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Sonic Superstars Preload: Date, Start Time and How to Download

Sonic Superstars enthusiasts who wish to dive into the game the moment it is released can use the preload feature when purchasing it digitally.

This concept allows players to jump right into the game at launch instead of waiting for the title to download after it is released. Recent titles, including EA Sports FC 24 and Mortal Kombat 1, use the feature to create a seamless launch for players.

Sonic Superstars Preload Date & Start Time

Preloading for Sonic Superstars begins on Sunday, October 15, 2023, at 12 am EST. While the information is not officially confirmed, based on previous preload dates for the PlayStation 5, 48 hours are given in advance for players to preload.

Players are looking at around 12GB, so the time given to preload is plenty to ensure you can play at launch.

Sonic Superstars Size
Sonic Superstars Preload Size

Sonic Superstars launches on October 17, 2023, and will likely be at midnight local time worldwide. While specifics on time are not confirmed, triple-A titles usually release at midnight in their respective regions.

How to Preload Sonic Superstars

To preload Sonic Superstars, purchase any edition from a platform digital storefront and select the download icon next to the game.

If the download icon was not selected right after purchase, you can use the following guide to assist in accessing the game:

Nintendo Switch

  • Go to the Nintendo Eshop on your Nintendo Switch console
  • Search for Sonic Superstars
  • Select the game’s official store page
  • Choose “Download”
  • The game will begin pre-loading


  • Go to the PlayStation Store on your PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5
  • Search for Sonic Superstars
  • Select the game
  • Click the “Download” option
  • The game will begin to pre-load


  • Go to the Microsoft Store on your Xbox One or Xbox Series X/S
  • Search for Sonic Superstars
  • Select the game to go to its official store page
  • Choose “Download”
  • The game will begin to pre-load


  • Go to Steam
  • Search for Sonic Superstars
  • Arrive at the official store page
  • Choose the “Download” option
  • The game will begin to pre-load

That’s all the information you need to download Sonic Superstars on your preferred platform. Players interested in more information on the game can check out the Guide Hub here.