LAS VEGAS – August 7, 2022 – The Evolution Championship Series (Evo), one of the most pioneering and storied events in gaming, concluded its finals in Las Vegas by surprising thousands of fans in attendance at the finals with the news that Evo Japan will return to Tokyo on March 31-April 2, 2023. Tokyo Big Sight will host the historic fighting game tournaments, including Guilty Gear -Strive-, The King of Fighters XV, Street Fighter V: Champion Edition, and TEKKEN 7. More games and event activities will be announced in the coming months, along with details on when registration becomes available.
“It is joyous having Evo Japan return to Tokyo for the global fighting game community,” said Rick Thiher, General Manager of Evo. “Japan is the birthplace of competitive fighting games and we can’t wait to open the doors at Tokyo Big Sight next spring to continue celebrating their legacy with players and fans worldwide.”
Evo Las Vegas welcomed more than 7,000 competitors from 63 countries on August 5-7, who faced off in a combination of new and returning fighting games.For more information on Evo 2022, players and fans can check out Evo.gg.