In-Individual Evo Combating Recreation Showcase Cancelled

Issues as a result of COVID-19 pandemic and Delta variant of the virus have prompted the cancellation of one other gaming occasion. This time, it was the end result of this yr’s on-line Evolution Championship Sequence, generally often known as Evo, which was set for an in-person occasion this November. The cancellation announcement got here in an announcement on the Evo web site and afterward Twitter. You may learn the entire assertion under.


The purpose of the Evo Showcase is to convey collectively the very best gamers from around the globe in a reside, in-person format. Because of the persevering with issues of COVID-19 and the unfold of the Delta Variant we’ve made the powerful resolution to cancel the Evo 2021 Showcase.

The gamers invited to take part within the Evo 2021 Showcase characterize most of the finest fighters on the planet. We’re extremely saddened to cancel the occasion. The Evo staff will likely be contacting every participant individually to acknowledge their efforts. We stay devoted to Evo’s mission of celebrating the FGC, and can proceed to work in direction of the return of the massive, reside occasions that you simply anticipate from us.


Evo On-line 2021 came about over two weekends in August. Gamers fought it out on-line in 5 headline video games: Avenue Fighter V: Champion Version, Tekken 7, Mortal Kombat 11 Final, Responsible Gear Attempt, and Skullgirls 2nd Encore. The winners from each regional match have been set to fulfill up in Las Vegas and compete to see who was the very best on the planet of their respective preventing recreation this November. Now that the occasion is now not taking place, the Evo staff has determined to “individually acknowledge” the efforts of those regional champions.

Subsequent yr is meant to be the total return of in-person Evo in Las Vegas. The tourney came about in Vegas for over a decade earlier than organizational controversy and COVID hit. Whereas now owned by PlayStation, Evo hasn’t been fairly as huge or prestigious because it had been earlier than its a number of derailments in 2020. Let’s hope the plans to get the preventing recreation group collectively for the biggest match of the yr aren’t thwarted but once more for 2022’s occasion.

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