Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Gets March Release Date for Nintendo 3DS

on January 11, 2016 1:48 PM

For everyone looking to keep up the 90’s rivalry, Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is heading for a speedy release. Announced via Nintendo’s social media sites, Nintendo confirmed that the title in the Mario & Sonic series will be coming March 18, 2016 to Nintendo 3DS. Meanwhile, a Wii U version of the game is confirmed for the West, but is still waiting an official release date.

Earlier last week Nintendo detailed the amiibo compatibility and the new characters you can expect to see. Check out the official post from Nintendo below:

Mario and Sonic are back for another round of intense competition in Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, launching for Nintendo 3DS on 3/18 and Wii U later this year!

Posted by Nintendo on Monday, January 11, 2016

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