Now up for pre-order on Amazon, Dark Horse’s compendium of Sonic lore and history gets a fancy upgrade .
While the new version does not explicitly list details, the pre-order page graphic shows off an alternative cover featuring a screenshot collage spanning Sonic’s history, art prints of Sonic and Dr. Eggman, and a slipcase box featuring Sonic holding a ring.
At time of writing, both the deluxe edition and the standard edition are expected to release November 23, 2021, with the deluxe edition valued at $79.99, and the standard edition at $42.49. A Kindle eBook version is also listed, releasing on December 21 and valued at $28.99.
When originally revealed for pre-order, the Sonic Encyclo-speed-ia promised “extensive lore and exhaustive detail of each game in Sonic’s ever-expanding universe.” Written by Archie veteran and IDW mainstay Ian Flynn, the book stands as the first revealed Sonic 30th Anniversary product.