November 13, 2020

Smash Ultimate Patch 9.0.2 updates Steve bugs

After the arrival of Steve into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, a new update, Patch 9.0.2 is now live on servers, principally fixing bugs and weird behaviors about the new character. When introducing Steve, the developers also stated that they had to rethink and redesign all their current maps in order to fit the character. This […]

October 1, 2020

Minecraft Steve is the new Smash Ultimate DLC Fighter

It is always a highlight of the year when Nintendo reveals new Smash characters. More so, the Japanese company shocked the Smash Ultimate community by announcing that Minecraft Steve would be the next playable fighter. Players were disappointed by the previous announcement. Min Min from ARMS was not at the top of everyone’s wish list […]

April 1, 2020

Online Smash Ultimate tournaments fuel the competitive scene

There has been a large number of online Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournaments lately and it has been fueling the competitive scene in these unfortunate times. The spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic hit the Smash Ultimate community hard. 2020 was supposed to be the year that the Smash World Tour took place. Smash tournaments […]

March 26, 2020

Quarantine Series, Smash Ultimate’s online tournament

In a time where in-person Smash Ultimate tournaments cannot continue, YouTubers Jacob “Alpharad” Rabon and Charles “MoistCr1TiKaL” White plan to hold a series of online tournaments known as the Quarantine Series. These online tournaments will take place over the next four months and lead into a grand championship tournament, a dramatic boost to Smash esports. […]

February 18, 2020

Smash Summit 9 taken down by Hungrybox

Smash Summit 9 comes to a close and Hungrybox and his Jigglypuff have won yet another Smash Melee Major. Huge congratulations to our #SmashSummit 9 Champion, @LiquidHbox!!! 🥳 pic.twitter.com/1wrJhx83sQ — Beyond the Smash (@BTSsmash) February 17, 2020 Hungrybox’s journey started in pools, where he went undefeated without dropping a single game. The top eight from […]

October 31, 2019

Smash Bros. esports needs more money

Just this past weekend, Smash Ultimate Summit 2 concluded with Leonardo “MkLeo” Lopez Perez taking first place. Before the end of the tournament, the total prize pool reached over $50,000 with sixteen different players competing. The #UltimateSummit 2 Prize pot is officially over $50K!!! 😱 pic.twitter.com/3opyIXYgND — Beyond the Smash (@BTSsmash) October 28, 2019 Beyond […]

October 28, 2019

MkLeo clutches Smash Ultimate Summit 2

Smash Ultimate Summit 2 comes to a close. Leonardo “MkLeo” Lopez Perez took first place for the second straight Ultimate Summit. Along with a repeat championship, he also takes home the lion’s share of the $44 thousand prize pool. Congratulations to the BACK-TO-BACK #UltimateSummit Champion, @Mkleosb!!! 🎊 pic.twitter.com/vMLed0YNBR — Beyond the Smash (@BTSsmash) October 28, […]

October 15, 2019

Getting into Esports: Super Smash Brothers

The Super Smash Brothers series is one of Nintendo’s most popular games. Dedicated fans of both Super Smash Bros Ultimate and Super Smash Bros Melee compete in tournaments almost every day. With the December 2018 release of Super Smash Bros Ultimate, more tournaments have popped up. By June of 2019, over 14.7 million copies of […]

October 7, 2019

Zackray wins Ultimate at The Big House 9

Super Smash Bros. experienced one of its most exciting tournaments to date this weekend. The Big House 9 found great success in both the Ultimate and Melee side. On Smash Ultimate, 17-year-old Sota “Zackray” Okada took down giant after giant on his way to the biggest Smash tournament win by a Japanese player. He did […]

September 17, 2019

Zain Results at Smash Camp 2019 ?

Smash Camp The End of Summer may have had some high tier Melee players in attendance, but the tournament itself was a fairly casual affair. With many players either not playing their main characters, throwing back a few beers, or just not trying hard, as HugS would put it, nothing was too out of the […]