EVO 2013: Tournament Breakdown, Notable Players, Panels and More

EVO 2013

EVO 2013 is happening this weekend (July 12 – July 14), which means there’s going to be a lot to follow. We’re here to make sure you know about all the finer details of this weekend’s digital brawl fest.

Here’s everything you need to know about the official tournament schedule, games breakdown, notable players, panels, planned announcements and more.

Tournament Schedule

EVO 2013

EVO 2013 starts on July 12 and ends on July 14. The tournament’s official activity starts at 8 a.m. PDT / 3 p.m. GMT on both Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. PDT / 5 p.m. GMT on Sunday.

Friday (PST)
8am-2pm: Super Street Fighter IV AE Ver. 2012 Pools
2pm-4pm: Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Finals
4pm-6pm: Persona 4 Arena Finals
6pm-8pm: Super Street Fighter IV AE Ver. 2012 Quarter Finals
8pm-10pm: Super Street Fighter IV AE Ver. 2012 Semi Finals

Saturday (PST)
8am-2pm: Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Pools
2pm-4pm: King of Fighters XIII Quarter Finals
4pm-6pm: King of Fighters XIII Semi Finals
6pm-8pm: Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Quarter Finals
8pm-10pm: Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Semi Finals

Sunday (PST)
10am-Noon: King of Fighters XIII Finals
Noon-2pm: Super Smash Bros. Melee Finals
2pm-4pm: Injustice: Gods Among Us Finals (Injustice Special Presentation Presented Beforehand)
4pm-4:30pm: Killer Instinct (Xbox One) Demonstration
4:30pm-6:30pm: Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Finals
6:30pm-7pm: Special Presentations
7pm-9pm: Super Street Fighter IV AE Ver. 2012 Ver. 2012 Finals

Games Breakdown/Unofficial Entrant Numbers

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 – 1,297 players
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition (Version 2012) – 1,601 players
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 – 355 players
Mortal Kombat (2011) – 233 players
Street Fighter X Tekken (Version 2013) – 545 players
The King of Fighters XIII – 433 players
Persona 4 Arena – 400 players
Super Smash Bros. Melee – 696 players
Injustice: Gods Among Us – 582 players

The official brackets can be seen here.

Notable Players

North America – ChrisG, Justin Wong, Filipino Champ, PR Balrog, Ricky Ortiz, Perfect Legend, Flash Metroid, Mike Ross etc.

Japan – Daigo, Fuudo, Uryo, Nemo, Momochi, Bonchan, Tokido, Haitani etc.

Europe – Ryan Hart, Whiteblack, Popi, Problem X, Zak Bennet, Luffy, F-Word, Alioune etc.

Other Regions – Poongko, Gamerbee, Xian, HumanBomb, Xiao Hai, Dark Jeiwa, KaneBlueRiver, Infiltration


12 p.m. – 1 p.m. PDT: Indie game developers
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. PDT: Meet the Skullgirls team
5 p.m. – 7 p.m. PDT: Maximillian’s ‘Assist Me Season 3’ and Online Warrior Q&A

10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PDT: Rebooting Killer Instinct as a modern fighting game
12 p.m. to 1 p.m. PDT: Street Fighter Nation
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. PDT: Mad Catz: For the community, by the community

Planned Announcements

– The 5th DLC character for Injustice: Gods Among Us

– An update on the Street Fighter series

– Glacius will be shown in a new demo of Killer Instinct (Xbox One)

Stream Services (Where You Can Watch The Tourney Festivities

FinestKO (P4A pools)
KaraStorm (SFxT pools)
IE Battlegrounds (SSF2T)
IE Battlegrounds #2 (TTT2 pools)
Clash Tournaments (Smash Suite)

Side Tournaments (Courtesy of EventHubs)

– WW|Ryan Hart is hosting a 7v7 SSF4 AE v2012 Europe vs. USA tournament on Friday night.

– There’s a 3v3 SSF4 AE v2012 event featuring competitors from around the globe on Friday.

Skullgirls has a side tournament running with a guaranteed prize pot of $2,000 USD, it takes place Friday and Saturday.

– ST Games is a set of four SSF2T tournaments hosted by Super Turbo Revival.

EVO 2012 Highlights

Evo 2012 MomentsHighlights from the Evo 2012 fighting game tournament, held in Las Vegas July 6-8, 2012.2012-07-16T00:46:35.000Z

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