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Nintendo Will Host Livestreams and Tournaments at E3 in Addition to Online Presentation

Nintendo at E3 will not just stop at video press conferences, but will also do livestreams and tournaments to show off new Nintendo software. Right after the conference Nintendo will host its Live Treehouse stream June 13 (9:30 a.m. – 12:30p.m. Pacific Time), June 14 (10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.), and June 15 (10: a.m. – 1:00 p.m.). Similar to last year, Nintendo Treehouse will consist of live gameplay footage of upcoming titles. With three days of streaming, Nintendo has ample time to engage users with upcoming games.

Additionally on June 13, there will be a Splatoon 2 Tournament, called the 2017 Splatoon 2 World Inkling Invitational. Four teams from all over the world will compete for the chance to have their names engraved on a Splatoon 2 trophy. These teams are: Deadbeat from the U.S., Dynameu from Japan, Rising Moon from Europe, and Blue Ringed Octolings from Australia and New Zealand. Announcers include U.S. football player Jordan Kent, CNET’s Ashley Esqueda, and Nintendo’s Eric Smith. The Splatoon Tournament starts at 2:30 p.m.

On June 14, a Pokkén Tournament DX Tournament will contain eight popular YouTubers and Twitch Streamers battling for autographed Pokkén Tournament DX artwork. Jordan Kent will also announce this tournament with Twitch Streamers D1 and VikkiKitty. The Pokkén Tournament will start at 10:30 a.m.

After the Pokkén Tournament will be an ARMS Tournament at 3:30 p.m. This tournament will contain four invitees and four qualifying E3 attendees competing for the 2017 ARMS Championship Belt. These four invitees are: Alex “CaliPower” Valle, Kelsy “SuperGirlKels” Medeiros, Daniel “Tafokints” Lee, and Marie-Laure “Kayane” Norindr.

E3 is almost upon us, so stay tuned!


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