The Evolution Championship Series" (commonly known as " Evo"), the world's largest fighting game festival.
In March 2021, Sony Interactive Entertainment and RTS, an eSports business, announced a joint acquisition of the company.
At the same time, it was also announced that " Evo Online " would be held as a fully online event from August 6, 2021 (Friday) to August 8, 2021 (Sunday) and from August 13, 2021 (Friday) to August 15, 2021 (Sunday) (US local time).
Last year, for various reasons, the event did not take place, so fighting gamers around the world rejoiced!
The main tournament titles are "Street Fighter V Champion Edition," "Tekken 7," "GUILTY GEAR -STRIVE-," and "Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate (*only in North America, Europe, and Latin America). However, the " Evo Community Series " using PS4 was announced in preparation for the Evo!
Events will be held around the world in preparation for the main competition!
The "Evo Community Series" is a series of online PS4 tournaments to be held around the world in preparation for the Evo Online event in August.
The "Evo Community Series" will be a massive event with a total prize pool of US$74,000 andover 100 hours of broadcast time!
Some of the events will start as early as Thursday, June 10, 2021, and we would like to introduce the dates and game titles for each event!
PlayStation Tournaments FGC Arcade: Evo Edition
|Dates||Thursday, June 10, 2021 - Tuesday, June 22, 2021|
|Region|| North America / Europe
Japan is not eligible to participate.
|Prize Money||US$20,000 (worldwide prize pool)|
|Titles to be used|| Granblue Fantasy Versus
GUILTY GEAR -STRIVE
Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate
PlayStation Tournaments Evo 2021 Online Warm-up
|Dates||Saturday, June 26, 2021 - Tuesday, July 13, 2021|
|Regions||Asia (including Japan) / North America / South America / Europe / Middle East|
|Prize Money||US$19,000 (Worldwide prize pool)|
|Titles to be used|| GUILTY GEAR -STRIVE
Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate (*Not eligible for the tournament as the title has not been released in Japan and Asia)
Street Fighter V Champion Edition
PlayStation Tournaments Evo 2021 Online Side Tournament
|Schedule||Thursday, July 8, 2021 - Tuesday, August 3, 2021|
|Tournament Region|| Japan / Asia / North America / South America / Europe / Middle East
Japan and other Asian regions will be held separately.
|Prize Money||US$35,000 (worldwide prize pool)|
|Titles to be used|| BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE
Granblue Fantasy Versus
Mobile Suit Gundam EXTREME VS. Maxi Boost ON
Skullgirls 2nd Encore
UNDER NIGHT IN-BIRTH Exe:Late[cl-r].
Entries are now being accepted on the official website!
Entries for each event can be made through the PlayStation Competition Center.
Detailed rules and regulations have also been released, so be sure to check them carefully before entering!
Please note that the prize money for the "PlayStation Tournaments Evo 2021 Online Side Tournament" is different only for Japan, with 1,500 yen for 1st place and 1,000 yen for 2nd to 8th place.
In addition to the main "Evo Online" tournament, the "Evo Community Series" will be held in various locations around the world, and the excitement will surely increase even more!
We hope that not only those who are confident in their skills, but also those who have never participated in a tournament before will consider participating!
For more information, please visit the official Evo Online website orPlayStation.Blog!