Following Sony Interactive Entertainment’s purchase of Evolution Championship Series, extra generally referred to as EVO, Smash Bros. followers have been left questioning what might come of the standard Smash Bros. tournaments featured on the annual EVO showcases. The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic threw its personal wrench in EVO’s in-person showcases, but it surely appears Nintendo is able to formally help the Smash event scene. 

“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.” 

As you may see within the tweet above, Nintendo has partnered with Panda International to carry “the first officially licensed circuit for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Super Smash Bros. Melee to North America.” That is particularly unprecedented as Nintendo has usually remained fairly mum on help for the Melee event scene. 

It’s unclear precisely what these tournaments will appear like – we’ll discover out subsequent yr – however Panda says they’ll characteristic money prizes. 

Whereas ready for extra info, examine Sony’s purchase of EVO after which try this story concerning the final fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Examine Masahiro Sakurai’s journey to get Sora added to the game after that. 

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