Everything you need to know about the Evolution Championship Series 2022


The Evolution Championship Series (Evo) is the largest and oldest fighting game tournament in the world. It returns to in-person action in August for the first time since 2019. For over 20 years, Evo has brought together the best of the best from around the world in an electric exhibition of skill and fun. Evo 2022 will feature 7,445 competitors from 63 countries, bringing together the love of fighting games from around the world. For more detailed FAQ for Evo 2022, click HERE.

The Evo 2022 calendar of events is online HERE.

Early drafts of the contest and other information about the convention experience, developer booths, vendors, artisans, a self-serve retro arcade, and more. are also available. HERE.

Players and fans from around the world will gather at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino to honor their competitive spirit in an open format tournament crowning the world champions.

Video games in the spotlight during the event:

  • Street Fighter V: Champion’s Edition – PS4 (Capcom)
  • Guilty Gear -Strive- PS4 (Arc System Works)
  • Mortal Kombat 11: Ultimate – PS4 (Warner Bros. Games)
  • TEKKEN 7 – PS4 (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment)
  • DRAGON BALL FighterZ – PS4 (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment)
  • Granblue Fantasy: Versus – PS4 (Cygames and XSEED)
  • Skullgirls: 2nd Encore – PS4 (Fall Games)

From Friday August 5 to Sunday August 7, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. – doors open to participants.

Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino – 3950 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89119 Bayside Exhibit Halls D, E and F in the South Convention Center.

Media accreditation will be picked up at the South Convention Center at the VIP/Special Access desk. Follow the signage in Bayside Hall toward the South Convention Center.

Media credential collection times:

  • Thursday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Friday, 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Sunday August 7 – The finals take place at the Michelob ULTRA Arena


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