Nintendo News: Show Off Your Skills in the Splatoon U.S. Inkling Open Tournament For a Chance to Win a Trip to E3 2017

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–When you play the original Splatoon
game for the Wii U console, do you ever think to yourself: “Wow. I’m
really good at this game and would love to put my skills to the test for
the chance to win an awesome prize – maybe, I don’t know, an amazing
trip to E3 2017 in sunny Los Angeles?” If so, this is the opportunity
for you!


Battlefy
is hosting an online Splatoon tournament across different game
modes, including Turf War, Splat Zones, Tower Control and Rainmaker.
Anyone ages 18 and up living in the United States with a Wii
U
console, the Splatoon game and internet access can
participate. The winning team will win a trip to Los Angeles to attend
the E3 video game trade show this June and check out what Nintendo has
in store.

To enter, just find three other friends (and an optional backup) to join
your squid squad and register your team at https://battlefy.com/splatoon.

The qualifying round (Turf War) is on April 22 at 11 a.m. PT, but make
sure to log in early and click the “Check In” button an hour before
tournament time. Once the bracket is seeded, you can set up your
qualifying match using Battlefy’s Private Match Chat and then proceed to
splat your way to hopeful victory. The top 16 teams in the qualifying
round will then move on to the finals. In the finals, teams will play
Turf War, Splat Zones and Tower Control in succession in
single-elimination best-of-five play until only two teams remain. The
Grand Finals will see the final two teams doing battle in Rainmaker mode
to determine the winner. The finals will begin on April 29 at 11 a.m. PT.

For the full rules and tournament time, visit https://battlefy.com/splatoon.
For more information about Splatoon, visit http://splatoon.nintendo.com/.

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Contacts

Golin
Eddie Garcia, 213-335-5536
egarcia@golin.com
or
Rich
George, 415-318-4342
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