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The Mecca of Fighting Game Tournaments, Evolution or EVO, has a new king of the hill when it comes to most player entries. In a tweet from EVO staff member, Joey Cuellar, it became clear that Smash Bros. Ultimate is the new top game at the tournament.

Joey Cuellar on Twitter

Evo 2019 Final Numbers! Smash Ultimate – 3492 Street Fighter V – 1929 Tekken 7 – 1885 Samurai Shodown – 1719 Mortal Kombat 11 – 1567 Unist – 1156 DragonBall FighterZ – 1191 Soul Calibur 6 – 742 BlazBlue:CTB – 640 #Evo2019

It must also be stated that this is the first tournament in many years that fan favorite, Smash Melee will not be at the tournament. Also, first year game Samurai Shodown sees more than 1.7k entries beating out fellow freshman game Mortal Kombat 11 and 2018’s top game, Dragonball Fighterz.


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