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Beijing 2008
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
System(s): PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC, Steam
Genre: Sports































Release Date RRP Code
Xbox 360
JP
¥6,800 (7,140)[7] CVC-00007
Xbox 360
US
$49.95[6]
Xbox 360
US
(Demo)
FREE
Xbox 360
EU
(Demo)
FREE
Xbox 360
DE
€? INL-XT203601-GE
Xbox 360
ES
€?
Xbox 360
FR
€?
Xbox 360
IT
€?
Xbox 360
PT
€?
Xbox 360
UK
£? INL-XT203601-UK
Xbox 360
UK
(Demo)
FREE
Xbox 360
SE
? kr
Xbox 360
RU
?RUB
Xbox 360
AU
$?
Xbox 360
CA
$? 60827
Xbox 360
KR
₩?
Sony PlayStation 3
JP
¥6,800 (7,140)[16] BLJM-60080
Sony PlayStation 3
US
$? BLUS-30154
Sony PlayStation 3
EU
€? BLES-00286
Sony PlayStation 3
AT
?
Sony PlayStation 3
IT
€?
Sony PlayStation 3
PT
€?
Sony PlayStation 3
RU
?RUB
Sony PlayStation 3
AU
$?
Sony PlayStation 3
CA
$?
Sony PlayStation 3
KR
₩?
Windows PC
US
$? ?
Windows PC
UK
£?
Windows PC
FR
€?
Windows PC
DE
€?
Windows PC
ES
€?
Windows PC
PT
€? ?
Windows PC
PL
? ?
Windows PC
GR
€? ?
Windows PC
TH
฿? ?
Windows PC
RU
?RUB ?
Windows PC
AU
$? ?
Steam
US
$29.99[18] 10520
Steam
EU
€? 10520



Beijing 2008, called Beijing Olympics 2008 (北京オリンピック 2008) in Japan, is the officially licensed game for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. It was developed by Eurocom and published by Sega for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC. Eurocom also developed the game for the previous olympics, Athens 2004.

Gameplay

As is often the case in sports games, Beijing 2008 consists of numerous events which involve either button-mashing or carefully timed button presses, especially in the track and field events. There are however a few events which provide a bit of variety, such as table tennis and judo.

List of events:

  • Track: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 100m hurdles, 110m hurdles
  • Field: High jump, Pole vault, Long jump, Triple jump, Shot put, Discus throw, Hammer throw, Javelin throw
  • Aquatics: 100m freestyle swimming, 100m backstroke swimming, 100m butterfly swimming, 100m breaststroke swimming, 3m springboard diving, 10m platform diving
  • Gymnastics: Parallel bars, Vault, Rings, Floor exercise, Beam, Uneven bars
  • Shooting: Skeet shooting, 10m Air Pistol, 25m Rapid Fire Pistol
  • Other: Archery, Weightlifting, Cycling, Canoeing, Judo, Table tennis

Achievements

Main article: Beijing 2008/Achievements.

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English Beijing 2008 Beijing 2008
English (US) Beijing 2008 Beijing 2008
Japanese 北京オリンピック 2008 Beijing Olympics 2008

Downloadable content

Release Distribution Date RRP
Beijing 2008™ Trailer
Steam 2008-08-14[20] US: FREE EU: FREE
Beijing 2008™ Theme
Xbox 360: US US: 2008-08-11[21]
EU: 2008-08-06[22]
UK: 2008-08-06[14]
US: 50[13]pts EU: 50[22]pts UK: 50[14]pts
Flags Picture Pack
Xbox 360: US: 2008-08-15[13]
EU: 2008-08-15[22]
UK: 2008-08-15[14]
US: 200[13]pts EU: 200[22]pts UK: 200[14]pts
Track Trailer
Xbox 360: US: 2008-08-06[13]
US: FREE
Field Video
Xbox 360: EU: 2008-08-06[22]
UK: 2008-08-06[14]
EU: FREE UK: FREE
Gymnastics Video
Xbox 360: EU: 2008-08-06[22]
UK: 2008-08-06[14]
EU: FREE UK: FREE
Shooting Video
Xbox 360: EU: 2008-08-06[22]
UK: 2008-08-06[14]
EU: FREE UK: FREE

Digital manuals

Magazine articles

Main article: Beijing 2008/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Beijing2008 PR.pdf

PDF
Press release


Physical scans

Xbox 360 version

Xbox 360, US
Beijing2008 360 US cover.jpg
Cover
Beijing2008 360 US disc.jpg
Disc
Xbox 360, EU
Beijing2008 360 EU cover.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, JP
Beijing2008 360 JP cover.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, CA
Beijing2008 360 CA cover.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, UK
Beijing2008 360 UK cover.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, UK (Classics)
Beijing2008 360 UK Box Classics.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, AU
Beijing2008 360 Aus cover.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, FR
Beijing2008 360 FR cover.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, DE
Beijing2008 360 DE cover.jpg
Cover
Beijing2008 360 DE disc.jpg
Disc
Xbox 360, GR
Beijing2008 360 Gre cover.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, IT
Beijing2008 360 IT cover.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, SE
Beijing2008 360 Swe cover.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, ES
Beijing2008 360 Spa cover.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, RU
Beijing2008 360 Rus cover.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, PT
Beijing2008 360 Por cover.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, KR
Beijing2008 360 KR Box.jpg
Cover

