As of next year, 30 years will have passed since the original Sonic the Hedgehog The video game was first released on the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive.
We’ve already heard how “excited” Sega is to share new information on the future of blue blur, and now Sega of America officially announced the “first wave” of licensed products marking its 30th anniversary back in December this year.
These items include a Sonic Encyclo-speed-ia, pop vinyl figures, toys and collectibles from Jakks Pacific, a jewelry collection from King Ice, clothing from Graph Gaming, enamel pins, energy drinks from G FUEL and IDW, which are their first Classics are releasing Sonic Comic along with a new mini-series.
Ivo Gerscovich, Chief Brand Officer of Sonic the Hedgehog and SVP Sega of America said:
“For the past 30 years, spanning generations, Sonic fans have created memories with their fast blue blur. To commemorate the most iconic elements of the Sonic universe, we̵7;ve partnered with some of the best licensees in the business to create Sonic the Hedgehog collectibles that our devoted and loyal fans will treasure for years. “
In addition to these licensed products, Sega will also announce “additional plans” for Sonics 30th in a number of categories “in the coming months”.
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