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

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Well, some events anyway.

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is celebrating Mario’s 8-bit roots (and Sonic’s 16-bit ones) with special events that will take place in 2D, Sega recently confirmed.

The events that take place in 2D are as follows:

  • 100m
  • 10m Platform (Diving)
  • 400m Hurdles
  • Gymnastics – Vault
  • Judo
  • Kayak Single (K-1) 1000m
  • Long Jump
  • Marathon
  • Shooting – Trap
  • Volleyball

Whereas these events will be HD and in 3D:

  • 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

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is a Nintendo Switch exclusive heading to the platform from 5 November.