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08.25.17

Nintendo of Canada is coming to Fan Expo Toronto

Nintendo of Canada is coming to Fan Expo Toronto (Aug 31-Sept 3) and has a lot of activities lined up for people of all ages to enjoy! The Super Mario Odyssey™ game will be playable and there will be giveaways, while quantities last. People who pre-order the Super Mario Odyssey game at the EB Games booth while at Fan Expo will receive a special edition Super Mario Odyssey poster as a gift with purchase*! In addition to the playable demo, there will be a Super Mario Odyssey Goomba Stack statue for all visitors to take photos with at the Nintendo booth!

Visitors to the Nintendo booth will have the chance to play other popular Nintendo games including ARMS™, Splatoon™ 2 and two highly anticipated games Pokkén Tournament™ DX, and Metroid™: Samus Returns!

Playable games scheduled to appear in the Nintendo booth at Fan Expo Toronto 2017 include the following:

Nintendo Switch

  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • ARMS
  • Splatoon 2
  • Pokkén Tournament DX

Nintendo 3DS

  • Metroid: Samus Returns

Attendees can also watch players compete for glory in invitational tournaments for the Splatoon 2 and Pokkén Tournament DX games. Plus, Fan Expo attendees will have the chance to qualify in an ARMS tournament on Saturday, September 2.

Pokkén Tournament DX Invitational – Saturday, September 2 at 12:00 p.m.

Four Canadian gamers will step into the arena and battle to become the Ferrum League champion in Pokkén Tournament DX - weeks before the game launches for Nintendo Switch on September 22. Players will participate in a round-robin tournament, followed by a best-of-three, single-elimination semifinal stage and a best-of-five championship.

ARMS Tournament – Saturday. September 2 at 2:00 p.m.

Fan Expo attendees can put their fighting skills to the test in an epic ARMS battle. Participation in this tournament is open to Fan Expo attendees - qualifying rounds will be held at the Nintendo booth beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 2 (a limited number of spaces are available in the qualifying round).** Eight participants selected during qualifying will do battle in a single-elimination bracketed tournament for the chance to be crowned the ARMS Tournament champion.

Splatoon 2 Inkling Invitational – Sunday, September 3 at 3:00 p.m.

Fan Expo attendees can witness fierce competitors battle for ink-splatting glory in the Splatoon 2 Inkling Invitational. During this tournament, four Splatoon 2 teams will battle each other in a round-robin Turf War tournament. A single-elimination semifinals and final round will determine which Splatoon 2 team will reign supreme.

Remember that Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/en_CA/switch/ or http://www.nintendo.com/en_CA/3ds.

*While quantities last

**NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to Fan Expo Canada 2017 attendees who are 18+ and a resident of Canada (excluding Quebec). To enter, play-in on designated stations in the Nintendo booth between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. First 8 players to win 3 games will qualify for the ARMS Tournament. If less than 8 players win 3 games, remaining slots will be awarded to players that win the most games. To participate in the ARMS Tournament Fan Expo 2017, winners must check-in with the Tournament Master in Nintendo booth at Fan Expo by 1:15 p.m., local time, on September 2, 2017. There will be one winner of the ARMS Tournament Fan Expo 2017. Winner of the ARMS Tournament Fan Expo 2017 will receive a $500 EB Games gift card. Official rules will be available in Nintendo’s booth at Fan Expo. Sponsor: Nintendo of Canada Ltd.

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