The online demo will conclude on Sunday, June 3rd at 11:59 p.m.
Finally, Nintendo will host a Mario Tennis Aces Japan Open 2018 U-12 event on June 23 and 24, where 128 elementary school grade participants can sign up to compete on a first-come, first-entered basis. Currently, there are 15 confirmed characters: Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Daisy, Wario, Waluigi, Bowser, Bowser Jr., Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Boo, Toad, Toadette, Rosalina and Chain Chomp. There's also an option to play in single-player mode to take on AI-controlled opponents. The winners of each match will earn points based on their performance, with five additional characters to unlock by gaining enough points. You'll be able to try Mario Tennis Aces for free before it launches.
We're not sure of the exact format of the "tournament" right now, but online play will be available, along with rankings for those participating. These include a tennis match against Boo where two floating mirrors shoot the ball back at you, and a course where Mario needs to hit multiple Shy Guys littered across the court.
The intuitive and deep gameplay allows for exciting competitions in the living room or, really, anywhere using the power of Nintendo Switch. "Mario Tennis Aces" will support up to four players at launch.
As mentioned before, players will be able to participate in more than just multiplayer gameplay with "Mario Tennis Aces".
Mario Tennis Aces is out next month on Nintendo Switch, and the game is shaping up to be one of the most exciting Nintendo sports games to release in years.