Special events lose an entire dimension.

When Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is released, an entire dimension may also disappear. Sega just revealed that there are some exciting 2D events to play in addition to the expected 3D events included in the game.

There are actually ten different events that you can play in 2D complete with the old-school Mario and Sonic sprites that fans will undoubtedly remember fondly.

Mario & Sonic at the Olympics Games Tokyo 2020 will be released on the Nintendo Switch on November 5 in the Americas (November 8 in Europe).

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Enjoy 10 different classic 2D events with friends and family:
  • 100m
  • 10m Platform (Diving)
  • 400m Hurdles
  • Gymnastics - Vault
  • Judo
  • Kayak Single (K-1) 1000m
  • Long Jump
  • Marathon
  • Shooting - Trap
  • Volleyball
What you need to know about Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020:
  • New Events and More: Debut events including surfing, skateboarding, karate, and sport climbing will all be playable in Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020; joining the classic event line-up of gymnastics, swimming, 110m hurdles, football, equestrian, and archery.
  • Different Ways to Play: Exclusively on Nintendo Switch, determine who the real champion is while using the fun and flexibility of the Joy-Con controllers to your advantage.
  • Split-Screen and Online Fun: Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 delivers multiplayer, both local split-screen and online, fun for all ages and groups.
  • Play with a Cast of Fan-Favorite Characters: Choose from a star-studded SEGA- and Nintendo-franchise athlete roster that includes Mario, Sonic, Luigi, Knuckles, Peach, Amy, Dr. Eggman, Yoshi, Tails, and more to be announced!
  • 10 Classic 2D Events: Experience Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games in a brand-new way with classic 2D versions of 10 events from the Tokyo 1964 Summer Olympics.
Dash, jump, climb, surf and more in 21 3D events, including:
  • 100m
  • 110m Hurdles
  • 4 x 100m Relay
  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Boxing
  • Canoe Double (C-2) 1000m
  • Discus Throw
  • Equestrian - Jumping
  • Fencing
  • Football (Soccer)
  • Gymnastics - Floor Exercise
  • Javelin Throw
  • Karate - Kumite
  • Rugby Sevens
  • Skateboarding - Park
  • Sport Climbing
  • Surfing - Shortboard
  • Swimming - 100m Freestyle
  • Table Tennis
  • Triple Jump