Sega have announced the third character style for Sonic Forces, that will go alongside the classic Sonic and the modern Sonic, player created. For the first time in the Sonic series, players can create their own original Hero Character, and customise how the character plays and how it looks.
In this gameplay style, players will be equipping their custom Hero Character with one of a variety of powerful unique gadgets called Wispons. Wispons are an evolution of the Color Powers from Sonic Colors and double as both offensive abilities and as a way to platform through levels quickly. Along with the Wispon, the Hero Character will have a grappling hook they can utilize to quickly traverse across zones. Players can also customize the Hero Character’s looks by choosing and swapping between hundreds of accessories and outfit options to change the character’s appearance as they play through the game.