The new Nintendo Versus Twitter has confirmed the invitees for the Pokkén Tournament DX E3 Invitational. Our very own Allister "ALLISTER" Singh will be competing alongside YouTube stars and FGC legends in the crew battle!
The tournament will be a crew battle featuring four teams of two. One member of each team will be required to play one of the five new characters. The other player may use one of the original sixteen fighters.
Read on to learn about each of the competitors for the Pokkén Invitational.
Matthew and Stephanie Patrick
Matthew "MatPat" Patrick, along with his wife Stephanie, have over 8 MILLION subscribers on their main YouTube channel - Game Theory - alone. This isn't even including their Film Theory channel, which has over 4 million subscribers). The two are YouTube celebrities, but it's hard to say what level of experience they have with Pokkén. Regardless, their presence will be a good thing for bringing in viewers who may otherwise skip the Invitational.
NRG | Nairo
Nairo is a top professional Smash 4 player, full time content creator and streamer, and a sponsored player for NRG. He used to play Mewtwo in Pokkén and has expressed a lot of interest in Darkrai. It will be exciting to see if he plays Darkrai at the Invitational!
J.D. has multiple large channels on YouTube. He is a well-known gamer, stand-up comedian, and voice actor.
Justin Wong is a legendary member of the FGC. He has been playing fighting games for over 15 years, has 100,000 followers on Twitter, and is a player for Echo Fox.
Andre "Black Nerd" Meadows is a YouTube comedian with over 600,000 subscribers. He makes videos on a lot of games and is sure to be a fun addition to the Invitational.
Liquid | Ken
STDx | Allister
Quite possibly the most well-known individual in the Pokkén community, Allister "ALLISTER" Singh is the perfect representative for the community. A top player since the beginning, an established streamer, and a kindhearted individual, it's not surprising that Nintendo chose Allister to be the Pokkén community's invitee.
The 2017 Pokkén Tournament DX Invitational Tournament will take place Wednesday, June 14th at 10:30 a.m. PT during E3.