In the latest and greatest Sonic the Hedgehog news, a panel at San Diego Comic-Con, revealed the special stages in Sonic Mania will be like the stages were in Sonic CD.
— =The Sonic Stadium= (@sonicstadium) July 23, 2017
From the picture we can see that you will chasing a UFO to reclaim the Chaos Emerald. Usually when you access special stages you must collect 50 rings and enter a much larger ring at the end of the stage. Sega also decided to bless us and release the Special Stage music called ‘Dimension Heist’ which you can enjoy below.
Sonic Mania will be released for PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch August 15.