Sonic Forces, the new entry in the Sonic the Hedgehog series launching on PC and consoles later this year, will introduce a brand new feature for the series.
The Sonic Forces' third gameplay style will involve a custom Hero Character that can be customized in a lot of different ways by using Wispons, the evolution of the Color Powers from Sonic Colors.
In this just announced gameplay style, players will be equipping their custom Hero Character with one of a variety of powerful unique gadgets called Wispons. Wispons are an evolution of the Color Powers from Sonic Colors and double as both offensive abilities and as a way to platform through levels quickly. Along with the Wispon, the Hero Character will have a grappling hook they can utilize to quickly traverse across zones. Players can also customize the Hero Character’s looks by choosing and swapping between hundreds of accessories and outfit options to change the character’s appearance as they play through the game.
Players will be able to base their characters on seven different animal types, each with unique abilities.
Wolf – Automatically draws in rings when near them
Rabbit - Has longer invincible time after receiving damage
Cat - Keeps one ring after being hit
Dog - Restarts with five rings after the player dies
Bear – Blows away enemies with a homing attack
Bird - Flies high with double jump abilities
Hedgehog - Collects rings when getting damaged
Sonic Forces launches later this year on PC and consoles.