Nintendo just added a new video to its YouTube channel showcasing additional details about the Nintendo World Championships 2015.
It’s now confirmed that Kevin Pereira will be the events host, with djWHEAT, Andre (Black Nerd Comendy) and Justin Flynn accompanying him as commentators.
We also were informed about some of the players participating in the Nintendo World Championships. These include Sinister1 (speedrunner), Cosmo (speedrunner), TheMexicanRunner (NES completionist), Bananas (speedrunner), Essentia (speedrunner), Trihex (speedrunner), Jovenshire (Smosh Games), and Arin (Game Grumps). They will be joined by eight winners from the Nintendo World Championship Qualifiers at Best Buy that will be announced soon.
Finally, it’s confirmed that Splatoon will be featured at the Nintendo World Championships, marking the first time the game is played in a tournament setting.
Here’s the announcement video:
The Nintendo World Championships 2015 will be held on June 14th at 6 PM ET / 3 PM PT. Don’t forget that a pre-show will kick off 25 minutes before the show and a Smash Bros. presentation will be held even earlier that day!