Be Part Of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics With the New PS4® & Nintendo Switch™ Video Game

29.April.2019 | ANIME&GAME

This year, Sega Games Co., Ltd. is celebrating the 2020 Olympics with the release of the new Tokyo 2020 Olympics: The Official Video Game™ on Wednesday 24th July 2019! The game will be available on PlayStation®4 and Nintendo Switch™.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: The Official Video Game™ includes 16 varieties of games, allowing sports fans from across the world to enjoy some full-blown sports action!

This official sports game allows you to create an avatar that looks like you to take part in the games, allowing anyone to take part in and personally experience the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games! Nothing can compare!

There is a game promotion video on YouTube which introduces the variety of games you can compete in, the realistic stadium areas and the large variety of options when customising your avatar!

 

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: The Official Video Game™ promotion video:

The promotion ambassador for the game is retired Japanese Olympic swimmer Takeshi Matsuda, who participated in the Olympics in Athens, Beijing, London and Rio and won four gold medals. Matsuda will be appearing in many events and videos from here on out, so don’t be shy! Come join in the celebration and get gaming!

 

This Olympics-themed game is adding a splash of fun to the world and anyone can join in!

 

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