UPDATE 1/11/22: Following the release of the Sonic Frontiers official comic prologue, Sega has now released a six minute animation telling Knuckles' story ahead of the events of the game.
"Knuckles knows every corner of his island and every secret it holds...or so he thought," reads Sega's tweet sharing the video.
Check it out for yourself below.
Knuckles knows every corner of his island and every secret it holds...or so he thought.— Sonic the Hedgehog (@sonic_hedgehog) November 1, 2022
Sonic Frontiers Prologue: Divergence is here! pic.twitter.com/SfqT5lpN40
ORIGINAL STORY 26/10/22: Sega has released an official comic as a prologue to the forthcoming Sonic Frontiers.
Called Sonic Frontiers Prologue: Convergence, it gives a little insight into the events leading up to the start of the game as Sonic and friends travel to the Starfall Islands in search of the chaos emeralds.
Part one of the comic was released on Twitter last week; now the second part has been published.
Both parts are just a handful of panels long, but they give some extra colour to the plot of Sonic Frontiers - complete with some nods to Sonic Adventure 1.
Sonic Frontiers Prologue: Convergence Part 1— Sonic the Hedgehog (@sonic_hedgehog) October 18, 2022
The team goes up to bat against Eggman, but not everything is as it seems. pic.twitter.com/FZVWi27U7s
Sonic Frontiers Prologue: Convergence Part 2— Sonic the Hedgehog (@sonic_hedgehog) October 25, 2022
Dr. Eggman is up to his most diabolical plan yet! Will Sonic & friends make it to the Starfall Islands in time to stop him? pic.twitter.com/FhD0PJ6WqF
The cover of the comic is also nicely done.
The official Sonic Twitter account previously stated that a prequel animation is also on the way, so keep your eyes peeled for that.
Just to be clear, there's a prequel comic AND a prequel animation coming soon!— Sonic the Hedgehog (@sonic_hedgehog) October 14, 2022
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