The Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony was filled with some of gaming’s greatest tunes


The opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics kicked off this morning, and tunes from classic video games played as all of the athletes from participating countries were welcomed into a crowd-free arena. There was plenty of representation on the RPG front, with well-known songs from franchises including Dragon Quest, Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts, Phantasy Star, and more. Perhaps more surprising were some of the deeper cuts from Chrono Trigger, Monster Hunter, Ace Combat, Nier, and others.

Our pals at Polygon have the full list of songs:

Naturally, you might want to hear some of these clips from the ceremony. You’ll need to run through some steps to watch them at home (which includes some free options) to see the ceremony uninterrupted. Though, there are some clips on Twitter that feature a few highlights from the ceremony.

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