Sony has introduced PlayStation Tournaments: Evo Lounge, an all-new reside present that may function “thrilling content material and divulges” from high combating recreation builders and publishers.
Capcom (Avenue Fighter), Warner Bros., (MultiVersus, Mortal Kombat, Injustice), Bandai Namco (Tekken, Dragon Ball FighterZ), Arc System Works (Responsible Gear), and SNK (King of Fighters) will all take part within the reside present, which airs reside from Evo 2022 on August 5 and 6, in response to PlayStation Weblog.
Sony hasn’t hinted at the kind of bulletins we are able to count on, however contemplating the breadth of acclaimed collection between the collaborating corporations, combating recreation followers will seemingly wish to tune into the present — or keep tuned to IGN for any large bulletins. Evo Lounge will probably be hosted by unspecified gamers and commentators from the combating recreation neighborhood.
This would be the first in-person Evo occasion held by Sony, who bought the event in 2021. (The corporate held a digital-only occasion final August, however canceled the in-person Evo Showcase because of COVID-19 considerations.)
Sony beforehand introduced the nine-game Evo 2022 lineup: Avenue Fighter 5: Championship Version, Responsible Gear Attempt, Mortal Kombat 11 Final, Tekken 7, King of Fighters 15, Melty Blood: Sort Lumina, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Granblue Fantasy: Versus, and Skullgirls: 2nd Encore.
Smash Bros. is notably absent from the lineup, as Nintendo selected to not take part in Evo 2022.
Jordan is a contract author for IGN.