A remake of Sonic Heroes is allegedly being developed for Switch 2
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A Remake of Sonic Heroes is Allegedly Being Developed for Switch 2

Nathan Lees
Nathan Lees

Rumors are swirling in the gaming world about a potential remake of the beloved 2003 platformer, Sonic Heroes. According to a recent report by Nintendo leaker Zippo, Sega is said to be working on a remake of a major 3D Sonic game powered by Unreal Engine 5. While Zippo did not confirm the exact title, speculation points to Sonic Heroes as a strong contender for the remake.

Additional information from Universo Nintendo and Twitter user @MbKKssTBhz5 adds fuel to the fire, suggesting that the alleged Sonic Heroes remake is slated for a 2025 release on Nintendo's upcoming platform.


Originally released on multiple platforms including GameCube, PS2, Xbox, and PC, Sonic Heroes brought a fresh twist to the Sonic franchise by introducing team-based gameplay. Players controlled groups of three characters with different abilities, such as Team Sonic and Team Dark, each offering a unique gameplay experience.

One of the standout features of Sonic Heroes was the ability to switch between characters to utilize their specific skills, such as speed, flight, and power, to navigate through various obstacles in the game. Additionally, each team had a powerful Team Blast move that could clear enemies on the screen.


Despite receiving mixed reviews upon its original release, Sonic Heroes has garnered a dedicated fan base over the years. Fans have been eagerly awaiting news of a potential remake or remaster of the game, making these recent rumors an exciting development for Sonic enthusiasts.

If the reports turn out to be true, fans can look forward to revisiting the world of Sonic Heroes with updated graphics and gameplay mechanics on Nintendo's next gaming system. Stay tuned for more updates on this thrilling prospect!


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