Why Super Smash Bros was never going to be at E3

In the lead up to E3 2017, many Nintendo and fighting game fans were expecting to see either an enhanced port, in the vein of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, or an entirely new entry for the Super Smash Bros series on Nintendo Switch. On the surface, it seemed like a logical idea: The new Smash amiibo are finally coming after a lengthy wait, and if Pokken Tournament was getting a DX version, then certainly Smash deserved one. However, while Smash is definitely coming to the Nintendo Switch, there was never a chance it was going to be at E3.

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3-4-5484d ago

Arms + Street fighter 2 + Pokken Tournament DX is why Smash wasn't at E3.

Smash would overshadow all of those and they are trying to establish these franchises,\

This way these IP's get a fair shot at as much exposure as possible, and then Smash is the huge game for 2018....or one of them.

NotoriousWhiz484d ago

2018 is probably smash, metroid, and Pokémon. As far as the big names go.

Mr Marvel484d ago (Edited 484d ago )

...and hopefully Animal Crossing Switch.
That's my most wanted game on Switch.

Mr Marvel484d ago

I can't see them releasing Smash Bros until you can walk into any store & buy the Switch console.