Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Winter Games
Mario & Sonic at Sochi 2014

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games 2014 title screen

Release dates

Australia November 9, 2013
Europe November 8, 2013
Japan December 5, 2013
N.America November 15, 2013

General information

Platform: Wii U

Developed by Sega

Published by Nintendo

Players: Single-player, Multi-player



Mario and Sonic are back for the Winter Olympic Games, this time in Sochi in 2014. With a trail of previous olympic success in their wake they are both bound to make a major impact in the events at Sochi 2014.

Features of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014.

  • Participate in a whole host of events in the Winter games including recreations of many real events such as curling, figure skating, snowboarding etc.

  • The setting for this title is in Sochi, Russia.

  • Not only does the game feature the real events of the Winter Olympic games though it also features Dream Events set in the lands previously seen in Mario and Sonic titles which enable superhuman moves and skills that wouldn't be possible in real life such as mixed events where the player could jump from a bobsleigh to a snowboard to Skiis all in one flowing event.

  • The new advanced controls of the Wii U are utilised to offer players a more realistic feel to controls and immerse the players even more into each event.

Team bowser, ready for the bobsleigh event

Bowser and his team get ready for the bobsleigh event in Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games


As usual both Mario and Sonic will bring a team with them, with each character having its own skill set; some might be reliant on speed or skill, where others might favour strength or cunning. A list of the two captains teams is below


Team Mario Team Sonic
Princess Peach
Princess Daisy
Bowser Jr
Donkey Kong
Dr. Eggman
Metal Sonic

The first look video for Mario & Sonic at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic games from Nintendo Direct



A video compilation of art and screenshots from Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games on Wii U.


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