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Glitch 8.5 - Konami Code was another installment of the East Coast's Premiere Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament. While Glitch Infinite, the next major worldwide event, is getting ready for January 2022, Glitch 8.5 was a way to entertain the community and gather the best players from North America to fight each other in Ultimate Singles, Squad Strike, and Ultimate Teams tournaments. Glitch 8.5 was a Metal Gear/Castlevania-themed event with a focus on such characters as Snake, Richter, and Simon.
The event took place on September 24-27th, 2021, at Xanadu Games in Laurel, USA, with almost 500 entrants.