Competitive Sonic Adventure 2 tournament announced

Presenting, after a few days of hiatus, the first ever Sonic Adventure 2 tournament!

Today’s SonicNetBattlers’ tournament is Sonic Adventure 2: Battle.

Please note: This article was updated with new information.

Table of Contents
  1. Date
  2. Rules
  3. Bracket
  4. Connect


Begins July 10, 2020 at 11:00 PM CEST. July 27, 2020 at 2:30 PM EDT.


  • The tournament should have a Double Elimination format.
  • The sets are Bo3 except Winner’s, Loser’s and Grand Finals which are Bo5.
  • The gamemode is Action Race. – Both players play Rock Paper Scissors ( to see who picks the character first.
  • Auto Handicap setting needs to be turned off.
  • The player who picked first then bans 1 stage from Starter Stages.
  • The other player chooses from the remaining Starter Stages available.
  • Starter Stages: City Escape Radical Highway Final Chase
  • After a match, the loser can change character first if wanted. The winner can then also change character if wanted.
  • After that, the winner bans 3 stages from Starter Stages and/or Counterpick Stages and the loser chooses from the remaining stages available.
  • If the player THAT CHOSE the stage wins, THAT player can’t choose that stage again for the rest of the set (either Bo3 or Bo5). This applies to every match.
  • Counterpick Stages: Metal Harbor White Jungle Green Forest Sky Rail Final Rush
  • If the timer runs out, the winner is decided by the game.
  • If it’s a draw, the winner is the player with more rings. In case both players have the same amount of rings, the match will be replayed.
  • The winner of the set is the player that wins 2 matches in a Bo3 or 3 matches in a Bo5.
  • Pausing while in the middle of a race will result in the loss of the match, unless both players consider to continue or restart the race. – Increasing or decreasing the buffer input delay from Dolphin while in the middle of a race will result in the loss of the set. – Closing the netplay session while in the middle of a race will result in the loss of the match.



The bracket will be livestreamed on

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