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How to Solve M-038 Puzzle in Sonic Frontiers

Sonic is lost on an ancient island filled with strange creatures.

Fight multiple enemies and explore a world of action, adventure, and mystery.

There are five gigantic islands with forests, waterfalls, and desert landscapes.

Complete side quests, solve puzzles and scale enormous structures.

There are portals all around the island and you can go into Cyber Space levels.

Defeat colossal enemies by combining moves like dodges, parries, counters, and combos.

Discover the secrets of the remains of an ancient civilization taken over by robotic hordes.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to solve the M-038 puzzle in Sonic Frontiers to reveal more of the map.

How to solve M-038 puzzle in Sonic Frontiers

To solve the M-038 puzzle in Sonic Frontiers, you need to press and hold the square button next to the orb.

After you’ve pressed and held the square button, the puzzle will be completed and more of the map will be revealed.

Here are the key points (expand the screenshots above):

  • You cannot simply press the square button next to the orb.
  • You need to press and hold the square button.

Pressing and holding the square button will capture the orb.

Many players are unable to solve the puzzle because they pressed the square button instead of holding it.

Further reading

How to Solve M-024 Puzzle in Sonic Frontiers

How to “Drain the water to move on” in Sonic Frontiers

How to Solve “A Grave Mystery” Puzzle in Sonic Frontiers

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