The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were delayed to July 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and naturally, the release of the official video game based on the quadrennial sporting spectacular was also hampered. Sega’s Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – The Official Video Game managed to sneak away to retailers ahead of the starter’s pistol in Japan for Switch and PlayStation 4 in July 2019.
Xbox owners and players in other regions have been out in the cold and waiting for updates, but good news has come in the form of a listing on the Microsoft Store, with June 22 being the new release date.
Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – The Official Video Game is set to launch on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Switch and will allow players to compete as one of 80 nations across 18 different sporting disciplines.
100m, 110m hurdles, long jump, hammer throw, 100m freestyle swimming, 200m Individual Medley swimming, baseball, basketball, beach volleyball, boxing, cycling, BMX, football, table tennis, and regular tennis are all in the mix. The Japanese edition saw the 4x100m relay, judo, rugby sevens, and climbing added in post-launch updates. These bonus events are expected to be available at launch when the game reaches a worldwide audience.
Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – The Official Video Game launches on June 22.