Meet The Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 Competitors

Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 Competitors

Nintendo has announced the players that they have invited to compete in the Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018.

The competitors that will battle it out in the popular mascot brawler, are:

MkLeo (Mexico)
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 (Chile)
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 (Sweden)
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 (Japan)
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 (USA)
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.

Mr. R (Netherlands)
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 (USA)
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 (USA)
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.

The Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 will take place straight after the Splatoon 2 World Championship finals on Tuesday 12th June, and will challenge players to take each other on in the new Super Smash Bros. game for Nintendo Switch.

E3 2018 will take place between Tuesday 12th – Thursday 14th June at the Los Angeles Convention Center, with the Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 to be live streamed on Twitch and YouTube.

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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