Nintendo UK hosts Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS tournament


Fans of the Smash Bros. franchise will be pleased to learn that they can apply to enter the Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS national championship from 3rd to 8th October, to celebrate the launch of this all-star fighting game on a handheld console for the first time.

Successful applicants will have the chance to not only be crowned the Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS national champion, but the overall winner also receives a Wii U console, a copy of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U when it is released in the UK this Winter and a Super Smash Bros. merchandise goody bag.

To enter Smash Bros. fans need to have access to a copy of the game and a Nintendo 3DS or 2DS and then apply here, selecting their preferred date and location to be in with a chance of taking part in the nation-wide tournament. Entrants will need to be quick as spaces for the heats are limited!

The tournament heats will be held on 11th and 12th October at the following eight GAME stores across the UK, with the grand final set to take place in London on 31st October:

Edinburgh, St James Centre
Hull, St Stephens Centre
Sheffield, Meadowhall
Manchester, Trafford Centre
Birmingham, Bullring
Stratford, London, Westfield
Chelmsford, Exchange Way
Bristol, Cribbs Causeway

The knock-out rounds will determine 32 finalists, four from each of the eight regional heats, who will then battle it out one final time at York Hall in London to take home the prestigious Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS national championship title and prize. The runner-up will also receive a copy of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U when it is released in the UK this Winter, along with other Super Smash Bros. goodies.

Don’t want to play but still want to take part? Smash Bros. fans can also visit their Facebook page, for the chance to win spectator tickets to the Grand Final on the 31st October.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS is available to buy Friday 3rd October. 


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