Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for 3DS launches March 18

Mario & Sonic returns in two months.

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Nintendo will launch Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for 3DS on March 18 in North America, the company announced.

The Wii U version will launch “later this year.”

The sports title features various Olympic events, including 100-meter dash, rythmetic clubs, rugby sevens, association football, table tennis, and beach volleyball, and a variety of playable characters across the Mario and Sonic franchises.

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