UPDATE: Sonic Mania Confirmed for Nintendo Switch Release with Multiplayer

UPDATE: Following the discovery of Sonic Mania being on Switch, Nintendo uploaded a reveal trailer for the game. It seems to be mostly the same trailer we’ve seen before, appearing to only have slight gameplay differences, however with the Nintendo Switch logo placed at the end of the trailer. See for yourself here:

ORIGINAL STORY: Following Nintendo’s Nintendo Switch presentation, their website went live with updated information for the console, and new games being supported. Looking at the website further, Sonic Mania is listed to release for the Switch.

The game’s description reads:


Sonic Mania brings fans back into the 2D world of platform games with nostalgic pixel-style art and core “classic” gameplay by reimagining iconic Zones and Acts from Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic CD and Sonic The Hedgehog 3 and Knuckles, and adding in completely new Zones with all-new Acts and boss fights into the mix.


  • A true, classic Sonic experience in gorgeous pixel graphics featuring a variety of new Zones with iconic favorites from Sonic 1, 2, 3 and CD!
  • Playable characters include: Sonic, Tails, & Knuckles
  • New and improved features: familiar Zones with new looks, new bosses, new gameplay mechanics to explore, and more!

In addition to the confirmation of being on a new console, Sonic Mania is also listed to have multiplayer gameplay, supporting “2 players simultaneous.”

Source: Nintendo Switch Game Listing

What are your thoughts on the Switch? Which platform will you get Mania on? Let us know in the comments!