Complications owed to the COVID-19 pandemic and Delta variant of the microorganism person caused the cancellation of different gaming event. This time, it was the culmination of this year’s online Evolution Championship Series, commonly known arsenic Evo, which was acceptable for an in-person lawsuit this November. The cancellation announcement came successful a statement connected the Evo website and aboriginal connected Twitter. You tin work the implicit connection below.
The extremity of the Evo Showcase is to bring unneurotic the champion players from astir the satellite successful a live, in-person format. Due to the continuing complications of COVID-19 and the dispersed of the Delta Variant we person made the pugnacious determination to cancel the Evo 2021 Showcase.
The players invited to enactment successful the Evo 2021 Showcase correspond galore of the champion fighters successful the world. We’re incredibly saddened to cancel the event. The Evo squad volition beryllium contacting each subordinate individually to admit their efforts. We stay dedicated to Evo’s ngo of celebrating the FGC, and volition proceed to enactment towards the instrumentality of the big, unrecorded events that you expect from us.
Evo Online 2021 took spot implicit 2 weekends successful August. Players fought it retired online successful 5 header games: Street Fighter V: Champion Edition, Tekken 7, Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate, Guilty Gear Strive, and Skullgirls 2nd Encore. The winners from every regional tournament were acceptable to conscionable up successful Las Vegas and vie to spot who was the champion successful the satellite successful their respective warring crippled this November. Now that the lawsuit is nary longer happening, the Evo squad has decided to “individually recognize” the efforts of these determination champions.
Next twelvemonth is expected to beryllium the afloat instrumentality of in-person Evo successful Las Vegas. The tourney took spot successful Vegas for implicit a decennary earlier organizational contention and COVID hit. While present owned by PlayStation, Evo hasn’t been rather arsenic large oregon prestigious arsenic it had been earlier its aggregate derailments successful 2020. Let’s anticipation the plans to get the warring crippled assemblage unneurotic for the largest tourney of the twelvemonth aren’t thwarted yet again for 2022’s event.