Freedom Planet 2 is a platform video game in two dimensions created by independent developer GalaxyTrail, a studio set up for the project by designer Stephen DiDuro. The player controls one of three animal anthropomorphic protagonists: lilac dragon, wild cat Carol, or basset Milla. Helped by the pair of duck-like, the player attempts to defeat evil Lord Brevon, who intends to conquer the galaxy. While the game focuses on fast paced platform, its levels are interspersed with slower action scenes.
The game was released for Microsoft Windows, first as a demo in August 2012, when after a successful Kickstarter campaign and some delays-as a full game via Steam July 21, 2014. A version for Wii U console was announced in March 2015, but has been reported that in August due to an annoying glitch; however, the game was finally released successfully on 1st October 2015. The freedom planet has been widely compared to the Sega Genesis Sonic games. Critics have praised its gameplay, aesthetics, and the balance of Sonic elements with original content, but were more mixed on the pace and length.