Published on April 27th, 2018 | by admin
NINTENDO OUTLINES PLANS FOR E3 2018
The recently announced Super Smash Bros. game for Nintendo Switch headlines a week of games, tournaments and more
27th April, 2018 – Nintendo is returning to the E3 video game trade show in June with fan-favourite activities and new features to keep watchers around the world and attendees in Los Angeles engaged and having fun. As in recent years, Nintendo will focus its E3 activities on games coming soon, with a special spotlight given to a key headlining title: the recently announced Super Smash Bros. game coming to the Nintendo Switch console this year. Games launching beyond 2018 will be featured at a later date.
The festivities kick off with two days of high-level competitive action at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles. Early birds across Australia and New Zealand can watch qualifying teams representing Australia/New Zealand, the United States/Canada, Japan, and Europe ink their way to glory in the opening rounds of the Splatoon 2 World Championship tournament, from Tuesday 12th June at 8:30am AEST until 11:00am AEST. The finals will take place the following day on Wednesday 13th June, immediately followed by the Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 tournament, which will pit invited players against each other in the recently announced Super Smash Bros. game for Nintendo Switch.
All the action from both days will be streamed live on Nintendo’s E3 2018 website*.
At 2:00am AEST on Wednesday 13th June, Nintendo will debut a video presentation** featuring games releasing in 2018, including the recently announced Super Smash Bros. game for Nintendo Switch. Right after the presentation, Nintendo Treehouse: Live | E3 2018 will begin three days of live gameplay, appearances by developers and an insider look at games, starting with the upcoming Super Smash Bros. game for Nintendo Switch. Everyone can watch the video presentation in local languages, and Nintendo Treehouse: Live | E3 2018 in English only, at Nintendo’s E3 2018 website*.
From 12th to 14th June, visitors to Nintendo’s booth at the Los Angeles Convention Center will be able to play a variety of games, including the recently announced Super Smash Bros. game for Nintendo Switch. Additionally, some of the most noteworthy upcoming third-party games on Nintendo Switch will be featured across several Nintendo activities throughout the week.
Additional details about Nintendo’s presence at E3 2018 will be shared in the coming weeks. For the latest updates, keep an eye on Nintendo’s E3 2018 website*.