The Sonic movies have been a huge boon for the franchise, reigniting interest in the series and getting everyone hyped for the next game, Sonic Frontiers.
Now, it's clear that Sonic Team is drawing inspiration from the films, with an attack in Frontiers coming straight from the recent sequel.
As spotted by Sonic fans playing demos ahead of the game's November launch, the blue blur has new powers in Frontiers. It seems that using the Cyloop ability can result in a short transformation sequence, which sees Sonic glow with bright blue energy, changing the colour of his eyes.
Eagle-eyed fans have noticed that this is beat-for-beat the same sequence we see in the Sonic 2 movie, suggesting we may see more references to it in the final game.Read more on thegamer.com