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The latest Sonic Colors: Ultimate update includes a free content pack

Sonic Colors: Ultimate gets some much-needed quality of life improvements and a pack of free content.

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Sonic Colors: Ultimate gets some much-needed quality of life improvements and a pack of free content.

It’s been an up and down year for remakes. The recent release of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition was a disaster (to put it mildly), and some fans aren’t keen on the lick of paint given to Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Sonic Colors: Ultimate – the recent update of Sega’s moderately-loved 2010 Wii game – is another example. Some players didn’t dig the revamped visuals, and absolutely no players enjoyed the frequent bugs, glitches, and performance problems. The Nintendo Switch edition was particularly rough.

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Thankfully, those issues continue to be fixed. The game’s latest update features another round of visual improvements, bug fixes, and gameplay tweaks. The patch also includes a Celebration Pack of free customisable content for Sonic.

The update and Celebration Pack is available to download now on all platforms.

Sonic Colors: Ultimate – December 2021 Update

Celebration Pack

  • New free customisable content for Sonic, including:
    • Burst Shoes
    • Burst Gloves
    • Fireworks Boost
    • Fireworks Aura

Quality of Life Updates

  • Ultimate mix / Original music soundtrack toggle
  • Full screen boost blur effect on/off toggle
  • Tails navigation on/off toggle
  • Full screen movie playback from the options satellite
  • Improved visibility for Cyan Wisp targeting line

General Fixes

  • Improved stability on all platforms
  • Updates to specific enemy attack speeds
  • Improved Green Hover Wisp ring dash functionality
  • Improved visibility of Big Chaser attack visual effects (for Nintendo Switch specifically)
  • Various bug fixes throughout the game

Sonic Colors: Ultimate is available in digital and physical formats on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. On PC, it’s available exclusively through the Epic Games Store.


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