PlayStation 3 version

PlayStation 3, US
Beijing2008 PS3 US cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, EU
Beijing2008 PS3 EU cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, JP
Beijing2008 PS3 JP cover.jpg
Cover
Beijing2008 PS3 JP disc.jpg
Disc
PlayStation 3, UK
Beijing2008 PS3 UK cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, AU
Beijing2008 PS3 Aus cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, FR
Beijing2008 PS3 FR cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, DE
Beijing2008 PS3 DE cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, AT
Beijing2008 PS3 AT cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, Greece
Beijing2008 PS3 Gre cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, IT
Beijing2008 PS3 IT cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, Sweden
Beijing2008 PS3 Swe cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, ES
Beijing2008 PS3 Spa cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, RU
Beijing2008 PS3 Rus cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, PT
Beijing2008 PS3 Por cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, KR
Beijing2008 PS3 KR cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, CA

PlayStation 3, EX
Beijing2008 PS3 EX Box.jpg
Cover

PC version

PC, US
Beijing2008 PC US cover.jpg
Cover
Beijing2008 PC US Disc.jpg
Disc
PC, EU
Beijing2008 PC EU cover.jpg
Cover
PC, UK
Beijing2008 PC UK cover.jpg
Cover
PC, AU
Beijing2008 PC Aus cover.jpg
Cover
PC, FR
Beijing2008 PC FR cover.jpg
Cover
PC, DE
Beijing2008 PC DE cover.jpg
Cover
PC, Greece
Beijing2008 PC GR cover.jpg
Cover
PC, IT
Beijing2008 PC IT cover.jpg
Cover
PC, Sweden
Beijing2008 PC Swe cover.jpg
Cover
PC, ES
Beijing2008 PC Spa cover.jpg
Cover
PC, RU
Beijing2008 PC Rus cover.jpg
Cover
PC, PT
Beijing2008 PC Por cover.jpg
Cover
PC, PL
Beijing2008 PC PL Box Front.jpg
Cover
PC, PL (TopSeller)

PC, PL (TopSeller; alt)
Beijing2008 PC PL Box Front TopSeller.jpg
Cover
PC, TH

External links

References

  1. http://www.xbox.com/en-GB/games/b/beijing2008/ (archived: 2010-01-10 00:28)
  2. http://www.xbox.com:80/fr-fr/games/b/beijing2008/ (archived: 2009-11-02 07:44)
  3. http://www.xbox.com:80/de-DE/games/b/beijing2008/ (archived: 2009-08-22 13:04)
  4. http://www.xbox.com/it-IT/games/b/beijing2008/ (archived: 2009-06-02 16:18)
  5. http://www.xbox.com/es-ES/games/b/beijing2008/ (archived: 2009-06-04 13:07)
  6. 6.0 6.1 http://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/b/beijing2008/ (archived: 2010-01-07 15:24)
  7. 7.0 7.1 http://sega.jp/x/beijing (archived: 2009-02-16 09:56)
  8. http://www.xbox.com/ko-KR/games/b/beijing2008/ (archived: 2009-06-03 07:55)
  9. http://www.xbox.com/ru-RU/games/b/beijing2008/ (archived: 2009-06-03 15:41)
  10. http://www.xbox.com/en-CA/games/b/beijing2008/ (archived: 2010-03-08 21:11)
  11. http://www.xbox.com/pt-PT/games/b/beijing2008/ (archived: 2009-06-03 06:51)
  12. http://www.xbox.com/en-AU/games/b/beijing2008/ (archived: 2010-01-09 11:27)
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 http://marketplace.xbox.com:80/en-US/games/media/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d802534507f4/ (archived: 2009-12-01 00:57)
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 14.7 http://marketplace.xbox.com:80/en-GB/games/media/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d802534507f4/ (archived: 2009-04-18 19:46)
  15. http://marketplace.xbox.com:80/fr-FR/games/media/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d802534507f4/ (archived: 2009-04-18 13:22)
  16. 16.0 16.1 http://www.jp.playstation.com:80/software/title/bljm60080.html (archived: 2008-08-06 15:55)
  17. https://archive.is/7YJe0
  18. http://store.steampowered.com/app/10520/ (archived: 2008-09-13 01:42)
  19. 19.0 19.1 https://steamdb.info/app/10520/ (archived: 2017-05-22 03:01)
  20. http://store.steampowered.com:80/app/900633/ (archived: 2008-09-15 00:13)
  21. http://marketplace.xbox.com:80/en-US/Product/Beijing-2008/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d802534507f4 (archived: 2016-10-12 10:46)
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 22.4 22.5 22.6 http://marketplace.xbox.com:80/fr-FR/games/media/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d802534507f4/ (archived: 2009-10-01 20:48)


Olympics-Themed Games By Sega or On Sega Consoles
Official Games
Olympic Gold (1992) | Winter Olympics (1994) | Olympic Summer Games (1996) | (not Sega; 1998) | Sydney 2000 (2000) | (not Sega; 2002, 2004, 2006) | Beijing 2008 (2008) | Vancouver 2010 (2010) | London 2012 (2012)
Mario & Sonic
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (2007) | Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (2009) | Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (2011) | Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games (2013) | Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (2016)
Other
Izzy's Quest for the Olympic Rings (1995) | Olympic Soccer (1996)