EVO Japan 2020 results and recap: A big upset and the Leroy apocalypse – Daily Esports
The third annual EVO Japan occurred this previous weekend in Chiba, Japan and noticed an unimaginable quantity of gifted gamers from throughout the world come to compete. This yr the headlining video games had been Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (which had nearly three,000 entrants!), Street Fighter V: Champion Edition, Tekken 7, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Samurai Shodown, and Soulcalibur VI. Even the decrease entry occasions like Soulcalibur VI nonetheless noticed near 500 registered opponents. The occasion was an exquisite showcase of gifted gamers for every sport represented.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate results
1. SST|Shuton (Olimar)
2. Kome (Shulk)
three. Tea (Pac-Man)
four. R2G|Paseriman (Fox)
5. GW|Zackray (R.O.B., Joker, Mario)
5. TG|Raito (Duck Hunt, Banjo-Kazooie)
7. KEN (Sonic)
7. Shky (Zero Suit Samus)
Street Fighter V results
1. DNG|Nauman (Sakura)
2. Mago (Cammy, Karin)
three. FAV|Sako (Menat, Kage)
four. NuckleDu (G, R. Mika, Cammy, Guile)
5. Infiltration (Juri, Menat, Kolin)
5. DNG|Itabashi Zangief (Abigail, Zangief)
7. Trashbox (Birdie, Ed)
7. YG|Machabo (Necalli)
Having most likely the most stunning results of the occasion, Nauman was capable of take the infamously mid-tier Sakura all the strategy to Grand Finals and win the entire event. He was capable of present the dedication and apply he has put into the character by taking down dozens of high-tier characters. Nauman’s efficiency really showcases what a great place SFV is at the moment in, as whereas there are definitely robust characters, nearly any character can carry out properly with the proper participant.
Tekken 7 results
1. Talon|Book (Leroy)
2. ITO|Mikio (Julia)
three. COOASGAMES|Noroma (Leroy, Steve)
four. EQNX|Ulsan (Kazumi, Bob, Leroy)
5. Liquid|Gen (Leroy, Shaheen)
5. THY|Chikurin (Leroy)
7. Masa (Leroy)
7. Zeugal (Leroy)
The Leroy apocalypse was in full power as the lately launched DLC character as soon as once more fully dominated a significant event. After EVO Japan the staff at Bandai Namco in a short time introduced a steadiness patch can be coming, so extreme nerfs to Leroy are to be anticipated in the close to future.
BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle results
1. YG|Kubo (Yumi, Seth)
2. GRPT|DoraBang (Naoto S., Merkava | ν -No.13-, Naoto Ok. | Others)
three. nk_P (Chie, Vatista)
four. SPB|Noble (Carmine, Vatista | Carmine, Heart | Akatsuki, Heart)
5. Shiroitori (Yosuke, Seth)
5. LOK|Shige (Orie, Izayoi | Weiss, Orie)
7. Sakura Yukke (Yumi, Adachi)
7. Pizamayo (Yuzuriha, Hilda | Blake, Teddie)
Samurai Shodown results
1. Gamera (Shiki)
2. Emujima (Shizumaru)
three. AMTRS|Score (Haohmaru)
four. 7144|Hishow (Shizumaru, Charlotte)
5. Betel (Jubei)
5. KROne|AbaO (Shizumaru)
7. Katsuji (Wan-Fu, Jubei)
7. Teru (Haohmaru)
Soulcalibur VI results
1. BDG|BlueGod (Azwel)
2. Yuttoto (Voldo, Zasalamel, Raphael, Azwel)
three. Illusion|Linkorz (Geralt, Siegfried)
four. PG|Shen Chan (Tira)
5. Oplon|Skyll (Mitsurugi)
5. ASL|TheKura (Kilik)
7. Jashin (Hilde)
7. PULSAR|Noobicyde (Azwel)
Soulcalibur VI continues to impress as EVO Japan’s high eight contained gamers from a number of totally different international locations, together with France and America. Not solely that, character variety in high eight was additionally on full show with a wide range of wildly totally different characters making appearances. But it was all taken by America’s BlueGod and his infamously oppressive Azwel.
In addition, we obtained a few new trailers dropped at the occasion. Soulcalibur VI lastly gave followers their first have a look at gameplay of Haohmaru from Samurai Shodown as the subsequent DLC and visitor character, and he appears to be like nice.
Lastly, we obtained our first have a look at the subsequent season of DLC for Samurai Shodown with a brand new trailer showcasing three new characters. Those characters are Mina Majikina, Sogetsu Kazama, and Iroha.
Sadly, we didn’t hear any information on the upcoming King of Fighters 15, however the sport continues to be scheduled to launch this yr. So we needs to be seeing one thing sooner reasonably than later.
All in all, EVO Japan was an exquisite occasion with loads of nice matches and surprises for opponents and spectators alike. Next up, the predominant EVO occasion will happen July 31 – Aug. 2 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada.