The fighting game community (FGC) has undergone a major change in the last five years as Ultra Street Fighter 4 and Street Fighter 5 have ushered in a new generation of competitive fighters. With them come new opportunities for old favorites, including leagues, such as the Capcom Pro Tour, and sponsorships for the best of the best. For many fans and players, there is no bigger tournament than the Evolution Championship Series, now celebrating its 15th year of existence.
If there’s one thing that will never change about the FGC, it’s the unique hype that only a tournament can bring. This weekend, thousands of fighters from all over the world will head to the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas to duke it out across nine main games, plus a plethora of side tourneys, for the chance to be earn the title of Best in the World!
The black and green of Flipsid3 Tactics will be out in full force no matter where you look. The green machine players are competing in Street Fighter V, Injustice 2, and Tekken 7. You’re not going to want to a miss a thing, so keep it locked on F3 social media, including Facebook and Twitter, for up-to-the-minute news on everyone’s progress in the Evolution Championship Series. Don’t forget that, just like last year, you can catch the Street Fighter V Top 8 LIVE on ESPN2 at 10PM Eastern/7PM Pacific!
Since the tournament is in Las Vegas, you can follow the incredible schedule put together by @Acekingoffsuit on Twitter (times are in PST).