Ludwig Is Hosting A Super Smash Bros Tournament
YouTube star Ludwig announces that he will hold a Super Smash Bros tournament of his own.
An upcoming Super Smash Bros tournament was to take place between December 9th to December 11th. However, Nintendo refused to license the event, which led to its cancellation.
In response to this news, former Twitch streamer and YouTuber Ludwig Ahgren announced that he will be hosting a tournament of his own. He named it the Scuffed World Tour, scheduled for December 18th, 2022. It features the eight top-ranked players from each category.
According to the streamer, the goal of this tour is to raise money for VGBC (Video Game Bootcamp).
- Nintendo refused to license the upcoming Super Smash Bros tournament.
- This led to the cancellation of the event.
- Ludwig decided to hold a tournament himself to raise money for VGBC.
Ludwig Anders Ahgren (born July 6th, 1995), famously known as Ludwig, is an American live streamer, YouTuber, podcaster, competitor, and esports commentator. Ludwig has become one of the largest streamers on YouTube since beginning full-time streaming on February 16th, 2019.
In light of recent events, that being Nintendo refusing to license the upcoming Super Smash Bros World Tour, which led to its cancellation, Ludwig has come out to host a tour of his own. The streamer announced the news to his fanbase on his official Twitter account.
The event, named The Scuffed World Tour, will take place on Sunday, December 18th, 2022. This tour aims to raise money for a production company named Video Game Bootcamp (VGBC).
In the same thread, Ludwig announced that he will be inviting the top 8 players from each category to play in the tournament, and if a player is unable to join, the next ranked player would be invited in their place. He also added that the tournament will have a $50,000 prize pool.
These are the 8 I will invite from each game- if anyone is unable to attend we will fly out the next highest point earner
Also happy to provide a $50,000 total prize pool for the event
Hopefully that makes it worth the players time! pic.twitter.com/NF4psOMlMD
— ludwig (@LudwigAhgren) December 2, 2022
The community had a majorly positive response to this news, and fans are massively appreciating the work Ludwig has done for the Smash Bros community. Here are some responses from Twitter.
Some are hyped for the upcoming event, while others claim Ludwig has done more for the community than Nintendo itself.
Regardless, this announcement has sparked joy in the hearts of the community all across the globe. What is your take on this event? Let us know in the comments below.
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