It’s that time again for the Evolution Championship Series, also known as Evo and this year it’s in sunny Las Vegas.
This event will be bringing together some of the best fighting game players from around the world. This year’s competition will host thousands of fighting game enthusiasts and more than 2,000 battling it out in Ultra Street Fighter 4 alone, competing in the nine games officially featured at Evo 2015.
This year’s tournament will see players competing in Ultra Street Fighter 4, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Mortal Kombat X, Guilty Gear Xrd Sign, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Tekken 7, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax and Killer Instinct. Ultra Street Fighter 4 is the most popular game at the show, with over 2,000 registered players.
If you’re nowhere near Las Vegas, you can watch Evo live-streamed on Twitch. There is an unheard of eight channels dedicated to streaming the event on Twitch, So all you fighting fans get your popcorn ready and watch some of the best video game fighting you may ever see.
This year’s tournament is noteworthy for two major titles included in the main competition, Ultra Street Fighter 4 and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. This may just be the final year that Street Fighter 4 is here since Street Fighter 5 should be out by next year’s event.
There’s more to Evo than just the nine main tournament games. Many other fighters will be played inside tournaments. And hardware manufacturer and sponsor MadCatz will be streaming smaller competitions for games like Skullgirls Encore, Capcom vs. SNK 2 and Vampire Savior.
So starting on Friday, July 17 at 8 a.m. PT get ready to watch the best fighting you’ll see anywhere, and keep us in mind for updates on the winners and losers of this awesome fighting tournament.
Thanks for reading and get ready to FIGHT!!!!!