Sonic Revolution 2016 Announced
It has been almost 9 months since the Sonic Revolution team confirmed that it would not be bringing the event back for 2015. However, the event will be making its return in 2016, the Sonic Revolution Page confirmed on “Blue” Friday.
The event will take place in the Century Ballroom at the Holiday Inn LAX at 9901 S La Cienega Blvd in Los Angeles, CA on June 12th, 2016, during E3 week. Lasting from 10 AM to 6 PM, the event has yet to disclose any special guests in attendance, but is expected to reveal them in the coming months. Confirmed activities so far include a trivia and a cosplay contest, as well as raffles and at least one vendor booth.
Unlike the first year, the 2016 event will be charging an entry fee of $9.99 for a standard “Sonic Pass” that comes with a swag bag and the ability to participate in most activities. There is also a more limited $19.99 “Super Sonic Pass,” which allows earlier entry and better odds in all raffle activities.
The decision to charge for passes was not made easily, the team has confirmed, as there was a desire to keep entry free like the first year and in the same vein as Summer of Sonic. However, financial realities as well as a desire to prevent a snatching up of free tickets (it being said that of 200 tickets given away last time, only 50 showed up) led to a decision to have an entry fee.
Sonic Revolution is a not-for-profit event and is not sponsored by or affiliated with SEGA or any of its subsidiaries.