Nintendo to showcase Super Smash Bros for Switch at E3


Super Smash Bros for Nintendo Switch will take center stage when Nintendo comes to E3 in June.

Nintendo will have a big presence at this year's E3 event, with a video presentation of upcoming games and tournaments for both Smash Bros for Switch and Splatoon 2.

June 12 will see Nintendo stage their presentation, with Super Smash Bros for Switch the only game announced as being discussed. The upcoming title, which was announced last month, doesn't have a release date or any real details yet—so perhaps this presentation will shed more light on the game.

Related: Everything we know about Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Switch

The game is expected to release some time in 2018. Smash Bros for Switch will be playable on the E3 show floor, so how finished that demo appears to be could offer some clues into how soon to expect the game.

It's almost certain that Nintendo will discuss other games in the presentation, and perhaps make announcements of new titles coming to the wildly successful console. Nintendo's other events during the week will also focus on upcoming third-party titles.

The Nintendo Switch has been a huge success for Nintendo in its first year of release. So far the console has sold 17.79 million units. The most popular games, like Mario Odyssey and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, have sold around 10 million copies each—massively outstripping the sales numbers posted by the Nintendo Wii U console.

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