Tons of New Playable Characters in Mario & Sonic at the 2016 Olympic Games

The playable character list for Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for the Nintendo 3DS continues to grow, but it looks like the opening of the official Japanese website has revealed the final roster for the game. Unfortunately, the 41 playable characters will be spread out exclusively to certain events, leaving Mario, Sonic, and Miis as the only characters available in all modes. The character roster goes as follows:

Mario Series

  • Mario (All)
  • Luigi (Table Tennis, 110 meter Hurdles)
  • Peach (Golf, 100 meter Freestyle)
  • Daisy (Soccer, Rhythmic Gymnastics: Hoop)
  • Bowser (Golf, Boxing)
  • Bowser Jr. (Long Jump, Equestrian)
  • Donkey Kong (Boxing, Beach Volley)
  • Yoshi (Soccer, 100 meters)
  • Wario (Javelin throw, Archery)
  • Waluigi (Long Jump, BMX)
  • Diddy Kong (110 meters Hurdles)
  • Birdo (Archery)
  • Dry Bones (BMX)
  • Nabbit (100 meters)
  • Rosalina (Rhythmic Gymnastics: Hoop)
  • Dry Bowser (Javelin Throw)
  • Ludwig (Table Tennis)
  • Roy (Beach Volley)
  • Larry (Equestrian)
  • Wendy (100 meters Freestyle)

Sonic Series

  • Sonic (All)
  • Tails (100 meters Freestyle, Beach Volley)
  • Amy (100 meters Freestyle, Rhythmic Gymnastics: Hoop)
  • Knuckles (Javelin Throw, Boxing)
  • Cream (Beach Volley)
  • Vector (Golf, Table Tennis)
  • Espio (Long Jump)
  • Blaze (Equestrian, Rhythmic Gymnastics: Hoop)
  • Metal Sonic (100 meters, BMX)
  • Silver (110 meters hurdles, Archery)
  • Shadow (Soccer, 100 meters)
  • Omega (Javelin Throw)
  • Dr. Eggman (110 meters Hurdles, Equestrian)
  • Dr. Eggman Nega (Long Jump)
  • Wave (BMX)
  • Sticks (Archery)
  • Jet (Soccer)
  • Zavok (Boxing)
  • Zazz (Table Tennis)
  • Rouge (Golf)


With all this mind, nothing has been said regarding the Wii U version of the game, and the roster situation could be different there. Regardless, let us know what you think of the character roster in the comments below!


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