Like every thing else, Evo will not be going forward as regular this 12 months. The combating recreation championships is not going to invade a Las Vegas resort for a weekend on the finish of July, with that occasion now cancelled and tickets getting refunded. However Evo 2020 is evolving, and can go surfing this summer time. It absolutely received’t be the identical however, at the same time as an informal spectator, I’m nonetheless effectively up for it.
“On account of Covid-19, we’re sadly cancelling Evo 2020 at Mandalay Bay and refunding all bought tickets,” the organisers stated in Friday’s announcement. “However to maintain the Evo spirit alive, we’re bringing the occasion on-line this summer time. Extra info coming quickly!”
Evo 2020 was because of run July 31st to August 2nd.
Whereas I’ve not performed any combating recreation a lot since Mortal Kombat II, I do get pleasure from Evo. Watching among the world’s finest gamers compete is a good even when I don’t know the sport. Typically it’s nice to not know the sport, being shocked by how wild a few of them are. Video games because of be at Evo 2020 embody Road Fighter V, Tekken 7, Tremendous Smash Bros. Final, Marvel Vs. Capcom 2, Granblue Fantasy Versus, and Underneath Evening In-Beginning Exe:Late[est].
Evo on-line received’t be the identical, what with each lag and the dearth of a crowd, however hell what’s the identical any extra.
“The well being and well-being of our group is our highest precedence,” the Evo crew added. “We hope everybody stays secure throughout this time.”