Splatoon 2 and Smash Bros. Coming to US High Schools

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PlayVS is responsible for bringing competitive esports to high schools and colleges throughout the United States with games like Fortnite, Overwatch, and League of Legends.

Now, with a new partnership with Nintendo, PlayVS will offer Super Smash Bros. UItimate and Splatoon 2 for their High School leagues.


Varsity Esports

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PlayVS partners with the National Federation of State High School Accosications Network to offer esports as a varsity high school athletics program.

With their new Splatoon 2 and Smash Bros. Ultimate programs, they will provide 3,000 high schools across the US with copies of each game and enough Nintendo Switch Online subscriptions for their programs to play.


Many high schools, as well as teen centers and libraries, often offer small-scale competitive programs from Smash Bros., Splatoon, and even Mario Kart, but PlayVS is the first organization to make these programs in high schools legit athletics programs.

Not only that, but early next year PlayVS plans to expand into Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, further expanding their Nintendo offerings.

There may even be a chance for Arms to be added into the mix depending on how well the partnership does for both companies.

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PlayVS Leagues

PlayVS has esports leagues in 50 US states, with 22 State Associate Partnerships.

Those looking to get their high school involved can check out their website to see what is requ ired, and how much their programs cost.

PlayVS offers a fully comprehensive package to get schools up and running in not time at all, ensuring they have everything they need in order for their students to be competative.


Their Super Coaches program allows the most dedicated high school esports coaches to help esports in their state grow, while their Game Changers focuses on opening doors for women to be successful and comfortable in esports gaming.

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