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Smash professionals discuss Smash Ultimate fights, CEO 2018

Professional Super Smash Bros. players have gone hands-on with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, more gameplay footage revealed

By: Jak Connor from Sep 5, 2018 @ 4:00 CDT

CEO 2018 just kicked off and Nintendo has not wasted any time showcasing more footage for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. A new video has been released onto the Nintendo YouTube Channel and it displays some professional Smash players getting hands-on with the title.

This years Community Effort Orlando 2018 or CEO 2018 is the 9th edition in the CEO tournament series, luckily enough this even featured the highly anticipated Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The above video showcases just that, as viewers are subjected to a lengthy 7 minutes of gameplay footage with each fight being professional Smash players versing eachother. After each of the fights we get to hear the professionals opinions on the title after their short experience.

The first match we see 'SuperGirlKels' face off against 'Nairo', after the first round we can hear Kels mention that her first time playing it was "so much fun" and that it is also quite "different". She continues addressing the differences in speed by saying "I'm so excited for the speed, the landing, the moving around, the pace, it feels flawless when you are running and moving." Kels finalizes her experience by saying "I think the whole world of competitive is going to change."

The second match we see Mr.R verse off against Nakat, after the match is complete we get a quick interview with Nakat. The professional says "I feel like this game takes all the awesome mechanics from the past iterations of Smash and merges them together." Nakat then address his thoughts on the mechanic changes and how that will impact the competitive community as a whole, here is what he had to say "there are a lot of new mechanics and tech that we can use to our advantage in competitive play, but with all the new items, assist trophies, Pokemon from poke balls, I feel like the casual side will still have a very enjoyable time playing the game."

If you happened to miss the interviews at EVO 2018 with some more Super Smash Bros. professionals discussing Smash Ultimate, be sure to check out that article here.

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