Coming off a powerful 2017, Nintendo could have an even bigger year in shop in 2018 thanks to this affirmation of Smash Bros.. Coming into the Switch this past year and much more, together with Nintendo highlighting it and last year’s Splatoon 2 in a large way at E3 2018.
Invitational which can attract players together from across the globe to compete in that the recently-announced Super Smash Bros.. Name that is coming to Switch after this season. The invitational will collect a select amount of players to compete in a way that will be similar to the Smash Bros. Events which Nintendo hosted during E3 2014 for the Wii U along with 3DS titles.
The second of these events is the Splatoon 2 World Championship, that will gather qualifying teams from various regions, including the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, and even much more in a series of qualifying games leading to the tournament itself at June. The US and Canada qualifying matches will be held in April, and fulls details for locations along with registering to qualify for the US/Canada Inkling Open can be found here in Nintendo’s page for case.
Nintendo also confirmed both tournaments will be livestreamed through Nintendo’s official YouTube and Twitch channels for viewers to remain tuned to the activity, even in case you can’t be at Los Angeles that week to experience it for yourself.
Both of these Nintendo-hosted events are occurring from June 11-12 at Los Angeles, while E3 2018 itself will take place from June 12-14, 2018. For a closer look at both events, you can have a look at the new videos released by Nintendo highlighting the Smash Bros.. Invitational and Splatoon 2 World Championships: