LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 05: Tekken 7 finalists battle it out on stage during EVO 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on August 5, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Joe Buglewicz/Getty Images)

Photo by Joe Buglewicz/Getty Images

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.

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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