SOAP-Style Grinding Shoes Return as a Promo Item for Frontiers

As encouragement to get people to sign up for the Sonic Frontiers newsletter, SEGA is offering an unusual treat: Sonic’s grinding shoes from Sonic Adventure 2.

By subscribing to the game’s newsletter by January 31, 2023, you’ll receive an e-mail after the game’s release to redeem for the in-game shoes. Like Forces and Colors: Ultimate, Sonic Frontiers is expected to offer cosmetics for your character, including some as part of the game’s Digital Deluxe Edition, and Japan exclusive promo cosmetics in collaboration with vTuber Inugami Korone.

While fans online have been ecstatic over this announcement, I feel like it was a real missed opportunity to include the OVA outfit, the Mii kigurumi outfits from the Olympic games, or, perhaps the best Sonic cosmetic SEGA has ever released…

Thanks to Dodger24848 for the news tip!

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  1. The reason there aren’t any other playable characters is because they would have to include knuckles’ hat and that would crash every machine in the universe.

  2. Looking closer at this, and it seems that SOAP attempted a relaunch. They have an Instagram account. Not sure if they’re still running, but most of their photos are pretty recent.

    This may explain the shoes coming back in Frontiers.

  3. My advice is to sign up for the newsletter across multiple email addresses to get the code for different systems juuuuuust in case…

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