Mario & Sonic will likely be again to duke it out subsequent winter.
Sega has introduced 4 new video games based mostly on the Olympic and Paralympic Video games Tokyo 2020.
The primary of those is titled Olympic Video games Tokyo 2020 – The Official Video Recreation, which will likely be launched in Japan and Asia this summer season for PlayStation four and Nintendo Change, and worldwide in 2020. Sega describes this as “a fun-filled sports activities motion sport the place you’ll be able to create your personal avatar and compete in Olympic Video games occasions with individuals world wide.” Relatively than that includes Sonic or different characters, it seems to have a extra practical – if simplistic – artwork model.
Mario & Sonic on the Olympic Video games Tokyo 2020 will then hit Nintendo Change throughout winter 2019. From the footage and screenshots launched, it seems to be just like earlier Mario & Sonic titles launch by Sega at earlier Olympics, with a set of mini video games themed round totally different sports activities, and can make use of the Pleasure-Con options. As with the Rio Olympics title, there can even be an Arcade Version launching at an analogous time, which can use bodily inputs corresponding to leaping.
Lastly, Sonic on the Olympic Video games Tokyo 2020 will likely be launched on iOS and Android in 2020. This seems to be a extra informal title, with easy contact controls and social options.
Among the titles might change, and additional Western launch info will comply with at a later date. Extra info could be discovered at www.olympicvideogames.com.
The titles have been introduced throughout Sega Fes 2019, with Sonic and Mario costumed characters on stage – the primary time Nintendo’s mascot has appeared at a Sega fan occasion. Sega holds the unique license to provide videogames based mostly on the Olympic Video games.
Daniel Robson is Chief Editor at IGN Japan. He goals to keep away from the Tokyo Olympics as finest as he can. Discover him on Twitter at @NoMoreDaniels.