During the month of May, Nintendo announced there would be a couple of tournaments taking place during E3. A Splatoon 2 and ARMS event will play out to find out who is the best! Now there has been a bit more information available for those interested.
First up, is the 2017 Splatoon 2 World Inkling Invitational on June 13 at 2:30 PM PST. Top squads from around the world are competing against each other which includes: Deadbeat (U.S.), Dynameu (Japan), Rising Moon (Europe) and Blue Ringed Octolings (Australia/New Zealand). Matches will start out in a round robin Turf War to decided the seeding. Then, it’s on to Ranked Battle for the semi-finals and championship. Winners receive a Splatoon 2 trophy with their names engraved.
The next day at 3:30 PM PST is the 2017 ARMS Open Invitational. There will be four fighting game professionals at E3 to take on convention attendees. Eight competitors will duke it out for the top spot and the winner will be decorated with a championship title belt.
Both events can be watched via livestream and by visiting the Nintendo website. Stay tuned here for even more news from E3!