EVO Online Announced, Runs Weekends Through July, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Dropped

EVO Online

Organizers of The Evolution Championship Series (EVO) fighting game tournament have announced EVO Online, after the postponement of EVO 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

As can be seen in the announcement trailer below, the tournament shall take place over five weekends, including special exhibitions and events planned for EVO 2020, and the reveal of four open online tournaments.

You can find the schedule and planned games below.

July 4th – 5th
July 11th – 12th
July 18th – 19th
July 25th – 26th
July 31st – August 2nd

  • Street Fighter V: Champion Edition
  • Tekken 7
  • Granblue Fantasy Versus
  • Marvel Vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes (“20urnament of Champions“)
  • Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r]
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Soulcalibur VI
  • Samurai Shodown

Open Online Tournaments:

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

Fans have also noticed that one game has been dropped from the original line up, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. As of this time of writing, the game is still shown on the official website.

Some on social media have speculated that the game was dropped due its internet connectivity being insufficiently stable for the tournament, or a lack of interest from professional players.

More details and about the event and sign-ups will be coming soon. We will keep you informed as we learn more.

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Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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