EVO 2017: Win a Nintendo Switch in Pokken Tournament DX

Joan Terry
July 15, 2017

Wii U tournament at EVO 2017 will see its finals being aired on TV this weekend. The block will officially be kicking off on Saturday, July 15th, and will air on Disney XD from 9pm to 3am.

Disney's airing of the Smash Bros. finals will be the second major live broadcast of EVO 2017 alongside ESPN's airing of the finals for Street Fighter V during the national fighting game competition.

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The Evolution Championship Series, Evo for short, brings together video gamers from around the world to compete in fighting-style games.

Games in attendance this year will be as follows: Street Fighter V, Tekken 7, Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2, Injustice 2, Super Smash Bros. Melee, BlazBlue: Central Fiction, The King of Fighters XIV, and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. Ran by a handful of TOs (tournament organizers), their aim is to get side tournaments going for games that maybe aren't as popular as main events but still have a following. The broadcast will begin on Sunday night at 6pm ET/3pm PT. "This summer, we're collaborating with leading creative partners in the industry to deliver original programming, access to some of the biggest esports tournaments and leagues, and entry to key gaming-related events". ESPN has broadcast several esports events in the past, including SFV at Evo previous year and the Capcom Cup in December, Madden NFL 16 Championship, Heroes of the Storm, Halo and Federation Internationale de Football Association 17.

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