Somehow, we now live in a world in which Sonic Forces has become the second most downloaded PS Plus game of all-time.
I downloaded it and played it. I had fun it was the first Sonic game I had played since generations.
Yes, I downloaded it as part of PS+ free for getting the platinum and found very nice game.
I had fun with the game. I grew up playing Sonic game so I can look past a lot of 3D Sonics flaws. I spent a lot of time unlocking gear for my various created characters. Odd it's the 2nd most downloaded PS+ game how ever.
Got it cheap on the Switch I like you can design your character and I haven't touched a Sonic game since Sonic Adventures on Dreamcast.
It just goes to show how out of touch with reality the vocal minority are on the internet. People saying it was a crap addition to the lineup and that no one wanted it.
It is crap though? https://www.metacritic.com/... Clearly people did have enough interest to add it to their library. But what appeals to the mass market isnt always high quality...... See all of the bloatware on wii and 3ds or the top charts ios/andriod.
I had the same mind as you till I tried it and somehow founding very nice and fun. You should try it.
Its not crap at all fgs lol. Its actually a really fun game.
I don't really keep up on Sonic drama but outrage is out of control for sure. All I know is I had fun with it.
Yup, It's definitely not as good as Generations or Unleashed day time. But it's not bad. I think it partially got downloaded so much because the sonic movie though.
Well, for me it was. Downloaded, played for 2-3 hours and then deleted. No, not for me.
I downloaded it, started playing it and thought... okay, this isn't so bad. Why all the hate? ......then I got to the terrible character creator and suddenly I'm shooting flames. Ugh.
PS+ game when quarantine started
Personally, Sonic forces wasn't bad. Just okay. The classic sonic stages were mediocre and the story can be very inconsistent. Also, the fact that they teased Chaos as a boss only for him to not be a boss fight was a cruel tease. Still, the gameplay can be enjoyable, the character creator is decent and I really dig the soundtrack. Each to their own of course. Also, I actually kinda like Infinite. It's a shame his backstory was weak (no pun intended).
Downloaded it,tried it for 15 mins then deleted it. Not my cup of tea.
I did enjoy that game more than I expected
That’s the thing about subscriptions. People try a game that they are curious about, but won’t necessarily buy. I’m not pro subscription, or anti. It’s there for the people who find the value.
It might be the second most downloaded because so many people didn't have it. Not saying that's the reason, just a possibility
Its because of the Sonic Movie which parked more people to be interested in the Sonic Franchise so when peeps saw the change to get it for free, they took it. The character creator in Sonic Forces might be the only good thing about the game, the actual gameplay and story....yeah its pretty avarage.
Sonic fans are a weird bunch, lol.
Sonic Forces really isn't BAD so much as bland and repetitive. But if offered it for free, I can def see people receiving it better than the people who paid full price.
I haven’t had this much with a Sonic game since Sonic Adventure 2 on the Sega Dreamcast. Love this game. Imperial Tower is a hard level. Lol.
It's just not as good as Mania which was the game it launched with. I think if they had not had the released so close and intertwined this would have gotten much higher scores. Also if they had waited to release sonic boom when it was finished it would have been the best 3D sonic since adventure.
Thats because Sonic is the TRUTH !!!
It makes sense to me... it might not be the highest quality game, but it's still Sonic.... bare in mind the popularity of recently released film, the fact netflix/amazon still have Sonic Cartoons on them to... there is plenty of interest in Sonic so many people will have downloaded it for their kids/cousins/siblings to play as well as maybe just having a bash for themselves.
I always wanted to play it, but it was "free" or nothing situation :) Played trough in one sitting in 3-4 hours. Gotta go fast
A lot of people haven't play it + quarantine
I downloaded it purely from a curiosity perspective I played a single level and deleted it. I think a lot of people did that.
Maybe because it’s not a huge download. I often don’t download my PS+ games if the file is too large as my data is capped. So unless it’s a game I’m desperate to play or a reasonable file size, I’ll just add it to my library.
lol The game is awesome.
Didn't the movie come out the month before or close to it? That would explain the downloads in part.
I've been playing Sonic games since the first one on Genesis, so I'm used to all of the 3D Sonic's problems. But nothing prepared me for how awful Sonic Forces is. Even ignoring the terrible plot (because let's face it, nobody plays Sonic for its plot), the incredibly short stages with bad stage design, tacked on custom character abilities, and bad controls (in which they even managed to mess with the homing attack) puts it in the bottom of the list. Still regarding to controls, it baffles me that, like Generations, they had two Sonics, each with different physics, and none of them feels right. That's made worse by the fact that Sonic Mania was released before it and had perfect physics. At least they got rid of Lost World's awful parkour controls. I only don't say it's worse than Sonic 2006 because that one was way buggier.
A multiplat..... But alll those thousands of exclusives huh? 😉
PS+ has more subscribers than ever, so the most downloaded game was always going to be a recent one. Sonic Forces features a popular character and crosses generations of player. This makes the 'relevation' hardly surprising and barely newsworthy.
The only recent Sonic game worth a mention is Sonic Mania. They release way too many Sonic games that quality is in the toilet.🚽 They should have released Mania this gen only and worked on DLCS and support for it. Would have payed off much more than releasing other average to poor versions. There's literally no hype for new Sonic games because they release so many each generation and only 1 ends up a great game if that.
Its a great game. Best Sonic game for years.
Sonic Generations was better.
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