The number one competitive fighting game tournament is returning home, Japan to be exact. Japan EVO 2018 is currently streaming the annual fighting game event will feature the world’s top fighting game talent from: Japan, America, United Kingdom and South Korea they will all be meeting from January 26th – 28th 2018. 

Evo Japan starts at 4pm PT (9am JST) on Jan. 26 and finishes on Jan. 28. All matches will take place at in Akihabara, Japan in the Akihabara UDX complex.

Check out the seven fighting games that are part of EVO JAPAN 2018:

  1. Street Fighter V
  2. Tekken 7
  3. Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2
  4. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
  5. Blazblue Centralfiction
  6. The King of Fighters XIV
  7. ARMS

The overall winner of Japan EVO 2018 will receive the title as the Japan EVO 2018 fighting game competitor and a 1,000,000 yen which is approximately ($9,000) in the US and (£6500.0000) in the United Kingdom. Each game will have a prize pool apart from Smash Bros and ARMS with a prize pool of two new unnamed Nintendo titles.

You can watch EVO Japan 2018 through two live stream services: 

  1.  Twitch 

  2.  OPENREC 

Check out the full stream schedule below / January 26-28th 2018 (JST) :


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Photo credits via EVO Japan





Date published: 27/01/18

Written by: Joseph Opoku 

Source: (1) Japan Evo [Twitter] (2) Japan Evo [Official Website] (3) Dotesport [EVO JAPAN 2018 Schedule]

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