05/13/24
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Put your skills to the test in these upcoming NintendoVS events!

Ever been curious about joining a game tournament but weren’t quite sure where to start? NintendoVS might be what you’re looking for!

NintendoVS events are in-game tournaments* where you can show off your gaming finesse (and maybe even win some prizes along the way). Two championships are happening in August: The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Championship 2024 tournament will drift into view on Aug. 24 and the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Championship 2024 tournament will make its way onto the scene on Aug. 25.

However, since there’s a road of qualifiers before those big events, that’s where this article comes in. You can also get the most up-to-date info at the Nintendo events site.

Let’s learn about some upcoming events!

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Event name: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Championship 2024 Qualifier**

When: May 19 & May 26

Time: 12-6 p.m. PT each day

Prizes: The top 24 players each day will get 2,500 My Nintendo? Gold Points

Championship alert: The top six players from each day may be invited to compete in the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Championship 2024 tournament!

How do I enter?

To enter, start Mario Kart 8 Deluxe during one of the event time slots. Then:

1) Select Online Play

2) Head over to Tournaments and then Search by Code

3) Enter one of the following codes—the code depends on the day:

(May 19) Tournament Day 1 ID: 2807-7189-1755

(May 26)Tournament Day 2 ID: 5151-4959-9275

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Event name: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Championship 2024 Qualifier tournament****

When: June 1-2 & June 8-9 (depending on your region)

Registration: During the registration process you will be assigned a region based on your location. For more info, including registration deadlines, head to https://battlefy.com/supersmashbros2024/

Prizes:

  • One (1) Grand Prize winner per event: 10,000 My Nintendo Gold Points (ARV $100)

  • One (1) First Prize winner per event: 8,000 My Nintendo Gold Points (ARV $80 each)

  • One (1) Second Prize winner per event: 6,000 My Nintendo Gold Points (ARV $60 each)

  • One (1) Third Prize winner per event: 4,000 My Nintendo Gold Points (ARV $40 each)

Championship alert: Battle your way to the top spot in your region of the qualifier and you might receive an invitation to the championship event in August!

Event name: NintendoVS Challenge Cup of June 2024***

When: June 16

Time: 3-6 p.m. PT

Prizes:

? One (1) Grand Prize winner: 10,000 My Nintendo Gold Points (ARV $100)

? One (1) First Prize winner: 4,000 My Nintendo Gold Points (ARV $40 each)

? Two (2) Second Prize winners: 3,000 My Nintendo Gold Points (ARV $30 each)

? Four (4) Third Prize winners: 2,500 My Nintendo Gold Points (ARV $25 each)

Championship alert: Secure yourself a spot in the top two and you may just get an invite to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Championship 2024 tournament in August!

How do I enter?

To enter, start Super Smash. Bros. Ultimate during the tournament time. Then:

1) Select Online and Smash

2) Choose Official Tourney Qualifiers

3) Review the Tournament rules and then select “Yes” to agree

Good luck, everyone—the competition is going to be intense! If you don’t have either game yet, you can learn more below.

*Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price unless canceled. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch/online

**NO PURCH. NEC. US (incl. D.C.), Canada res 13+, Mexico res 18+; access to Nintendo Switch, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, high-speed internet & Nintendo Switch Online. Tournament ends 5/26/24 at 6:00 PM PT. Total ARV $1,200 USD. See Rules for details. https://bit.ly/43I4twZ

***NO PURCH. NEC. US (incl. D.C.), Canada res 13+, Mexico res 18+; access to Nintendo Switch, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, high-speed internet & Nintendo Switch Online. Tournament ends 6/16/2024 at 6:00 PM PT. See Rules for details. https://bit.ly/3TUEP4v

****NO PURCH. NEC. US & CAN res 13+, or MEX res. 18+; access to Nintendo Switch, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, high-speed internet & Nintendo Switch Online. Registration ends 6/8/24 at 3:00 PM PT. See Rules for details. https://bit.ly/3JoX8ss

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