REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nintendo of Europe’s participation in the gamescom event in Cologne, Germany is producing news with relevance to fans here in the Americas.
Launch Comes on the Heels of Epic Tournament at E3
REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– To cap off a month of all things ARMS – highlighted by two popular Global Testpunch events and a live-streamed tournament this week at the E3 video game conference – Nintendo’s unique new fighting game is now available in stores and in Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch console. Since being revealed back in January, the fast-paced game starring fighters with extendable Arms has gained quite the following, with fans all over the world already debating their favorite characters and actively participating in the recent Global Testpunch demos to get a taste of what the game has to offer. And now the moment is here! The ARMS game is now available for everyone, even those with regular-sized arms, to enjoy.
Fans Can Watch Online as Pros and Amateurs Compete
REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nintendo is bringing some incredible social, competitive tournaments to this year’s E3 video game trade show. Over the course of two days, fans around the world can watch online as both pros and amateurs compete for glory in the Splatoon 2 and ARMS games, which can only be experienced on the Nintendo Switch console. Fans can watch all the action at http://e3.nintendo.com, as well as on Nintendo’s YouTube and Twitch channels.
New Trailer for Splatoon 2 Single-Player Mode Also Debuts
REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nintendo premiered a new Nintendo Direct video presentation all about its upcoming ARMS game for the Nintendo Switch console – with a little surprise from everyone’s favorite Inklings in the Splatoon 2 game as part of a bonus trailer at the end. ARMS was created by many of the same team members that developed the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game for Nintendo Switch, promising the same level of polish and competitive action as the hit racing game. The Nintendo Direct video detailed many new features about ARMS, including key characters, attributes and the game’s numerous multiplayer battle modes, as well as information about a free Global Testpunch demo for the game that starts at the end of May.
A new Nintendo Direct presentation arrives today, Wednesday, May 17, providing a deep dive into the upcoming ARMS game for Nintendo Switch. As a bonus, a new trailer for Splatoon 2 will also premiere at the tail end of the video, so make sure you stick around for everything! Watch the Nintendo Direct presentation live right here today at 3 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. ET / 12:00 AM Thursday CEST.
Nintendo Details Many Upcoming First- and Third-Party Games for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS
REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– This afternoon, Nintendo unveiled new details about the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Splatoon 2 and ARMS games for the Nintendo Switch system, as well as Hey! PIKMIN, Ever Oasis and several new Kirby games for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems in a new streamlined format for its long-running series of Nintendo Direct presentations. The video also covered numerous third-party games, including Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition and Disgaea 5 Complete for Nintendo Switch, and Culdcept Revolt for Nintendo 3DS.
Mark your calendars for a new Nintendo Direct presentation focused mainly on ARMS and Splatoon 2 for Nintendo Switch. Watch the video live right here on Wednesday, April 12 at 3:00 p.m. PT/6:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 p.m. UK.