About Evolution Championship Series
The Evolution Championship Series (Evo for short) represents the largest and longest-running fighting game tournaments in the world. Evo brings together the best of the best from around the world in a dazzling exhibition of skill and fun, as players and fans gather to honor the competitive spirit in an open format and determine a champion.
Our tournaments are about more than just winning. Evo is open to anyone, feature stations available for relaxed free play, and offer unique opportunities to meet people from different countries and different walks of life who share your passion. Established champions face off against unknown newcomers, and new rivals that might have only talked or fought online meet up and become old friends.
Introduction of EVO Japan
Evolution Championship Series: Japan（EVO Japan for short) is the another fighting game tournaments in the wolrd, which has shared the same visions and philosophy of original EVO. EVO Japan is opening on the motherland of fighting game, with huge scale open tournament and the prize. To be the top of EVO Japan, will be a great honor to all fighting game players.
EVO Japan is not only a big tournament, but also focusing on to self-produced events by the communities, as the original EVO does.
"Unite the communities", EVO Japan will supports your ideas-- such as side tournaments, side-by-side trainings, and free play -- to make a great time for all fighting game players and fans. As a player, as a exhibitor, as a volunteer staff, and of course as a visitor, everyone is welcome to be part of EVO Japan.
The World's Largest Fighting Game Tournament comes to Tokyo on January 26-28th, 2018. For DAY 1 & DAY 2, a new venue "Sunshine City Ikebukuro", for DAY 3 FINALS, will be on "AKIBA-SQUARE" has confirmed.
There will be 7 main events: TEKKEN 7, GUILTY GEAR Xrd REV 2, THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV, BLAZBLUE CENTRALFICTION, STREET FIGHTER V, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and ARMS. Register will open, SOON!
To prepare EVO Japan 2018, Test event [sài] was held on May 20-21st, 2017.
More than 700 players entered the tournament, 3500 spectator joined the hall,and 270,000 fighting game fans watched the show by streaming.