Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – Everything Gamers Need To Know

Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – Everything Gamers Need To Know
Credit: Sega

Gamers will go for gold and glory, playing their favorite Mario and Sonic characters. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020 is releasing on November 5, 2019.

This will be the cross-over sporting event of the fall as characters from two beloved franchises compete head to head in Olympic events.

This time, the Olympics will be held in Tokyo. Other games in the Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Franchise took players all around the world to cities, including Rio, Sochi, and London. Tokyo 2020 is the sixth game released in the franchise.

The game will feature split-screen multiplayer and online play, as well as a solo-mode.

Some events can be played in 2D mode, representing the 1964 Summer Olympics, which was Tokyo’s first time hosting the Olympics. Mario will be played in 8-bit and Sonic 16-bit.

Here is the Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 official gameplay trailer:

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Publisher: Sega

Playable characters from the Super Mario franchise:
– Mario
– Luigi
– Princess Peach
– Princess Daisy
– Bowser
– Wario
– Waluigi
– Yoshi
– Donkey Kong
– Bowser Jr.

Playable characters from the Sonic franchise
– Sonic
– Tails
– Knuckles
– Amy Rose
– Doctor Eggman
– Shadow
– Silver
– Metal Sonic
– Blaze
– Vector

There are 34 events that players can sink their teeth into.

Brand new events coming to Tokyo 2020:
– Sport Climbing. Players need to climb as high and as fast as possible! Whoever climbs the highest in the allotted time wins.
– Karate – Kumite. Players will spar their opponents. Whenever a strike lands, the player earns a point, and whoever earns the
most points wins.
– Skateboarding – Park. Gamers will grind the rail, kick-flip, and ollie their way to gaining points at the skate park. Whoever
earns the most points wins.
– Surfing – Shortboard. Ride the waves, earning points for tricks, and whoever gets the most points, wins.

2D vintage competition. Face off in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics as 8-bit and 16-bit competitors:
– 100m Sprint
– 10m Platform Dive
– Volleyball
– 400m Hurdles
– Vault
– Shooting
– Kayak
– Long Jump
– Marathon
– Judo
Field of Dreams events return. Characters will compete in Olympic style events with a splash of elements from Super Mario and Sonic franchises.
– Dream Shooting
– Dream Racing
– Dream Karate

Compete in events from the previous Mario and Sonic Olympic games:
– Gymnastics
– 110m Hurdles
– Boxing
– Triple Jump
– 4 X 100m Relay
– Table Tennis
– Javelin Throw
– Football
– Swimming – 100m Freestyle
– Equestrian – Jumping
– Canoe Double (C-2) 1000m
– Badminton
– Archery
– Rugby Sevens
– Fencing
– 100 m Sprint
– Discus Throw

Mario and Sonic fans can pre-order the game now for $49.94 with Amazon and Walmart or pick up when it’s out for $59.99.