New Sonic Frontiers: The Final Horizon Update Adjusts Difficulty and Controls for Amy, Tails & Knuckles

New Sonic Frontiers: The Final Horizon Update Adjusts Difficulty and Controls for Amy, Tails & Knuckles

Sega has announced that Sonic Frontiers: The Final Horizon has been updated to version 1.41. The challenge for the DLC scenario has been adjusted for the lowest difficulty level and altered to make it easier to progress.

The controls for the rest of the playable cast have also been updated, and several bugs have been fixed.

You can view a translation of the patch notes below via Sega Asia:

Free Content Update 3: The Final Horizon – Patch Notes

  • • Made Balance Adjustments to Easy Mode
    The following changes have been made to Easy mode:
    • • Trial Towers: New level designs have been added.
    • • Towers of the Master: The default difficulty and Sonic’s attack level have been adjusted.
    • • Master King Koco’s Trial: Your maximum Ring capacity and the health of each Titan have been adjusted.
  • • Made changes to some of the controls for Amy, Knuckles and Tails.
  • • The parry window for perfect parries was adjusted to be more forgiving.
    *The window will be extended even further when playing on Easy.
  • • Knuckles’ maneuverability during gliding has significantly increased.
  • • Adjusted the stats of some special moves for Amy, Knuckles, and Tails after leveling them up
  • • The attack and defense of certain special moves for Amy, Knuckles, and Tails after they level up have been increased.
  • • Made it Easier to Retry After a Game Over
  • • The pink panels in the Trial Towers will respawn after a certain amount of time has passed and you are a certain distance away.
  • • If you make a mistake before a Cyber Space checkpoint and you have to restart from the beginning, the timer will now reset so you don’t need to manually restart.
    *Excluding Cyber Space Challenge

Various bug fixes, including the issue where audio would not play during sub-events, have also been addressed.

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In case you missed it, check out our review of Sonic Frontiers: The Final Horizon.

The Final Horizon update for Sonic Frontiers features a new story, new playable characters, and new challenges.

Sonic Frontiers features an “open-zone” gameplay style, where players will freely explore five distinct islands housing unique biomes, puzzles, enemies, and more. Combat is a direct focus this time, with several enemy types to best and a skill tree to peruse. Moreover, the Cyber Space levels provide some familiar speed-centric linearity veteran fans can embrace.

Sonic Frontiers is available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

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