Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Fighters
Organizers announced that to “keep the Evo spirit alive,” there will be an event held online this summer. Details for what the online summer event entails will be revealed later.
Evo is an annual fighting game tournament where the best fighting game players gather to test their skills in popular games likes Street Fighter, Tekken, and more. Developers like Capcom and Bandai Namco also usually reserve fighting game announcements for Evo like new DLC fighters.Evo Championship 2020 is the latest event to be impacted by COVID-19. Other games industry events like E3 have been canceled, while others like GDC and Gamescom have switched to all-digital events instead.
For a full list of games industry events impacted by COVID-19 see IGN’s full list here.
Matt Kim is a reporter for IGN.