Think you’re a best Super Smash Bros. player out there? Soon you’ll have a possibility to put your skills to a test, as Nintendo now announced national competition for a 3DS version.

On Saturday, Oct 4, a day after a diversion launches, 15 GameStop stores opposite a United States (and a Nintendo World Store in NYC) will horde tournaments for a diversion featuring 3 rounds of four-player battles. (Full scheduling sum are below)

No pre-registration is required, though internal tournaments are singular to 64 players, and preference for a competition will be on a first-come, first-served basis. You can move your possess 3DS or 2DS and a duplicate of a diversion to your internal tournament, though we don’t have to, as systems and games will be on hand.

The 16 internal competition champions will win a outing to New York City (complete with airfare and hotel accommodations for two) to play in a Super Smash Bros. National Open Tournament during a Nintendo World Store on Oct 11. They will also any accept a 3DS XL, a duplicate of Super Smash Bros. for 3DS, and a $250 Visa Gift card.

The marquee competition during a Nintendo World Store will be promote live by Nintendo’s Twitch and YouTube channels commencement during 6 PM ET. The leader of a Super Smash Bros. National Open Tournament will take home a prize with an estimated sell value of $900, and a “champion’s robe.”

Super Smash Bros. National Open Tournament internal events start during 11 AM internal time on Oct 4. Participating GameStop stores are listed below. For a full competition details, check out this extensive post on Nintendo’s website.

In addition, Nintendo now announced that people who revisit a Nintendo World Store in NYC can buy a duplicate of Super Smash Bros. for 3DS starting during 8 PM EDT on Oct 2 as partial of a special fan event. Lastly, a association also announced that a Super Smash Bros. for 3DS demo now accessible in a eShop will be playable during 100 GameStop stores opposite a US on Sep 27.

The Wii U chronicle of Super Smash Bros. launches this holiday, though Nintendo has not announced an central recover date yet. It’s also misleading if Nintendo will horde a identical national competition for a Wii U version, though we have to suppose it will.

Eddie Makuch is a news editor during GameSpot, and we can follow him on Twitter @EddieMakuch

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