The first ever Paralympic video game has been released.
The game is called ‘The Pegasus Dream Tour’ and it’s an avatar role-playing game which takes players into a virtual Paralympic Games held in a fantasy and futuristic place known as Pegasus City.
One of the main avatar in the game is a New Zealand athlete. Javelin thrower, Holly Robinson, who won the silver medal at Rio in 2016, is the only New Zealand athlete and one of only nine around world to be chosen for the game.
The game’s makers hope it will bring younger audiences to the sport. Within the game, players can create characters based on their own selfies from their phone. there is also the chance to train your characters.
The game will be released on mobile phone app stores for free on 24 June ahead of the start of the Tokyo games.
The Olympic Games, which were delayed for a year, are due to begin on 23 July, with the Paralympics taking place a month later from 24 August.