Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 Roster Revealed

SUPER SMASH BROS. INVITATIONAL 2018

With the Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 fast approaching (happening during the week of E3) Nintendo has finally unveiled the competitors for this year’s beat-em-up brawl fest. We have listed the contestants below (graciously provided by Nintendo). One thing that will set this year’s competition apart from previous years is that the competitors will be taking their first crack ever at Super Smash Bros for Nintendo Switch during the event.

Nintendo actually has some pretty high -intensity action happening during E3 on July 11 marking the kick off the Splatoon 2 World Championships. July 2 will see the finals for this event followed directly after with the Super Smash Bros Invitational 2018. Nintendo also hinted that there may be some other guest present for the unveiling of Super Smash Bros on Switch. However, Nintendo wasn’t forthcoming on any more details but did say that more information will be given as the event gets closer. Be sure to check out the list of competitors below.

  • MkLeo – A professional Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player from Mexico. His favorite Nintendo game is Fire Emblem. He was the champion at GENESIS 4 and GENESIS 5. He was also the EVO Japan 2018 champion.
  • ZeRo – A professional Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player from Chile. His favorite Nintendo game is Xenoblade Chronicles. His hobbies include writing and motocross. He was the champion at EVO 2015 and GENESIS 3. He also won the Super Smash Bros. Invitational in 2014.
  • Armada – A professional Super Smash Bros. Melee player from Sweden. His favorite Nintendo game is Super Mario 64. His hobbies include ice hockey and table tennis. He’s the GENESIS 2 singles champion and the GENESIS 4 doubles champion.
  • Abadango – A professional Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player from Japan. His favorite Nintendo franchise is the Xenoblade series. His hobbies include watching anime and reading. He was the runner-up at EVO Japan 2018. He also ranked in the top five at EVO 2016 and GENESIS 4.
  • Plup – A professional Super Smash Bros. Melee player from Florida. His favorite Nintendo game is Super Metroid, and his favorite Nintendo memory is beating Super Metroid for the first time. He was the champion at GENESIS 5.
  • R – A professional Super Smash Bros. for Wii U player from the Netherlands. His favorite Nintendo game is The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. His hobbies include reading manga and traveling. He was the runner-up at EVO 2015.
  • Lucky – A professional Super Smash Bros. Melee player from California. His favorite Nintendo game is The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. He ranked in the top five at EVO 2017 and at GENESIS 5.
  • Mang0 – A professional Super Smash Bros. Melee player from California. His favorite Nintendo game is Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. He was the champion at EVO 2014.
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