Nintendo Fans and Fighting Game Pros Invited to Join the Pokkén Tournament DXAcademy at EVO

Nintendo Fans and Fighting Game Pros Invited to Join the Pokkén Tournament DXAcademy at EVO

Participants Have the Chance to Win a Nintendo Switch System

–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nintendo:

         

WHAT:

      EVO is one of the world’s largest events for fighting game fans and professional competitors all over the world. Over three days in Las Vegas, EVO hosts a variety of tournaments and exhibitions for the community to showcase the love and universal appeal of competitive video games.
         
       

This year, Nintendo is attending the event with a booth space featuring playable kiosks for the Pokkén Tournament DX fighting game, which stars popular Pokémon characters and launches for the Nintendo Switch console on Sept. 22. During EVO, Nintendo will be playfully “recruiting” people to join the virtual Pokkén Tournament DX Academy, which provides a direct line of communication between Nintendo and the Pokkén Tournament DX players.

         
        By signing up for the Academy, members will receive exclusive tips and tricks directly from Nintendo and the game’s development team, as well as invitations to a special Nintendo event at PAX West in Seattle.
         
       

EVO will feature visually engaging posters promoting the Academy, as well as a sign-up sheet at Nintendo’s booth. Fans and pro players who sign up will be entered into an on-site drawing for the chance to win a Nintendo Switch system and the Pokkén Tournament DX game when it launches on Sept. 22.

         

WHO:

      Pro fighting game players, Nintendo and fighting game fans
         

WHEN:

      July 14-15
        10 a.m.-8 p.m. PT
         

WHERE:

      EVO
        Mandalay Bay – South Convention Center – Nintendo Booth (No. 121)
        3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
        Las Vegas, NV 89119
         

VISUALS:

  • Fighting arenas filled with hundreds of fans rooting for their favorite professional fighting game competitors.
  • Nintendo’s booth filled with Pokémon-inspired visuals and playable Nintendo Switch systems with Pokkén Tournament DX.
  • Colorful posters around EVO promoting the Pokkén Tournament DX Academy.
  • A Nintendo fan or professional fighting game player winning a Nintendo Switch system.
Sub-Zero Blasts into Injustice 2

Sub-Zero Blasts into Injustice 2

Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment announced that Sub-Zero is now available in the critically acclaimed Injustice 2 for players who have purchased the Injustice 2 Ultimate Edition, Injustice 2 Digital Deluxe Edition, Injustice 2 Ultimate Pack or Fighter Pack #1. This latest addition to the character roster comes from Mortal Kombat, NetherRealm Studios’ classic mega hit franchise, with a brand-new costume designed by world renowned artist and DC Publisher, Jim Lee.

Sub-Zero will be available as a standalone purchase on July 18 in the PlayStation®Store and Xbox Store!

Developed by the award-winning NetherRealm Studios, Injustice 2 features a massive roster of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains and allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favorite DC characters. The game is currently available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

For more information about Injustice 2 please visit www.injustice.com. Join the Injustice 2 conversation on Facebook (https://go.wbgames.com/Facebook), Twitter (https://go.wbgames.com/Twitter), and official forums (https://go.wbgames.com/Forums).