Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament 2020 Announced

By | 22/05/2020

 

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Nintendo has recently released news of its upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament 2020.


Dubbed “Online Open“, the latest competition for the frenzied melee game will run for four weekends and begins at the end of May.

Being held on Battlefly, tournaments are region-specific require you to register in order to get your region code.

The tournaments will be held on the following dates:

  • Regions 7 & 8: May 30 to May 31
  • Regions 5 & 6: June 6 to June 7
  • Regions 3 & 4: June 13 to June 14
  • Regions 1 & 2: June 20 to June 21

Fights will take place on Saturdays of each weekend with the final matches being played on Sunday.

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Anyone over the age of 13 for most regions can enter and Sunday’s finals will be streamed live via Nintendo’s Twitch channel.

Please note that there are different age restrictions depending on your region and registration ends on May 30.

Register for the tournament here: https://battlefy.com/supersmashbros2020

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Gameplay - Princess Peach
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Princess Peach

Each fight is set to be a 1v1 match and will not allow the use of items while fighting.

The winners of each tournament will receive digital download codes for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass 2, Splatoon 2 and Arms.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass 2 contains six additional playable characters, new stages, music and outfits.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Gameplay - Pikachu and Guile
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Pikachu and Guile

Splatoon 2 is a best-selling, cartoonish action game where players control cute characters called Inklings and Octolings.

In a unique setting, Inklings and Octolings can transform between kid-form and squid-form, each with their own benefits.

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In kid-form for example, they can use weapons while ink-form allows them to swim through ink.

Ink is used to cover ground or to paint surfaces that they can then travel through.

Arms is a melee fighting game where characters use only long-range attacks utilizing their limbs.

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Similar to most fighting games, Arms has multiple playable characters with unique abilities and up to four players can join the game.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is one of Nintendo Switch’s best-selling games.

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The game is best known for its excellent crossover mechanic in which several beloved characters from well-known video games can battle it out.

Characters such as Pikachu from Pokemon, Super Mario and even Solid Snake from the Metal Gear series are playable in the game.

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Other characters include Kirby, Link from Legend of Zelda and Pac-Man.

While the game is a combat title, it is noted for its distinct lack of violence, instead utilizing powers that the characters are already known for.

There is no blood, no swearing and no offensive weapons such as knives or guns.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Gameplay - PacMan and Link
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – PacMan and Link

Up to eight players can take part in a melee match across timed events, life deduction events and last man standing events.

103 stages from well-known games are also included such as Princess Peach’s castle, Green Hill Zone from Sonic the Hedgehog and Hyrule Castle from the Zelda series.

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Developed and published by Nintendo, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 2 is a critic’s favorite and received very high scores across the board.

Gaming sites such as Gamespot, IGN and Edge gave the title 9 out of 10, 9.4 out of 10 and 9 out of 10 respectively.

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The tournaments are set to start next weekend beginning May 30 and then each subsequent weekend through to June 21.


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2 thoughts on “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament 2020 Announced

  1. Silvia Coletto

    Oh wow. I didn’t know about this until I read the blog, I have quite a few people that will be very much interested in this!!

    Reply
    1. Michael Gore Post author

      Hi Silvia and thanks for commenting.

      These tournaments are becoming quite common for big games now. I myself was recently humiliated in an Injustice 2 tournament. 😉

      Glad you found it useful

      Cheers,
      Michael.

      Reply

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