Posted August 21, 2019 by David Latham in Feature
 
 

Gamescom 2019: Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 2D Events Revealed


Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 2D Events have been revealed today in the official Gamescom 2019 trailer from Sega. The game, which will launch in November this year ahead of next year’s Tokyo Olympic Games, features Mario & Sonic as well as plenty of other familiar Nintendo and Sega characters in classic 2D events as well as modern 3D graphics, exclusively for the Nintendo Switch console.

Rocket Chainsaw has been following Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 since it was revealed at the E3 2019 Nintendo Direct.

So far ten Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 2D Events have been announced including 100 meter sprint, 10 meter platform diving, 400 meter hurdles, gymnastics – vault, judo, kayak single (K-1) 1000 meters, long jump, marathon, shooting – trap and volleyball.

With dozens of events available in Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, there’s definitely something for everyone with newer sports such as surfing, and fun multiplayer events like badminton, boxing and fencing.

Watch the official Gamescom 2019 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 2D Events trailer below:

 

Join Mario, Sonic and friends for the world’s greatest sports party

Celebrate the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 with 30+ events to play! Enjoy the party with brand new events, including new classic 2D competition, motion and button controls, and local and online play!

Whether on the track, in the pool, on the water or in the ring, there’s an event for you in Mario & Sonic at the Olympics Games Tokyo 2020! Use a variety of play styles – including immersive motion controls where you can use the Joy-Con to imitate actions like throwing a javelin or taking aim with a bow!

Grab up to three of your fellow athletes on the same sofa and battle for a gold medal in local multiplayer, or connect up and compete against three others players with local wireless play. Head online and go for that Olympic record against up to seven other competitors in a variety of different events.

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 2D Events

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is currently scheduled to launch on November 5th, 2019 exclusively for Nintendo Switch. For more information, head to the official Olympic Video Games website.


David Latham

 
David has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) from a Group of Eight university, but only uses his very unique set of skills writing about video games. By day he's a stay-at-home dad, by night he's literally Batman. Where does he find the time?