EVO 2014 is not that far away.
As thousands of avid FGC players and avid followers of the whole scene make their way to Las Vegas, plenty of gamers will prepare to view this tournament go down via livestreams. EVO 2014 will take over the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino in just a few days. From July 11th, 2014 to July 13th, 2014, all eyes will be on EVO 2014.
Here’s a breakdown of the biggest fighting game extravaganza of 2014!
Dates and Livestream Schedule
Tournament Schedule and Brackets
• The entirety of the tournament schedule and its brackets can be seen at the following LINK.
Games Breakdown/Unofficial Entrant Numbers
• Ultra Street Fighter 4 (Total estimated prize pot: $29,790) – 1,979
• BlazBlue: Chronophantasma (Total estimated prize pot: $35,080) – 508
• Killer Instinct (Total estimated prize pot: $13,380) – 338
• Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (Total estimated prize pot: $10,140) – 1, 014
• King of Fighters XIII (Total estimated prize pot: $3,190) – 319
• Injustice: Gods Among Us (Total estimated prize pot: $3,110) – 311
• Super Smash Bros. Melee (Total estimated prize pot: $9,700) – 970
• Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (Total estimated prize pot: $7,570) – 257
• North America: EG|Justin Wong, EG|PR Balrog, EG|Ricky Ortiz, GG|NYChrisG, RG|Filipino Champ, EMP|Dieminion, EG|K-Brad, RG|Snake Eyez, RG|Flocker, Twitch|Mike Ross, C9|Mango, EG|PPMD, EMP|Mew2King, Crs|Hungrybox, Jayce the Ace, FNATIC|Perfect Legend, PIE|Zeus, PIE|Smug, TS|Arturo Sanchez, EMP|NuckleDu, RG|Rico Suave, BT|MarlinPie, RM|CD Jr., LU|Alex Valle, TS|LordKnight, FRQ|Filipinoman, CEO|CJ Truth, NGL|Marq Teddy, NGL|Chris, NGL|Brentt, CCG|Chi-Rithy, CCG|Air, fLoE, r/Kappa|Tampa Bison, r/Kappa|Alex Myers, Veloc1raptor
• Japan: MCZ|Daigo, MCZ|Mago, MCZ|Tokido, EG|Momochi, RZR|Fuudo, HORI|Sako, Haitani, Kazunoko, Bonchan, Nuki, EG|ChocoBlanka, BE|Abegen, RZR|Itabashi Zangief, Dogura, MOV, RF, Kokujin, Acqua, Eita, Kyabetsu, Nyanshi, Yossan, KojiKOG, N-Otoko, Tsujikawa, Ho-Chan
• Europe: DIG|Ryan Hart, EMP|Armada, MD|Luffy, Alioune, CG|Problem X, HoG|Popi, Leffen, Kiba, LLL|Emersion, CDV|Will2Pac, ImStillDaDaddy
• Other: RZR|Xian, Infiltration, AvM|GamerBee, Qanba|Xiao Hai, Qanba|Dakou, RZR|Gackt, Latif, BE|KaneBlueRiver, Laugh
Panels & Other Events
• The planned panels for EVO 2014 will take place on Friday (July 11, 2014) and Saturday (July 12, 2014) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. PST. Check out the video above to get some info on Maximilian’s planned panel.
Planned & Rumored Announcements
• Ed Boon will reveal something new for his upcoming fighter, Mortal Kombat X – 12 p.m. PST/3 p.m. EST
For TEKKEN COMUNNITY. community. Check EVO 2014 Sunday's schedule. http://t.co/Ut1GCq0r5D
— Katsuhiro Harada (@Harada_TEKKEN) July 12, 2014
• Tekken Project development team leader Katsuhiro Harada will be making an announcement – 5:30 p.m. PST/8:30 p.m. EST
Team Spooky, Mad Catz and iPlayWinner will handle the official Twitch livestreaming duties on behalf of EVO 2014.
• Guilty Gear Accent Core + R & Persona 4: Arena: July 11, 2014 (Friday) at 12 p.m. PST/3 p.m. EST (Guilty Gear Accent Core + R) and 4 p.m. PST/7 p.m. EST (Persona 4: Arena) (Entire tournament and Top 8 will be livestreamed for both games)
EVO 2013 Highlights