Update: Official Website confirms online mode *has a heart attack*
Get ready to button bash your fellow Sonic fan blue believers. Sega have just released a new trailer on their Japanese YouTube account which shows a series of old Sega games are to be released on XBLA & PSN, including Sonic the Fighters.
Whilst this news is exciting on it’s own, the trailer suggests that the game has been updated since it’s last release as Metal Sonic, Eggman and Honey the Cat are seen as playable characters!
A quick translation of the video description suggests that this game will be hitting the said online services in the next few months. However as for a western release, this is still unclear.
3. “SONIC THE FIGHTERS”
In addition said unique even in the long history of “Sonic” series warp 21 years from birth, with work now “Sonic The Fighters” of fighting 3DCG is “Metal Sonic” “Eggman” only play is to become available , also appeared in the character of illusion!
1.2.3 The delivery is scheduled in autumn 2012 / 800MSP 800 yen each. Version is planned (PSN) of 1,500 yen together 1.2.3 Playstation3, also set sale deals.
Stay tuned to TSS for more news as we get it, and if you think I sound excited about this news… YOU’RE RIGHT! Now confirm online play and I may just have a heart attack.
Thanks to SSMB member Blue Blood for the online tip.