'Smash Ultimate' Online Tournament: Start Time and How to Watch Online

The first Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open online tournament heads into its final rounds this weekend, and fans can watch all the action on Nintendo's various social channels.

More than 30,000 players registered to take part in the Smash Ultimate online tournament last week, and now the field has dwindled to just 16. Fans of the Super Smash Bros. fighting scene may recognize Narcissa, who qualified for the Finals of this tournament. Narcissa was the runner-up of the Nintendo World Championships in 2015 and looks to win this tournament.

The winners of the Online Event final will join the winners of the second and third online event finals on March 2 and March 16 to compete for bragging rights in the final event at the PAX East conference in Boston on March 30. The second online event begins February 16 while the third starts on March 16.

If you're looking to watch the finals of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open, here's all the information you'll need including the start time and how to stream it online.

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Fans can watch the North America Open finals on Twitch and YouTube. Nintendo


The first Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Cup Final begins Saturday, February 9 at 12 p.m. EST and will go until approximately 3 p.m. EST.


Nintendo will provide the livestream of the first Smash Ultimate online tournament on its Twitch and YouTube channels. We've included the Twitch embed below for fans looking for the stream.

Watch live video from Nintendo on www.twitch.tv

Professional Super Smash Bros. player ESAM will also be a special guest on the livestream, joining VikkiKitty, Toph and Jordan Kent on commentary.

Also, if you're looking for another stream of Nintendo Switch's top games, a Splatoon 2 t ournament will be livestreamed on Sunday February 10 starting at 12 p.m. EST.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is available now for Nintendo Switch.

Are you excited to see the first Smash Ultimate online tournament finals? Will you try and qualify for the second or third events? Let us know in the comments section below.