Nintendo Brings Tournament Action to Fan Expo Canada
Nintendo is bringing three tournaments to this year’s Fan Expo Canada. At Nintendo’s booth on the Fan Expo show floor, attendees can watch players compete in invitational tournaments for Splatoon 2 and Pokkén Tournament DX. Plus, Fan Expo attendees will have the chance to qualify in an ARMS tournament on Saturday, September 2nd.
Pokkén Tournament DX Invitational – Saturday, September 2nd at 12:00 p.m.
Four Canadian gamers will step into the arena and battle to become the Ferrum League champion in Pokkén Tournament DX – weeks before the game launches for Nintendo Switch on September 22nd. Players will participate in a round-robin tournament, followed by a best-of-three, single-elimination semifinal stage and a best-of-five championship.
ARMS Tournament – Saturday, September 2nd at 2:00 p.m.
Fan Expo attendees can put their fighting skills to the test in an ARMS battle. Participation in this tournament is open to Fan Expo attendees – qualifying games will be held at the Nintendo booth beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 2nd (a limited number of spaces are available in the qualifying round). Eight participants selected during qualifying will do battle in a single-elimination bracketed tournament for the chance to be crowned the ARMS Tournament champion.
Splatoon 2 Inkling Invitational – Sunday, September 3rd at 3:00 p.m.
Fan Expo attendees can witness competitors battle for ink-splatting glory in the Splatoon 2 Inkling Invitational. During this tournament, four Splatoon 2 teams will battle each other in a round-robin Turf War tournament. A single-elimination semifinals and final round will determine which Splatoon 2 team will reign supreme.
Fan Expo Canada runs from August 31 – September 3rd, 2017 at Toronto’s Metro Toronto Convention Centre.