Evo 2020 canceled, Evo Online will take its place

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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