Prolific Roblox Contributors Gamefam Studios have teamed up with Sega to bring Sonic the Hedgehog to the Roblox platform. Sonic joining Roblox is not just a big deal, but according to a press release provided to Game informantthis is the first time an “AAA gaming character has been officially featured on Roblox.”
You can sprint as Blue Blur and his friends in a game called Sonic Speed Simulator in Roblox right now. In it, players can level up and increase their speed while running through “unique worlds” and racing against friends for rewards. Those rewards include stat boosts, pets, and Sonic character skins to wear. Gamefam plans weekly updates as well as a “community-exclusive Sonic the Hedgehog skin” should the game hit 10,000 likes from Roblox players.
“We’ve worked closely with SEGA to create an official Sonic the Hedgehog experience on Roblox that will truly delight hundreds of millions of Blue Blur fans around the world,” Gamefam CEO Joe Ferencz said in a statement. a quote shared with Game informant. “We’re proud that SEGA has entrusted our talented creative team to bring Sonic to the metaverse and deliver the fastest, and perhaps most beautiful, game in Roblox history!” Gamefam has also collaborated with brands like Sony, Mattel, and Ubisoft on other projects.
The Sonic Speed Simulator page says the game is currently in closed beta. If you’re interested in running a mile or two in Sonic’s shoes, you can check it out This official collaboration is here.
For more Sonic the Hedgehog goodness check out our review of the new movie Sonic the Hedgehog 2 from our own Brian Shea. He also spoke with the cast and director of the film, You can read about it here.