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PlayStation Introduces The Community Series Of EVO Tournaments Ahead Of Show In August

kyoji

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Sony has unveiled on the PlayStation Blog, the community series of EVO tournaments which will run from June 10 to August 3 and offer events across the globe.

The Community Series comprises more than 120 tournaments across the globe, with $74,000 in prizes available. This equates to more than 100 hours of broadcasts. These shows will be broadcast on PlayStation’s YouTube and Twitch channels, as well as the EVO Twitch channel.




The three tournaments available includes the FGC Arcade Edition, which is for North America and Europe and has a $20,000 global prize pool taking place from June 10 to June 22, with the following games: Granblue Fantasy: Versus, Guilty Gear Strive, Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate, and Tekken 7.

Then, the EVO 2021 Online warm-up will run from June 26 to July 13 and be available to those in North America, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Asia. Offering a $19,000 global prize pool the following games will be playable: Guilty Gear Strive, Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate, Street Fighter V: Champion Edition, and Tekken 7.




Finally, the Online Side Tournaments will run from July 8 to August 3 and offer $35,000 in prizes for those in North America, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Asia, Japan. Featured titles for this event are BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Granblue Fantasy: Versus, Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. Maxi Boost ON, Skullgirls 2nd Encore, Soulcalibur VI, and Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r].

All of these events will require an active PS Plus membership and you can read more about the details on the PlayStation Blog.

Then, EVO 2021 will kick off proper, in an online form on August 6 through 8, and August 13 through 15. Sign-ups are now live and entry is free.

Source – [PlayStation Blog]

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kyoji

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Cant wait for EVO to be held at a venue offline again hopefully next year 2022, but i figured they would expand on it and do something like a tournament series leading up to the big boy.