A Lego set dedicated to Sonic the Hedgehog has been online ahead of the expected official announcement.
A set that is for resale in a popular online marketplace. Mercado libreappears to be recreating the iconic Green Hill area from Sonic the Hedgehog, complete with gold rings and Dr. Robotnik.
The set is part of the Lego Ideas brand, which allows fans to create their own dream brick sets and submit them to the Lego website for approval. If the kits receive more than 10,000 votes, they are considered ready for release as a real product.
Earlier this year, Lego confirmed that its review advice gave 24-year-old Viva Grannell’s “Sonic Mania – Green Hill Zone” the green light.
“We’re excited to partner with Sega and Viv to bring one of the most iconic playable characters and brands to life with Lego bricks based on Viv’s colorful and fun creation,” it said.
Lego said it is still working on the final product design, pricing and availability for the Sonic set, and will share more details in the future.
Original Design ideas Includes over 700 items and landscapes inspired by Sonic’s Green Hill Zone, as well as the Egg Robot and Badniks from the Sega series.
Speaking of the winning idea, Grannell said, “I’ve been involved in Sonic’s world for almost my entire life, and it’s such a perfect fit for the Lego system that it took me about a year to mobilize support to make it happen.”
Earlier this week, German retailer Wagner’s also briefly listed the Lego Horizon Zero Dawn Tallneck set, although an image from the time excluded from the list product has not been included.