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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
- The 5th DLC character for Injustice: Gods Among Us
— Ed Boon (@noobde) July 9, 2013
- An update on the Street Fighter series
So SF r&d and strategy team will be making preparation about announcing something for SF update at EVO13 and SDCC! http://t.co/n3DiG1jNHA
— Yoshinori Ono (@Yoshi_OnoChin) July 2, 2013
Been working hard on a super secret video for our Street Fighter panel at EVO. Be sure to come and check it out!!
— Haunts (@haunts) July 10, 2013
- Glacius will be shown in a new demo of Killer Instinct (Xbox One)
— MAD CATZ (@MadCatz) July 10, 2013
Stream Services (Where You Can Watch The Tourney Festivities
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.