During a recent interview with the Sonic Team's head developer, Takashi Iizuka was asked if the mobile game Sonic Runners would signal an end to to Sonic games on consoles. A member of the Sonic Stadiums forums was able to translate Iizuka's response.
Currently we don’t. Now this product only, select the smartphone as a friendly platform to the user’s, just say F2P and that was suitable for there. Personally, I don’t plan to stop Sonic for home-video game consoles. Don’t worry about them! And enjoy! — Takashi Iizuka
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