Speaking with 4Gamer, Sonic Team head Takashi Iizuka confirmed that Sega’s mascot won’t be exiting the console market any time soon.
[Translation via VideoGamer]
“Currently we don’t … Personally, I don’t plan to stop Sonic for home-video game consoles. Don’t worry about them! And enjoy!”
After Sega revealed that it would be leaving the console market in favor of mobile and PC development, Sonic’s future was put into question. The series’ most recent releases on console, Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric for Wii U, was an all-time low in sales for the series, and was among the poorest reviewed games of last year.