For the first time ever, the world?s biggest Street Fighter competition, EVO 2016 Street Fighter V Tournament, is going to be aired live on national television from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Aside from the network that will cover the championship, we are also going to give you the website where you can stream the show online.
The tournament started last Friday, July 15, and will conclude this Sunday, July 17. Fan favorites Daigo, JWong, and Tokida have already been eliminated but knowing the fact that there are players who managed to get rid of the three is certainly the reason why the tournament is more interesting.
Now, for the championship round, ESPN2 will televise it live. The coverage will start at 10 p.m. Eastern Time. Aside from the TV network, fans can also visit Twitch and Watch ESPN to stream the live conclusion of the competition.
Meanwhile, according to reports, EVO 2016 Street Fighter V Tournament has been more successful than the previous ones breaking records for most entrants in a single game after just four days of registration.
?The Street Fighter V World Championship will be one of the must-see competitions from the Evo Finals,? said John Lasker, vice president of programming and acquisitions of ESPN Digital Media. ?We are always exploring ways to serve the growing and passionate audience of competitive gaming, and we look forward to delivering this event to fans,? he added.
On the other hand, Chief Executive Officer Joey Cuellar of EVO also share his thoughts about the upcoming live telecast of the championship by ESPN. ?Evo is excited to bring the energy and excitement of our world finals to a wider audience. ESPN brings us an amazing opportunity to showcase the fighting game community competing at its highest level,? he said.
With regards to the championship, Fuudo and MOV will face in the winner?s bracket as well as Yukadon and INFILTRATION. Meanwhile, in the loser?s bracket, L.I. Joe will go up against Nemo, and Go1 will face Eita.
There you have it! Some of the key details about the live coverage of EVO 2016 Street Fighter V Tournament. Who do you think will come out victorious? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.