Evo 2020 canceled, Evo Online will take its place

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Evo 2020 canceled, Evo Online will take its place

This yr’s Evolution Championship Series (higher generally known as Evo) has been canceled, however organizers are taking a model of the marquee preventing recreation match on-line. The format will likely be dramatically totally different; as a substitute of a going down over a single, lengthy weekend, Evo Online will happen over the course of 5 weekends in July.

Evo 2020’s lineup has additionally modified considerably for Evo Online, with Nintendo Switch preventing recreation Super Smash Bros. Ultimate not a part of the official match. Evo Online will function “special exhibitions and content” from Evo 2020’s beforehand introduced lineup:

  • Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Granblue Fantasy Versus
  • Samurai Shodown
  • Soulcalibur 6
  • Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition
  • Tekken 7
  • Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r]

Evo Online may also function open tournaments from the next video games, which weren’t beforehand a part of the 2020 official lineup:

  • Killer Instinct
  • Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath
  • Skullgirls 2nd Encore
  • Them’s Fightin’ Herds

As beforehand introduced, Evo Online may also host a model of the particular invitational match that includes Marvel vs. Capcom 2 for the preventing recreation’s 20th anniversary, which Evo organizers are calling the “20urnament of Champions.”

Evo Online will happen the next dates:

  • July 4-5
  • July 11-12
  • July 18-19
  • July 25-26
  • July 31-Aug. 2

Registration particulars are forthcoming, organizers say.

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