Yesterday, Nintendo gave some more details about the Nintendo World Championships 2015, which will take place on Sunday. The company confirmed that a total of 8 games would be playable during the tournament, including old-school and recent games. One of them is Splatoon, which will be played in a tournament setting for the first time ever.
Nintendo also announced that that the host would be Kevin Pereira, who will be accompanied by three commentators:
– Andre (Black Nerd Comedy)
– Justin Flynn
And along with the 8 players who qualified during the qualifiers at BestBuy (they will be announced soon), the following players have been invited:
– Sinister 1 (Speedrunner)
– Cosmo (Speedrunner)
– TheMexicanRunner (NES Completionist)
– Bananas (Speedrunner)
– Essentia (Speedunner)
– Trihex (Speedrunner)
– Jovenshire (Smosh Games)
– Arin (Game Grumps)
Here’s the announcement video:
Finally, some good news for players who live near New York: several games showcased by Nintendo at E3 will be playable at the Nintendo World Store next week! For more details, check out the official website!