Coinciding with today’s announcement of the first wave of free DLC for Sonic Frontiers, the PlayStation Blog has released a new trailer for the PS5 version of the game as well as few sneak peaks of the new features in animated gif form! Check them out bellow.

According to the blog post, some of the tracks include:

  • Sega Sound Team, Tomoya Ohtani, Merry Kirk-Holmes – I’m Here (Sonic Frontiers)
  • Crush 40 – Live & Learn (Sonic Adventure 2)
  • Crush 40 – Open Your Heart (Sonic Adventure)
  • Sega Sound Team, Tomoya Ohtani – Reach For The Stars (Sonic Colors Ultimate), and much more.

To change the music on the island, press right on the directional-pad or hold to open the song list. The Jukebox can also be disabled in the Options menu.

Immerse yourself in the Sonic Frontiers experience on PS5™. Race across massive islands with ultra-fast SSD. Enjoy stunning visuals at Sonic speeds. Feel the blistering speed with 60FPS gameplay.

The post also has a special message from Hiroki Tokunaga, lead programmer at Sonic Team.

Sonic Team created and implemented a brand-new texture streaming system in the Open-Zone areas so players can run around the vast, diverse environments at incredibly high speeds. On PS5, the SSD could support high-speed streaming, so we were able to make the most out of the texture streaming feature and keep up with Sonic’s speed.It was also crucial for the team to reduce wait times during scene transitions between the Open-Zone areas, Cyber Space, and other areas so fans can spend more time exploring and immersing themselves in the game. A lot of load processing happens during these transitions, which is why we deployed compressed files, organized the resources, and coordinated everything to maximize the file input and output. The PS5’s fast SSD enabled us to significantly reduce wait times for smooth transitions between scenes in the game.

Hiroki Tokunaga, Lead Programmer, Sonic Team

Stay tuned to Sonic City for more Sonic Frontiers News and Updates!

Source: PlayStation Blog

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