GameStop Stores to Host Local Pokkén
Tournament Early Access Competitions
Before the highly anticipated Pokémon fighting game Pokkén
The action-packed competitions will be held on Feb. 27 starting at
The competitions are open to the public on a first-come,
first-served basis and will be split into two age brackets: Senior
Division (born 2001 or later) and Masters Division (born 2000 or
earlier). The winner of each bracket will be trained by professional
fighting game players and the fun training sessions will be shared
on Nintendo’s social media channels.
Once the training is complete, the winner from each bracket and a
Pokémon fans, fighting game players of all ages (minors need parent
or guardian consent)
|Feb. 27 at 11 a.m. local time|
|Registration begins at 10 a.m. local time|
|242 Bellevue Square|
|Bellevue, WA 98004|
Fans of all ages lined up outside of GameStop to show off their skills
in the competitions.
Fighting game experts battling it out in Pokkén Tournament
before the game launches around the world on March 18.*
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents
of US (excl Puerto Rico); minors require parent/guardian consent.
Masters Division for eligible participants born in 2000 or before;
Senior Division for eligible participants born in 2001 or after.
Tournaments run from 11:00AM – 5:30PM local time on 2/27/16 at
participating GameStop locations. To enter, complete registration form
(available online or at participating GameStop) and arrive no earlier
than 10:00AM; participation limited to first 32 eligible participants
per division, per location. One winner per division, per location, will
win a trip package to New York to compete in the Pokkén Tournament
Championships on 3/17/16, governed by separate rules (ARV $2,300 per
prize package). For Official Rules, visit http://pokemon.com/PokkenTournament.
Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc.
Eddie Garcia, 213-335-5536 (office)