Nintendo Has Partnered With Panda Global For New SMASH BROS Ultimate And MELEE Tournaments
After Sony Interactive Entertainment purchased the Evolution Championship Series also known as EVO. There were questions of what the future held for the Smash Bros. tournaments that were featured annually at EVO. Well, Nintendo has the answer for fans wondering how they were going to continue supporting the Smash tournaments after officially announcing their partnership with Panda Global.
In their post on Twitter, Nintendo says:
“Confirmed. Ready your A-game, Super Smash Bros competitors. We’ve partnered with Panda Global to launch the first officially licenses Super Smash Bros. championship circuit in North America, coming 2022.”
There ya have it folks, Nintendo and Panda Global are going to bring “the first officially licensed circuit for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Super Smash Bros. Melee to North America.” It’s unclear exactly what these tournaments will look like – we’ll find out next year, but Panda says they will feature cash prizes.
Are you excited for this move by Nintendo in the Smash Bros. tournament scene?