Pokémon Sword and Shield playable playable demo and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate UK Team Cup 2019-2020 announced for EGX 2019

Play great Nintendo Switch games, take part in tournaments and enter our The Legend of Zelda cosplay competition at EGX 2019!

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be at EGX 2019 and we’ll have plenty of things happening, including a great selection of Nintendo Switch games to play, tournaments to get involved in and even a cosplay competition with a The Legend of Zelda theme.

Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and more will be playable on the Nintendo stand! Check out the full list of playable titles below:

  • Pokémon Sword
  • Pokémon Shield
  • Luigi’s Mansion 3
  • Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
  • Super Mario Maker 2
  • DRAGON QUEST® XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition
  • LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY™: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy – Deluxe Edition

Tournaments

Saturday 19th October – Splatoon 2 UK Championship 2019-2020 Qualifier

EGX 2019 will host a qualifier for the Splatoon 2 UK Championship 2019-2020.

We’re accepting pre-registration for the qualifier from full teams of four or five people. To secure your team’s place in the tournament please send an email to NintendoCommunity@Nintendo.co.uk with the subject line “Splatoon 2 Tournament EGX 2019”, providing the names or tags of your team members*. Please note that you will need to purchase a ticket to enter EGX 2019, which you can do so at the EGX 2019 website.

Teams can also still register at the event from 10am on Thursday 17th October, if there is space available, at the Tournament desk at the Nintendo stand. For players not in full teams that attend the event and wish to compete, we will endeavour to match any squids for hire with others looking to create a team if there is space in the tournament.

Find out more about the Splatoon 2 UK Championship 2019-2020 here.

Sunday 20th October – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate UK Team Cup 2019-2020 Qualifier

EGX 2019 will host a qualifier for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate UK Team Cup 2019-2020.

We’re accepting pre-registration for the qualifier. To secure your team’s place in the tournament please send an email to NintendoCommunity@Nintendo.co.uk with the subject line “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament EGX 2019”, providing the names or tags of your team members*. Please note that you will need to purchase a ticket to enter EGX 2019, which you can do so at the EGX 2019 website.

Teams can also still register at the event from 10am on Thursday 17th October, if there is space available, at the Tournament desk at the Nintendo stand. For players not in full teams that attend the event and wish to compete, we will endeavour to match any individual players with others looking to create a team if there is space in the tournament.

Find out more about the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate UK Team Cup 2019-2020 here.

The Legend of Zelda cosplay competition

Cosplayers in a The Legend of Zelda cosplay, as any character from the history of the franchise, who attend EGX 2019 on Saturday 19th October 2019 can take part in an on-stage cosplay event on the Nintendo stage between 3pm and 4pm! The competition will be judged by professional cosplayers, and photos of the entrants will be published on official Nintendo social channels. The winner of the competition will be awarded a special pack of The Legend of Zelda prizes including:

• A Nintendo Switch Lite

• The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Limited Edition

• Link (Link’s Awakening) amiibo

• A The Legend of Zelda themed goody bag from the Nintendo UK Store

If you’d like to take part in this celebration of The Legend of Zelda then please send an email to nintendocommunity@nintendo.co.uk under the subject line “The Legend of Zelda Cosplay” with your contact details and the name of the character you will be cosplaying as at the event. Entries close 12:00 noon on Tuesday 15th October 2019. You can also still register at the event from 10am on Thursday 17th October, if there is space available. Please see below for full terms and conditions.

EGX 2019 takes place at the ExCeL, London. Tickets can be purchased from the EGX 2019 website.

Stay tuned for more details on playable titles and follow @NintendoUK and @NintendoUKVS on Twitter to get updates about all the activities taking place at the event.

Whether you want to get hands-on with upcoming Nintendo Switch titles, seek glory in our headline competitions, like showing off your favourite cosplay or simply want to bring your own Nintendo Switch to find like-minded fans, we’re looking forward to welcoming you at our stand!

*Registrations will be handled on a first come first served basis. Registration closes at 23:59 BST on 13th October 2019

Source: Nintendo UK

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