Sonic Adventure 2: Battle is an adaptation of Sonic Adventure 2. In Japan, Sonic Adventure 2: Battle was first debuted on the 10th December 2001. In North America, the game was released on 12th February 2002. In Europe, the Game Cube version was launch on the 3rd May 2002. This is the first Sonic the Hedgehog game that is built on the Nintendo system. The game was debuted 10 days before Sonic Advanced debuted in Japan.
The game has made modifications to the portion of raising Chao, the artificial life form which is present in Sonic Adventure and Sonic Adventure 2. Players can view Chao's stats in the game. The players also have the ability to move the Chao in Sonic Adventure 2: Battle to the Tiny Chao Garden in Sonic Advance, and Sonic Pinball Party. If you connect the Game Boy Advance without using the GBA game, a saved version of the the Tiny Chao Garden will be copied to the Game Boy Advance's memory. Chao Karate is available in Sonic Adventure 2: Battle. The Chao stats are used in the combat with the opponent. The designs of the 3 Chao gardens only have slight modifications. The Sonic Adventure 2: Battle Chao gardens are much smaller than the Chao gardens in the Dreamcast version.
The new additions in the battle multiplayer options include the new characteristics in the multiplayer exclusive characters. In the original version, the characteristic for the characters must be unlocked. However, now additional features are already unlocked for the kart mode.
Sonic Adventure 2: Battle features the battle between Sonic and the dark side. The main characters in Sonic Adventure 2: Battle are Sonic the Hedgehog, Amy, Metal Sonic, and Chaos. The two layer game features a total of 12 characters that have their own unique powers.
The Action Race multiplayer mode has four different levels. Each of the level consists of multiple stages that is a mini versions of the single player game. The Downtown Race is a boarding race where players will race on a board. In the grind race, the players will grind on two long rails. The rest of the grind rice is taken from the single player counterparts in a smaller version. The Time Stop/Chaos Control is a useful attack that can be used to stop the time and freeze the other person temporarily. The Treasure Hunt multiplayer mode has four levels. Each of the level has multiple stages. The first stage consists of a big pool that resembles a small part of Level 8 of Hero. The second stage consists of a planet that is derived from the level 14 hero. The shooting multiplayer mode has four levels which is set up slightly different than the action race and treasure hunt. The first level of the shooting multiplayer mode has two races where the players are required to shoot the obstacles. The rest of the level involves shooting your rivals. Players are required to do a lot of hovering during the battle. You should avoid your rivals. As you shot your opponents, you must keep moving. You should obtain as many coins as possible because the coins can be used to heal you.
Kart Racing is available as a single player or multiplayer activity. In the beginner stage, the race track is mostly straight with some small turns. In the standard stage, the race track has more turns. Some of the tracks are sharp and causes you to brake and restart quickly. In the expert stage, the race track has many turns, jumps and obstacles.