Splatoon 2 World Championship 2018

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Splatoon 2 World Championship 2018

Splatoon 2 World Championship 2018

Organizer
Type Local
Location Belasco Theatre, California
Format Opening Rounds
Tournament Bracket
Modes
Date 11 June 2018 - 12 June 2018
Winner FlagJapan.svg GG BoyZ

The Splatoon 2 World Championship 2018 was a Splatoon 2 tournament that took place several days before E3 2018.

Qualifiers

One team was chosen to represent each of the four regions at the World Championship: North America, Europe, Japan, and Australia, each through their own regional tournament.

North America

The Splatoon 2 U.S./Canada Inkling Open 2018 was used to determine what team would be representing the U.S./Canada region in the tournament. SetToDestroyX won, earning their spot in the World Championship. The team was formerly known as Deadbeat, who won the 2017 Splatoon 2 World Inkling Invitational at E3 2017.[1]

Europe

The Splatoon European Championship 2017 was used to determine what team would be representing the Europe region in the tournament. BackSquids (formerly known as Gucci Gang) won, earning their spot in the World Championship.[2]

Japan

Splatoon Koshien 2018 was used to determine what team would be representing the Japan region in the tournament. GG BoyZ won, earning their spot in the World Championship.[3]

Australia

The 2018 AUNZ Splatoon 2 Cup was used to determine what team would be representing the Australia region in the tournament. Yeah Nah won, earning their spot in the World Championship.[4]

E3 2018 Championship

Opening Rounds

Semifinals

The semifinals took place on June 11, 2018 from 3:30-6:00pm PT (6:30-9:00pm ET) to determine the two teams who would be competing in the Grand Finals the following day.

Finals

The finals took place on June 12, 2018, at 1pm PT (4pm ET) between GG BoyZ (Japan) and BackSquids (Europe). The Grand Finals was a best of seven between the four different Ranked Battle modes.

The matches went as follows:

GG BoyZ won Game 6 of the Grand Finals, making it 4-2, claiming their victory as the champions of the Splatoon 2 World Championship.

Commentary

Commentary was provided on Nintendo's YouTube channel by NBC Sports Northwest broadcaster Jordan Kent, CNET Senior Editor Ashley Esqueda, and commentator Nine.

Videos

Trivia

See Also

References