Over a cloudy sky backdrop, "PRE THE KING" plays as we see a timeline of various milestones and debuts of some of the tournament's fighters:
- 1973: The debut of Thanos in The Invincible Iron Man #55
- 1984: The release of "Weird Al" Yankovic in 3-D, the album containing "Eat It"
- 1987: The debut of Solid Snake in Metal Gear
- 1992: The debut of King Dedede in Kirby's Dream Land
- 1995: The debut of the Touhou series with Highly Responsive to Prayers
- 1996: The debut of Geno in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
- 1997: The release of Men in Black
- 2000: The debut of DJ Professor K in Jet Set Radio/Jet Grind Radio
- 2003: The debut of the WarioWare series with WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgames!
- 2004: Reggie Fils-Aimé's E3 2004 appearance
- 2017: The debut of Off the Hook in Splatoon 2
- 2018: The release of the Pitbull remix of "Dame Tu Cosita"
The year 2019 then appears in the center of the screen, followed by the text "SiIvaGunner presents..."
We then see a presentation of the various returning fighters from the original King for a Day Tournament, the music changing to match each one:
- Geno is accompanied by "Beware the Forest's Mushrooms" from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars.
- ZUN is accompanied by "Bad Apple!!" from Touhou 4: Lotus Land Story.
- Thanos is accompanied by the Fortnite default dance theme. In addition, we hear a snap as a blinding light flashes from the Infinity Gauntlet, casting everything into silent blackness.
- Solid Snake is accompanied by "Snake Eater" from Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater.
- DJ Professor K is accompanied by Jet Set Radio-style turntable scratching.
- King Dedede is accompanied by Masked Dedede's theme from the Kirby series.
- Off the Hook is accompanied by "Fly Octo Fly ~ Ebb & Flow" from Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion.
- Wario Partners, LLP are accompanied by the Waluigi's Tacostand theme, as well as Wario World pause screen nyaaahs.
- 「STAND MASTER」 "Weird Al" Yankovic and his Stand "Beat It" are accompanied by an accordion rendition of "Beat It"/"Eat It".
- Pitbull and the Aliens are accompanied by Pitbull yelling and exclaiming "Dale!"
- The Joy-Con Men are accompanied by a rendition of "Lost in Thoughts All Alone" from Fire Emblem Fates using Zelda instruments, as well as Reggie saying "My body is ready." at E3 2007.
- Finally, the Men in Black are accompanied by a clip of Will Smith saying "Ah! It's Rewind time!" from YouTube Rewind 2018.
A date appears onscreen: Summer 2019.
After the video fades to black, we hear a mechanical noise and a menacing, distorted voice saying, "Then do the Harlem Shake!" Metal Ajit Pai's illustration and name then appear onscreen.
- This video was originally uploaded with the title "...!".