EVO has revealed that SUPER SMASH BROS. will not be part of its tournament in 2022. On Twitter, the organization explained when the announcement of the games would be performed for this year. However, the second part of the communiqué told the fans that Nintendo had decided not to renew his association with Evo. Notably, fanatics are annoying because one of the most popular multiplayer games of the last decade and chance will not be at the event. This marks only the last moment of frustration among the fanatics of the competitive scene in the Nintendo games and the beloved company. The pandemic of Coronavirus has only returned the way in which they repressed smash Bros. Tournaments and modified Splatoon competitions as well. However, there is little that the fans of the company can do about it, since Nintendo has legal support to dictate some of these contests. For EVO spectators, it is a bit hard for an event that enjoys the entire community of players.
«Join us on March 8 at 5 p. m. PST on twitch.tv/evo for the EVO 2022 ad program! While we are grateful for all the incredible games that will accompany us at the end of this year in Las Vegas, we want to inform you in advance that Super Smash Bros. will not return ».
«Since 2007, we have seen historical moments of Super Smash Bros. created at EVO events. It saddens us that Nintendo has decided not to continue with that legacy with us this year. In the future, we hope to celebrate once again Super Smash Bros.. Community next to them ».
In 2020, while talking to Nikkei, the president of Nintendo, Shhuntaro Furukawa, clarified the company’s position on the competitive scene of electronic sports. He checks the reasoning of him yourself through a translation of Kotaku is.
“Electronic sports, in which players compete on stage for cash prizes while the public observes, demonstrates one of the wonderful charms of videogames. It is not that we oppose it. So that anyone can enjoy our games, regardless of their experience., gender or age, we want to participate in a wide range of different events. Our strength, what differentiates us from other companies, is this vision different from the world, not a number of money from the prize ».
You want to see? Smash Bros. in Evo this year? Do you think Nintendo will do something more in its place? Tell us in the comments!