4th September 2018
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokemon: Let's Go, Super Mario Party & more playable at EGX
Nintendo is heading to EGX with a stunning line-up of games including first play exclusives for Super Mario Party, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!.
Alongside these highly anticipated debut appearances, fans of social competitive gaming will be pleased to learn that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will also be available to play throughout the event, while Saturday 22nd September will offer the next opportunity for the freshest squads in the UK to go head to head in the next Splatoon 2 UK Championship 2018 Qualifier!
EGX attendees will be among the first people in Europe to experience a new style of Pokémon adventure as they explore Viridian Forest in Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! ahead of their release on 16th November 2018.
Super Mario Party will make its UK debut, giving visitors the opportunity to try out a range of mini-games from the upcoming multiplayer game as they compete for the Toad Cup! This is the perfect opportunity to get some practise in before hitting the boards alongside friends and family anytime, anywhere on 5th October 2018.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will also be available for attendees to play, giving UK fans another opportunity to get to grips with newcomers Inkling and Ridley, as well as the game’s new mechanics, ahead of its release on 7th December 2018.
EGX will also play host to the next Splatoon 2 UK Championship 2018 Octo League qualifier on Saturday 22nd September and Nintendo is now accepting pre-registration from full teams of 4 or 5 people. To secure your team’s place in the tournament please send an email to NintendoCommunity@Nintendo.co.uk with the subject line “Splatoon 2 Tournament EGX 2018”, providing the names or tags of your team members. Head to the tournament's official website for more information.
This isn't the last you'll hear of Nintendo's presence at EGX 2018 as there are more playable games, tournaments and stage activities still to be revealed, so stay tuned! Switch owners who bring their consoles along will be able to compete with fellow attendees and make use of the Nintendo stand's charging stations, docks and screens.
EGX, the UK's biggest games event, returns to the NEC in Birmingham on the 20th-23rd September. What are you waiting for, get your tickets now!