In a new interview at IGN, SEGA and Sonic Team creative officer Takashi Iizuka reiterated his desire to continue the Sonic Adventure series. Iizuka says Sonic Team used what they have learned from the Sonic Adventure games and implemented those lessons into development of Sonic Frontiers. One day, he hopes to use what he’s learned in Sonic Frontiers for a new Sonic Adventure game.
Here’s the excerpt from IGN’s interview:
IGN: With the inclusion of the Open Zone, it almost feels like we’ve completed a loop back to the first Sonic Adventure, which also had a very small-scale open world. Is visiting the Sonic Adventure games something that interests you, whether in the form of a remaster or a sequel?
Iizuka-san: I’ve mentioned this in previous interviews, but I would like to continue the Sonic Adventure series. Sonic Adventure also contains smaller open spaces known as Adventure Fields. I think we’ve used what we learned with those in this game as well. I haven’t thought about my next game yet. But I personally think it’d be nice if we could use what we learn with this game in Sonic Adventure.
To this day, the Sonic Adventure series remains as some of the most beloved games in the entire franchise.