Nintendo Kicks Off New Esports Twitter for E3 Tournaments and Beyond

The new account will be following Arms, Splatoon 2 and Pokken Tournament DX events starting on June 13.


Nintendo is getting into eSports with the launch of Splatoon 2 and Arms tournaments at E3 2017 this year. A Pokken Tournament DX event was added with the announcement of the game earlier this week. So Esports fans have an easy way to keep track of all the upcoming tournaments and events, Nintendo has launched a new Twitter account called Nintendo Versus.

The account only has five tweets so far, but already has more than 10,000 followers in the three-plus hours since it went live. The tweets revealed the just announced group of players competing in the Pokken Tournament DX competition, as well as the schedule of eSports events that will be broadcast on Nintendo's official E3 channel.

Splatoon 2 will kick off at 2:30 p.m. PT / 5:30. The next day, Pokken Tournament DX will start at 1:30 p.m. PT / ao:30 a.m. ET, while Arms will begin 3:30 p.m. PT / 6:30 p.m.

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