The world’s biggest, and most prestigious, fighting game tournament starts today. All of the world’s best fighting game players will be competing at EVO 2017 today, and all the action will be going down at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. A number of PS4 titles will be played officially including Tekken 7, Street Fighter V, Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2, Injustice 2, The King of Fighters XIV, Blazblue Central Fiction, and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.
The action will start at 10am Pacific (1pm Eastern), and will be streamed on a number of Twitch channels. Most of the high-profile action will be found on EVO’s official channel, but in total there’s nine Twitch channels hosting official action. Check them out below:
- twitch.tv/evo – The main channel will host the finals for every game, as well as other pools.
- twitch.tv/evo1 – Super Smash Bros. Melee pools and semifinals
- twitch.tv/evo2 – Super Smash Bros. for Wii U pools and semifinals
- twitch.tv/evo3 – Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 pools and semifinals
- twitch.tv/evo4 – The King of Fighters XIV pools and semifinals
- twitch.tv/evo5 – Showing The Jump Off
- twitch.tv/capcomfighters – Street Fighter V pools and semifinals
- twitch.tv/tekken – Tekken 7 pools and semifinals
- twitch.tv/netherrealm – Injustice 2 pools and semifinals
To make sure you don’t miss anything, here’s the official EVO 2017 schedule:
While it looks to be a great weekend full of competitive action there is some disappointing news alongside it. Capcom announced yesterday that they’ll be cancelling the Street Fighter V EVO panel, although announcements will still be made this weekend. So, at least it’s not a total loss.
Let us know in the comments below which games you’re looking forward to being played at EVO 2017, and what your most anticipated part of the EVO 2017 schedule is!
View the Full EVO 2017 Schedule