Super Smash Bros. (Switch) Invitational Competitors announced!

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We won’t be seeing some of our favorites but at least we get something!

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Just now, Nintendo uploaded a video announcing who the invited competitors for their E3 Super Smash Bros. (Switch) Invitationals tournament.

The invited people are MkLeo, ZeRo, Armada, Abadango, Plup, Mr. R, Lucky, Mang0

Smash Switch Invitational Competitors

The official announcement can be seen here:

The Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 will take place right after the Splatoon 2 World Championship finals on June 12. Note that there will also be some other invited guests that might be playing Super Smash Bros. for Switch at the event.

To give some background about the competitors, here are some details about them:

MkLeo – A professional Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player from Mexico. His favorite Nintendo game is Fire Emblem. He was the champion at GENESIS 4 and GENESIS 5. He was also the EVO Japan 2018 champion.

ZeRo – A professional Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player from Chile. His favorite Nintendo game is Xenoblade Chronicles. His hobbies include writing and motocross. He was the champion at EVO 2015 and GENESIS 3. He also won the Super Smash Bros. Invitational in 2014.

Armada – A professional Super Smash Bros. Melee player from Sweden. His favorite Nintendo game is Super Mario 64. His hobbies include ice hockey and table tennis. He’s the GENESIS 2 singles champion and the GENESIS 4 doubles champion.

Abadango – A professional Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player from Japan. His favorite Nintendo franchise is the Xenoblade series. His hobbies include watching anime and reading. He was the runner-up at EVO Japan 2018. He also ranked in the top five at EVO 2016 and GENESIS 4.

Plup – A professional Super Smash Bros. Melee player from Florida. His favorite Nintendo game is Super Metroid, and his favorite Nintendo memory is beating Super Metroid for the first time. He was the champion at GENESIS 5.

Mr. R – A professional Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player from the Netherlands. His favorite Nintendo game is The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. His hobbies include reading manga and traveling. He was the runner-up at EVO 2015.

Lucky – A professional Super Smash Bros. Melee player from California. His favorite Nintendo game is The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. He ranked in the top five at EVO 2017 and at GENESIS 5.

Mang0 – A professional Super Smash Bros. Melee player from California. His favorite Nintendo game is Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. He was the champion at EVO 2014.

 

Source: Nintendo YouTube Channel, Nintendo America Twitter Account 

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