SEGA has today announced that after three long years Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing is coming to Mac. Mac owners won’t have long to wait either, because the game is out exclusively on the Mac App Store tomorrow. Unlike its PC counterpart, Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing will feature full online multiplayer using Apple’s Game Center. The game will be available in North America for $24.99, £17.49 (inc. VAT) in the UK and €21.99 (inc. VAT) in Europe. For system requirements and more, check out the press release after the jump. A Mac-specific trailer is also available above.
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing for Mac Hits the Road on April 4th!
Feral Interactive today announced that Sonic & SEGA® All-Stars Racing™ for the Mac will be released on Thursday, April 4th, exclusively on the Mac App Store. Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing brings SEGA mascot Sonic the Hedgehog and 21 other favourite SEGA characters to the Mac platform for the very first time.
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing sees Sonic the Hedgehog, Dr. Eggman, Tails, AiAi the monkey and the rest of the cast race to the checkered flag in cars, motorbikes, planes, hover cars and even a “banana mobile”! Tracks inspired by SEGA’s celebrated game worlds, including Sonic the Hedgehog and Super Monkey Ball, range from medieval castle ramparts and lush rainforests to downtown Tokyo and even a gravity-defying casino!
To stay ahead of the competition, players can use secret shortcuts, devious weapons and devastating power-ups liberally sprinkled along each track. Each character comes equipped with their own game-changing “All-Star Move” such as Sonic’s “Super Sonic” and Dr. Eggman’s “Missile Madness”.
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing will support online multiplayer for up to four players using Apple’s Game Center technology, as well as player achievements and iCloud syncing.
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing is the first Sonic game to to be published on the Mac, with the second, SEGA Superstars Tennis, to follow this year.
“We’re thrilled to bring Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing to the Mac with an enhanced online multiplayer experience,” said David Stephen, Managing Director of Feral Interactive. “Game Center is potentially a great step forward for Mac gaming and Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing is the perfect game for it”.
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing for the Mac will retail in North America for US $24.99, £17.49 (inc. VAT) in the UK and €21.99 (inc. VAT) throughout Europe. When released, it will be available for direct download from the Mac App Store. A mini-site dedicated to the game is available now at http://www.feralinteractive.com/en/mac-games/sonicracing and a trailer can be found at http://www.youtube.com/user/feralinteractive.
Minimum system requirements call for a 1.8GHz Intel Mac with at least 4.0GB RAM, 256MB or better graphics card and Mac OS 10.8.3 or later. The following graphics cards are not supported: ATI X1xxx series, ATI HD2xxx series, Intel GMA series and NVIDIA 7xxx series.
Source: Develop Online