Super Smash Con 2017 was the third annual fan convention of the Super Smash Con series celebrated from August 10–13, 2017 at Chantilly, Virginia, US.
McLeodGaming announced through Facebook and the McLeodGaming Forums that they would be attending Super Smash Con 2017 once more to host a booth dedicated to Super Smash Flash 2 Beta where developers would host their first ever SSF2 panel, where they would discuss various aspects of the game's development and a space for questions and answers.
As usual for the event, several announcements were made per day as the event enveloped: on day 0, a resprite for Yoshi was revealed in addition to his updated artwork and a resprite for his home stage, Yoshi's Island; on day 1, a new stage called Palutena's Shrine from Kid Icarus was revealed; there was no special announcement on day 2, instead, a full-fledged tournament took place. A revamped results screen was presented on day 3. The most notable announcement, though, came on day 4, which had the reveal of Pichu as a new playable character; additionally, a new arena sub-mode was revealed: Sandbag Basketball.
- https://www.facebook.com/mcleodgaming/posts/10155355847440446 Accessed on July 26, 2017
- https://forums.mcleodgaming.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=45102 Accessed on July 26, 2017