If there’s something that The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom or Armored Core 6 have that Sonic Frontiers doesn’t have, we want to know!”
To assist you contrast the 3 titles, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom took care of to attain 19.5 million devices marketed in the initial fifty percent of the existing – according to the firm’s newest financial report. As for Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon, the activity RPG took care of to beat all Dark Souls games to become the second-biggest FromSoftware launch on Steam. Both games were launched 6 and 9 months after Sonic Frontiers specifically.
There are still lots of excellent games in Sega’s collection as well, you can discover which ones we such as one of the most with our best Sonic games checklist.