Previously, Nintendo laid out its E3 plans, including big tournaments for the upcoming ARMS and Splatoon 2 . Now, in a press release, Nintendo has disseminated the proper details for each respective event.
Nintendo’s Doug Bowser offered a statement, reading “ Splatoon 2 and ARMS are games that lend themselves perfectly to tournaments, and E3 is an ideal venue to bring people together to compete. These friendly tournaments will highlight the fun, competitive nature of these games and the Nintendo Switch hardware for people at home and on the show floor.”
The 2017 Splatoon 2 World Inkling Invitational starts Tuesday, June 13 at 2:30 PM PT. Four different teams from around the world will compete, all winners from local events held over the past few months. These teams will compete in a round-robin Turf War tournament that will feed into Ranked Battles for the next round, and the semifinals and finals will be best-of-five and best-of-seven respectively. The winning team will receive an engraved Splatoon 2 trophy.
The 2017 ARMS Open Invitational will be held on Wednesday June 14, at 3:30 PM PT. Four players from the fighting game community will be accepting open challenges from attendees early on Wednesday, and winners will earn a spot in the finals. The finalists will go on to face the pros in an eight-person tournament. The winner will receive the “coveted” 2017 ARMS Open Invitational championship belt.
Source: Press Release