Sonic Mania Plus: Official Reveal (Coming July 17th) - NO SPOILERS in Green Grove Zone Posted March 17, 2018 So what exactly is Encore Mode? Two new characters, especially the ones they chose, is really cool. But I was honestly hoping for some new levels or story bits. But if Encore Mode is something like that, then cool. The physicals look really nice. I'm tempted to re-buy.