Evo 2017, properly known as the Evolution Championship Series, has made its selections for this year's popular fighting game tournament, with new titles King of Fighters 14 and Injustice 2 joining the fray.
This year's event in Las Vegas will run July 14-16 and feature the following lineup:
- BlazBlue: Central Fiction
- Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2
- Injustice 2
- Street Fighter 5
- Super Smash Bros. Melee
- Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
- Tekken 7
- The King of Fighters 14
Four titles from last year's lineup were dropped - Killer Instinct, Mortal Kombat XL, Pokken Tournament and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 - but have a chance to be added as a ninth game by a fan vote via an Indiegogo charity fundraiser along with the following titles:
- Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo
ESPN2 broadcast the Street Fighter 5 Championship and even promoted it with a TV spot:
John Keefer posted a new article, Evo 2017 announces eight games for its tournament, and half of them are new
Guess Microsoft didn't want to pay the prize money for KI this year.
I want to go one of these years...
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You should! There is usually a handful of shackers that go every year.