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Sonic the Hedgehog Speeds into Samba de Amigo: Party Central

IRVINE, Calif. – March 27, 2023 – Make way for a speedy blue hedgehog with the fastest moves alive. Following the reveal of Sonic Origins™ Plus, SEGA® is excited to share that in-game content from the Sonic the Hedgehog series is coming to Samba de Amigo: Party Central! The new body-shaking music rhythm series entry will launch for the Nintendo Switch family of systems across the Americas and Europe in Summer 2023.

Available as part of the base game (digital or physical), Sonic fans can look forward to the following:

*Two energetic songs from the series: “Escape From the City” from Sonic AdventureTM 2 and “Fist Bump” from Sonic Forces TM.
*A stage based on City Escape from Sonic Adventure 2, featuring the iconic Blue Blur himself shaking it alongside Amigo.

For more information about the game itself, including where players can currently pre-order the physical edition, be sure to visit the official website at sambadeamigo.Sega.com. Pre-orders for the digital edition will be available at a later date.

About Samba de Amigo: Party Central

*Get up and shake it center stage in this vibrant and colorful rhythm action game with smooth Joy-Con controls that make the game fun for everyone.
*Groove to 40 hit songs from the world's most popular genres, with more arriving as post-launch DLC!
*Test your technique in a variety of minigames and challenges.
*Strut that style by customizing your character with unique costumes and accessories.
*Hit the dance floor and play online in World Party mode.
*Show the world what you've got by competing on the online leaderboards.

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About SEGA of America

SEGA of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA CORPORATION, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment. Established in 1986, SEGA of America publishes and develops innovative interactive entertainment experiences for console, PC, mobile and emerging platforms. In 2020, SEGA ranked #1 among Metacritic's Annual Game Publisher Rankings. Its globally beloved franchises include Sonic the Hedgehog, Like a Dragon™, Virtua Fighter™, Super Monkey Ball™, and Crazy Taxi™, along with Atlus' Persona™ and Shin Megami Tensei™ series. Since its debut more than three decades ago, Sonic has become an entertainment icon featured in several dozen games, TV series, movies, merchandise and more. SEGA of America has offices in Irvine and Burbank, California. Visit www.Sega.com.

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