One of the biggest fighting game tournaments is Evolution Championship Series or EVO. The registration numbers for EVO 2019 and as no surprise, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is sitting at first place.
Evo 2019 Registration Scoreboard April Edition!— Joey Cuellar (@MrWiz) April 2, 2019
1st - Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
2nd - Tekken 7
3rd - Street Fighter V
4th - Mortal Kombat 11
5th - Under Night In Birth
6th - Dragonball FighterZ
7th - Samurai Shodown
8th - Soul Calibur 6
9th - Blazblue: Cross Tag Battle#Evo2019
The news comes from the President of EVO, Joey Cuellar who posted the above tweet onto his personal Twitter account. The tweet showcases the registration scoreboard for each of the respective games and what position they have fallen in from 1st - 9th. At this years EVO, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is sitting at 1st place, with Tekken 7 at 2nd, Street Fighter V at 3rd, the soon to be released Mortal Kombat 11 at 4th and Under the Night In Birth at 5th.
Surprisingly, Bandai Namco's Dragon Ball FighterZ didn't make it into the top 5 despite it having the highest registration rate for EVO 2018. It should also be noted that Super Smash Bros for Wii U or Smash 4 has been retired for this years EVO, alongside Smash Bros. Melee. The registration will be available for EVO 2019 up until July 14th, the actual event for EVO 2019 will be held on August 2nd until August 4th at the Mandalay Bay.
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