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PR – Nintendo UK to host Super Smash Bros. Invitational tournament

Posted on March 16, 2015 by (@KiraraKoneko) in General Nintendo, News

Nintendo UK has issued a press release regarding a new Super Smash Bros. Invitational tournament that will be held this year’s MCM Birmingham Comic Con. You can find the full details below.

16th March 2015 – Nintendo will host an exclusive Super Smash Bros. Invitational tournament at this year’s MCM Birmingham Comic Con, bringing together thirty-two Super Smash Bros. for Wii U community players for a live head-to-head battle at the show.

Visitors to the show will not only get the chance to watch, but can also participate in a number of Super Smash Bros. tournaments and matches throughout the weekend which will take place on both New Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Guests can also get their hands on exclusive items and limited edition stock as the Official Nintendo UK Online Store returns to the show on Saturday 21st March and Sunday 22nd March, at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham.

Thirty-two Wii U community players will go head-to-head in the Super Smash Bros. Invitational tournament, to battle it out live at the event. Two players will make it through to the grand finale, which alongside the quarter and semi-finals, will be streamed live on Twitch on Saturday 21st March starting from 2pm GMT, with the final at 4pm GMT.

It’s not just the community players who will be taking centre stage though, as Nintendo will also be hosting a number of tournaments, trials and matches across the weekend, available for all to participate in. Four-player Super Smash Bros. trials on the New Nintendo 3DS and Wii U gaming pods will be taking place throughout the weekend as well as on-stage exhibition matches hosted by the Nintendo comperes which will be themed at random. Guests can also experience the Super Smash Bros. amiibo functionality in an 8 player amiibo free-for-all tournament, as well as an amiibo team-up tournament where players team up with their amiibo to take on opponents, so don’t forget to bring your amiibo along to the show!

Those in attendance will also be able to get hold of limited edition merchandise and must-have items from the Nintendo Official UK Store including the Nintendo 3DS XL Majora’s Mask 3D Edition, the GameCube Controller Super Smash Bros. Edition and the GameCube Controller Adapter for Wii U. Merchandise includes a Super Smash Bros. Wii U bundle plus the Villager amiibo, the New Nintendo 3DS XL Majora’s Mask 3D Edition with Skull Kid figurine, amiibo bundles including Yoshi, Pikachu and Samus with a carry case and much more.

Also at the event this year, the highly acclaimed Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will be available to play on New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL for the first time at MCM Birmingham Comic Con. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate experts will be on hand to give live demonstrations of the game, run ‘Learn to Hunt’ sessions and answer any questions.

This year the Nintendo exhibition stand will also host a StreetPass area, so if you’re looking to meet new Mii characters, increase your StreetPass hits, or complete achievements and challenges, then don’t forget to bring your New Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 2DS systems.

The MCM Birmingham Comic Con event will take place from Saturday 21st March until Sunday 22nd March at NEC Birmingham. For more information visit and register at the Nintendo Official UK Store for more updates and special offers.

About Nintendo:

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U™ and Wii™ home consoles, Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.3 billion video games and more than 680 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, Wii, and Nintendo 3DS family of systems including New Nintendo 3DS™, New Nintendo 3DS XL™, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL™, Nintendo 2DS™, as well as Nintendo DS™, Nintendo DSi™, Nintendo DSi XL™, Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance™, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™ and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in Europe.

For further updates:
Nintendo 3DS Guided Tour

Nintendo UK on Twitter

Nintendo 3DS on Facebook

Nintendo 2DS

Wii U on Facebook

Nintendo UK on YouTube

Nintendo 3DS Guided Tour

Nintendo 2DS Website

Nintendo 3DS (UK) on Facebook

Nintendo UK on YouTube

Nintendo of Europe on Twitter

Nintendo UK on Twitter

Nintendo Official UK Store

Nintendo UK Media Assets Library (registered users only)

Source: Nintendo PR

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