Recently we went hands on with Sonic Mania to check out the first new content shown since the game's reveal: a brand new desert-themed stage called Mirage Saloon Zone, plus a first look at playable characters Miles "Tails" Prower and Knuckles. This also marks our first look at the game's on-by-default CRT filter, which will be optional in the final game.
Above, watch some hands-on gameplay of the new zone while playing as Knuckles, and below, check out some simultaneous Sonic and Tails gameplay — plus a look back the previously revealed Studiopolis Zone as Tails.
Sonic Mania is coming out spring 2017 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. For more Sonic Mania coverage, check out Polygon's full Sonic Mania YouTube playlist.