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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: The Official Game

System: Switch
Release date: June 22, 2021
Developer: SEGA
Publisher: SEGA

Some people eat, sleep and breathe sports. I’m not one of those people, but even I can appreciate the Olympics and what they represent – the coming together of cultures, the excitement of seeing the best athletes in the world compete against each other, and of course, all of the associated spectacle. I decidedly do not enjoy, however, the decidedly average minigame collections that typically get churned out every few years to tie in with the event. That is why I’m thrilled to report that not only is Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: The Official Videogame an excellent Olympics game, but it is also one of the best pick-up-and-play sports games I’ve experienced in a long time.

SEGA has announced that Sonic will be featured in Tokyo 2020 Olympics: The Official Game. Players will be able to dress their avatar as the Blue Blur.

Here’s a trailer:

SEGA has sent out a few new videos for Tokyo 2020 Olympics: The Official Game. Find the game’s opening movie below, along with some commercials.

SEGA has shared three more videos for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: The Official Video Game. Find gameplay highlighting the beach volleyball, baseball, and tennis events below.

A limited-time demo for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: The Official Video Game is now available on the Japanese Switch eShop. Players can participate in three events: 110m hurdle, 200m individual medley, and tennis. English is supported.

SEGA will no longer offer the demo after July 17. The demo itself will last until July 23.

Source: Switch eShop

SEGA is giving us a look at Tokyo 2020: The Official Video Game with a couple of gameplay videos. Find videos below showing the 100m and 100m freestyle events with Takeshi Matsuda, a retired Japanese Olympic and Asian and National Record holding swimmer.

Amazon Japan has posted the boxart for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: The Official Video Game, which we have above. The title is due out in Japan on July 24, followed by the west sometime next year.

That’s not the only Olympics game from SEGA. This winter, we’ll be getting Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on Switch.


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Just a short while ago, SEGA announced a pair of new Olympics games bound for Switch. In addition to Mario & Sonic at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, we’ll be getting Tokyo 2020 Olympics: The Official Game this year.

Here’s a video promoting the two titles:

Thanks to Justin for the tip.

The new Mario & Sonic game isn’t the only Olympics title SEGA is planning for Switch. Announced at SEGA Fes today, Tokyo 2020 Olympics: The Official Game is also in the works.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: The Official Game launches this summer. View the first screenshots below.

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