Evo 2017 Fighting Game Tournament Lineup Revealed

Eight confirmed games revealed along with user vote candidates for EVO 2017.

The lineup of games that will be played at the Evolution 2017 fighting game tournament has been revealed.

Mainstays such as Street Fighter V, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and Tekken 7 are included, along with a number of new games making their Evo debut. Among these are NetherRealm Studios’ Injustice 2 and SNK’s The King of Fighters XIV.

The tournament’s organisers are also giving the public an opportunity to decide one of the games that will be played by donating to a charity fundraiser hosted on Indiegogo and submitting their vote. The choices include Pokken Tournament, Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3, Killer Instinct, Mortal Kombat XL, Nintendo Switch launch title Arms, and Nidhogg, among others.

The full list of confirmed Evo 2017 games, as well as the public vote options, can be found below.

Confirmed Games

  • Street Fighter 5
  • Tekken 7
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee
  • Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
  • BlazBlue: Central Fiction
  • The King of Fighters XIV
  • Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2
  • Injustice 2

Up for Vote

  • Pokken Tournament
  • Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3
  • Killer Instinct
  • Mortal Kombat XL
  • Skullgirls 2nd Encore
  • Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo
  • Nidhogg
  • Windjammers
  • Arms

Evo 2017 is scheduled to take place from July 14 to July 16 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.


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