PlayStation Announces EVO Community Series Fighting Game Tournaments

To hype up the next EVO Championship Series Tournament this year, PlayStation will be hosting the EVO Community Series PS4 tournaments.

Basically, this series will be three separate fighting game tournaments leading up to EVO 2021. The tournament will also be the first time Guilty Gear Strive will be represented in an official non-beta capacity.

Plus, Asia fighting game pros and players can start joining this PlayStation-branded tournament starting 26 June. Select matches from these tournaments will be broadcasted on Twitch and YouTube. Here are the details:

FGC Arcade EVO Edition

Date: 10th – 22nd June
Games: Granblue Fantasy Versus, Guilty Gear Strive, Mortal Kombat 11, Tekken 7
Regions: North America, Europe
Prize Pool: US$20,000
Requirements: Active PS Plus membership required, 18+ age. Full rules here.

PlayStation Tournaments EVO 2021 Online Warm-Up

Dates: 26 June – 13 July
Games: Guilty Gear Strive, MK11 Ultimate, Street Fighter 5 Champion Edition, Tekken 7
Regions: North America, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Asia
Prize Pool: US$19,000
Requirements: Active PS Plus membership required, 18+ age. Full rules here.

PlayStation Tournaments EVO 2021 Online Side Tournaments

Dates: 8th July – 3rd August
Games: BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Granblue Fantasy: Versus, Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. Maxi Boost ON, Skullgirls 2nd Encore, Soulcalibur VI, Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r]
Regions: North America, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Asia, Japan
Prize Pool: US$35,000
Requirements: Active PS Plus membership required, 16+ age. Full rules here.

On a related note, you can now sign up for EVO 2021 Online Asia, happening from 5th to 15th August.

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