Let's-a-go! Mario, tournaments, and Nintendo Switch head to E3 2017!

Let's-a-go! Mario, tournaments, and Nintendo Switch head to E3 2017!

Hands-on time with Nintendo games, ongoing live tournaments, and Nintendo Treehouse: Live @ E3 coverage from the show floor


May 12th, 2017 – As part of Nintendo’s plan to deliver news about upcoming games throughout the year, the company will provide a packed week of activities at the E3 video game show, which runs from the 13th to the 15th of June in Los Angeles.

Proceedings will be headlined by the first-ever opportunity to play Super Mario Odyssey, Mario’s upcoming sandbox-style adventure for the Nintendo Switch console, as well as other Nintendo Switch games.

Additional activities at the annual show include a Nintendo Spotlight: E3 2017 video presentation announcing new details for Nintendo Switch games launching this year, the return of Nintendo Treehouse: Live @ E3, and tournaments for ARMS and Splatoon 2 livestreamed from the show floor.

Nintendo’s E3 activities kick off on Wednesday June 14th at 2:00am AEST with its Nintendo Spotlight: E3 2017 video presentation.

Available to view live at Nintendo’s E3 2017 website, this presentation will offer more details about Super Mario Odyssey and other Nintendo Switch games, with a focus on games launching this year.

Please note: This content is presented by Nintendo of America. Please check www.nintendo.com.au for information specific to Australia and New Zealand.


Watch the live stream of Nintendo Treehouse: Live @ E3

Immediately following Nintendo Spotlight: E3 2017, Nintendo is once again bringing back Nintendo Treehouse: Live @ E3, a livestreamed showcase of upcoming games for Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

Gameplay for all the featured games will be streamed from the E3 show floor from the 13th to the 15th of June via Nintendo’s Twitch channels.

In addition to gameplay, the livestream will include behind-the-scenes info and commentary from game developers and members of the Nintendo Treehouse.

Show attendees can play Super Mario Odyssey in first-ever hands-on opportunity!

When Nintendo’s booth space opens at noon L.A. time on June 13th, show attendees will be among some of the first people in the world to get their hands on Super Mario Odyssey as well as other games for Nintendo Switch.

Super Mario Odyssey is Mario’s first sandbox-style game since Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine.

Watch these tournament livestreams: 2017 Splatoon 2 World Inkling Invitational and 2017 ARMS Open Invitational!

In addition to all of these activities, Nintendo will also host game tournaments that will be livestreamed from the E3 show floor.

The 2017 Splatoon 2 World Inkling Invitational splats onto the scene on June 13th and features Splatoon 2 for Nintendo Switch.

Composed of four pre-qualified squid squads from Europe, the U.S., Japan, and Australia/New Zealand, the tournament will find teams participating in the first-ever international Splatoon 2 competition.

The second tournament, the 2017 ARMS Open Invitational, takes place on June 14th and will feature Nintendo’s upcoming ARMS fighting game for Nintendo Switch.

Further details about Nintendo’s activities at E3 will be shared closer to the event.

For more information about Nintendo’s activities and announcements at E3 2017, be sure to check Nintendo’s E3 2017 website in the coming weeks.

Stay tuned to www.nintendo.com.au for more E3 2017 information specific to Australia and New Zealand.



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