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Sanic Ball is a racing game played in Third-person view. The player chooses one of the fifteen sonic characters before entering a race. The aim is to be the first player to complete the predetermined amount of laps, by default two, around the given track. Sanic Ball can be played in an online match with other players, or in a local match, where players can choose which, if any, people to invite. AI opponents are available in both online and local matches. There are many jokes and references to pop culture and Internet meme's, the very name of the game being a meme which has been acknowledged by the official Sonic the Hedgehog twitter.
Sanic Ball was developed in Unity. The earliest dated version of Sanic Ball was released on September 4th, 2013, and the game continued development, receiving new content such as characters and tracks. On July 31st, 2018 an update was released with the announcement that the developer will no longer work on the game, although development was also announced to be discontinued on September 5th 2014, only to reenter development as early as April 2015. The source code is freely available on github.
Sanic Ball has been featured in many Youtube videos, including videos by PewDiePie and Game Grumps. The game has also been featured in a Speedrun at AGDQ 2019, and had speedruns made as early as March 20th, 2018. The game has been altered and reproduced by multiple third parties, as it's source code is freely available and the developer holds no legal rights to the Intellectual Property.
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