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- For the unreleased smartphone app, see Sonic Central (smartphone). For the website, see Sonic Central (website).
Sonic Central is a video presentation series that announces news regarding the Sonic the Hedgehog series. It was named after the Sonic Central website. The series is posted annually on the official Sonic the Hedgehog channel on YouTube, usually between May and June. The presentations show the latest announcements related to the Sonic series, such as games, series and films, as well as presentations of upcoming merchandise, accessories and other products in the Sonic series. The first presentation of Sonic Central took place on 27 May 2021.
27 May 2021
The first broadcast was announced on 25 May 2021. It later aired on 27 May 2021 at 9:00am PT/12:00pm ET.
- Sonic 30th Anniversary Symphony
- Sonic costume for the player's avatar in Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 - The Official Video Game.
- Sonic Pack for Two Point Hospital.
- Sonic the Fighters arcade game for Lost Judgment.
- Sonic Colours: Ultimate
- Sonic Colours: Rise of the Wisps
- Sonic Origins reveal
- Team Sonic Racing and Sonic Mania available for Amazon Luna.
- Sonic Forces, Team Sonic Racing and Sonic Mania available for PlayStation Now.
- Pirate Sonic and Captain Shadow available for Sonic Dash.
- Super Sonic to be added to Sonic Forces: Speed Battle, along with a limited-time "Party Match" mode.
- Classic Sonic to be added to Sonic Racing with three new stages, with Green Hill Zone being one of them.
- Sonic the Werehog to be added to both Sonic Dash and Sonic Forces: Speed Battle.
- New Giant Eggman Robot playset by Jakks Pacific.
- New King Ice merchandise.
- Sonic the Hedgehog Encyclo-speed-ia to be released soon.
- Exclusive Apmex coins to be released.
- Sonic Frontiers teaser.
7 June 2022
The second broadcast was announced on 6 June 2022. It later aired on 7 June 2022 at 9:00am PT/12:00pm ET.
- Additional info on Sonic Origins.
- Upcoming Sonic Speed Simulator update for 11 June 2022.
- Sonic the Hedgehog film series characters added in Sonic Forces: Speed Battle and Sonic Dash.
- Super Shadow to be added to Sonic Forces: Speed Battle in November 2022.
- Mephiles the Dark to be added to Sonic Forces: Speed Battle for Halloween 2022.
- Upcoming player banner update for Sonic Forces: Speed Battle.
- Sir Percival to be added to Sonic Dash.
- Sneak peak of Sonic Prime, with a glimpse at Shadow the Hedgehog.
- Sonic the Hedgehog 2 home entertainment release.
- Knuckles the Echidna-themed G Fuel to be released Summer 2022.
- New Jakks Pacific Egg Mobile playset with Classic Eggman and Classic Sonic to be released Fall 2022.
- New Razer Xbox Controller to be released Summer 2022.
- New Moor-Art Gallery prints to be released.
- New Hype Sonic the Hedgehog merchandise to be released.
- New First 4 Figures of Amy Rose and Miles "Tails" Prower to be released.
- New Pez dispensers for Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles available.
- New EXG Cable Guy controller holder designed after Sonic to be released soon.
- Neamedia statues available.
- Bellfine Sonic statue available.
- New Sonic the Hedgehog 30th Anniversary Symphony concert to go on tour soon.
- New Fall Guys and Sonic the Hedgehog collaboration scheduled for August 2022. Tails costume included.
- New animated series, Sonic Frontiers Prologue, is announced and scheduled to release later in 2022.
- Further gameplay reveal for Sonic Frontiers.