Tournament:EVO 2018

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EVO 2018
Dates August 3rd-5th, 2018
Venue Mandalay Bay Events Center
Address/City Las Vegas, Nevada USA
Director(s) Mr. Wizard, Bear, Ponder, inkblot, MarkMan

Evolution 2018, or simply EVO 2018, is the upcoming 17th edition of the Evolution Championship Series, a fighting game tournament held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada. EVO 2018 is scheduled to take place on August 3rd to 5th, 2018, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. It was announced on February 6th, by EVO's tournament director Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar, that both Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U would be featured as official games on the EVO 2018 game lineup. The event will see the return of Melee on the Sunday finals, as Smash 4 was on the main stage in the previous year.[1][2]

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Switch is confirmed to replace Super Smash Bros. for Wii U in the event it is released in time for EVO 2018.[3]

Official Game Lineup[edit]

Finals Game Entrants Pot Size
Sunday Street Fighter V TBA TBA
Sunday Dragon Ball FighterZ TBA TBA
Sunday Tekken 7 TBA TBA
Sunday Super Smash Bros. Melee TBA TBA
Sunday Guilty Gear Xrd REV2 TBA TBA
TBA Super Smash Bros. for Wii U TBA TBA
TBA BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle TBA TBA
TBA Injustice 2 TBA TBA



  • This is the first year where the lineup announcement stream was not co-hosted by Mike Ross. Instead, Tekken Project and EVO staff member Mark "MarkMan" Julio was the co-host.
  • This is the first EVO since 2014 that doesn't feature a total of nine games in the main EVO lineup.

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