YouTube star Ludwig made a big promise to Super Smash Bros fans after Nintendo pulled out of Evo, one of the biggest annual fighting game tournaments.
Nintendo fans were left stunned after EVO – AKA the Evolution Championship Series – announced that the company was pulling out of EVO 2022.
While the bombshell still leaves the door open if the developer changes his mind about future events, the 2022 event has been confirmed as Smash-less.
After the unfortunate news broke, Ludwig, one of the more famous content creators born of the Smash scene, promised Smashers that it would give hope to the future of the game.
Ludwig’s Big Promise to Smashers
On February 26, after news of EVO broke, Ludwig assured the Smash community that he would make up for Nintendo’s withdrawal from EVO.
“Don’t worry, I got you,” he announced on Twitter.
– ludwig (@LudwigAhgren) February 26, 2022
Ludwig held a Melee tournament on January 31st with a $30k prize pool attracting so much attention and events that he even made comments.
He also promised to host a future Smash Ultimate & Melee tournament for over $1 million, which would be the biggest ever. His promise to the Smashers can certainly be tied to the event.
While there hasn’t been any news on plans for that tournament, Ludwig’s teaser that he’ll be taking care of the next big Smash event after Nintendo pulls out of EVO has fans buzzing even more. ever.
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