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[UPDATE] Sonic Forces ‘Space Port’ gameplay and ‘Rental Hero’ mode revealed

UPDATE: The Press Release from SEGA:

Sonic Forces™ Unveils Action-Packed Boss Battle Footage Against New Infinite Villain

Gameplay Also Showcases Exciting “Rental Avatar” Hero Swapping Social Feature

Burbank, California — October 17, 2017 — Today, SEGA® released brand new Infinite battle footage from Sonic Forces™, showcasing the Bird Hero Character battling with the Lightning Wispon, and the Cat Hero Character attacking with the Cube Wispon. Players can take advantage of two different Hero Characters’ abilities and Wispons thanks to the “Rental Avatar” Hero Swapping feature.

The new free “Rental Avatar” feature allows access to Hero Characters built by players around the world, granting them the ability to use their Wispons and swap between their character and the “Rental Avatar” at any point in the level. Besides seeing some gorgeous and/or hilarious characters as a result, this feature will let players utilize two different Wispons in a single level to find secret paths and overcome any obstacles in their way.

Check out this link here to see the Infinite boss battle in action. The footage shows Infinite doing swift hover attacks, shooting swarms of red cubes to inflict damage, and creating tricky obstacles for players to overcome.

In addition to the new Infinite boss battle, check out new footage of the Bird Hero Character utilizing the Drill Wispon in the Chemical Plant here.

From the team that brought you Sonic Colors™ and Sonic Generations™, Sonic Forces has players experience fast paced action as Modern Sonic, catapult past perilous platforms as Classic Sonic, and use powerful gadgets as their own Custom Hero Character. The game will be available for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on November 7. Both Digital and Physical Bonus Editions of the game are now available to pre-order!

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ORIGINAL POST: With less than one month from the release, more and more news about Sonic Forces has been pouring out. Today, SEGA has revealed a new gameplay trailer and a brand-new mode called ‘Rental Hero’.

The first shows the custom character in the new stage named ‘Space Port’. It showcases the Drill Wispon as the main weapon and also has a nice cinematic moment in which the Avatar is dodging trains to get to the next part of the level. You can watch that gameplay below:

Also, a mode has been announced. Called ‘Rental Hero’, while playing as the Avatar, you have the option to swap out characters, with this, it also shows that you can create multiple custom characters for the game. You can watch that game mode below:

And SEGA has also released four new screenshot of the fight against Infinite.

Sonic Forces will be released on November 7th for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC.


Diego Agado Jr.

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