Nintendo revealed the primary particulars about its E3 2018 plans, which largely focus round one intensely anticipated recreation: Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Switch.
The annual E3 Direct presentation will air Tuesday, June 12 at 9 a.m. PT, kicking off the occasion week with a have a look at a number of upcoming video games. Just as Super Mario Odyssey was the first focus of final yr’s Nintendo Direct, Super Smash Bros. for Switch will obtain essentially the most display screen time through the presentation.
Nintendo Treehouse Live, the corporate’s gameplay-focused occasion that historically follows the presentation, will start as soon as the Nintendo Direct wraps. First on its listing: reside footage of Super Smash Bros. for Switch, in accordance with the corporate.
Once the E3 showfloor opens that very same day, attendees will get an opportunity to play the most recent Super Smash Bros. recreation for themselves. With the occasion open to the general public once more this yr, it gained’t simply be members of the press who will get to take Smash for a spin — so count on lengthy strains and wait instances for that demo.
It’s not all about Super Smash Bros., after all. Nintendo hinted that its sales space will additionally characteristic upcoming, unnamed third-party titles — and we’d be shocked if deliberate 2018 releases like Fire Emblem and Yoshi for Switch aren’t on the ground as properly.
E3 2018 runs June 12 by means of June 14.