Bandai-Namco’s licensed tag-team fighter currently has the highest number of entrants of any fighting game at the EVO tournament, according to its organizer.
EVO, the biggest yearly fighting game tournament in the world, is the central place for a lot of competitive fighting game players. Mr. Wizard, the organizer of the tournament, tweeted out a list of games ranked by the order of Dragon Ball FighterZ is currently leading the player count, even over headlining fighter Street Fighter V.
According to Mr. Wizard, the current ranking is:
- Dragon Ball FighterZ
- Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition
- Tekken 7
- Super Smash Bros. Melee
- Super Smash Bros. Wii U
- BlazBlue Cross-Tag Battle
- Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2
- Injustice 2
Without numbers, the rankings don’t tell us much, and they tell us even less this far out from the tournament’s August 3 date. Maybe Street Fighter competitors sign up late, maybe Injustice 2 comes from behind at the last second and rocks everyone’s world, who knows. It’s still interesting to see where it stands right now.
What game are you most excited to see at EVO?
I’m personally pretty excited to see Dragon Ball FighterZ played, as the competitive scene has gotten really interesting. I hope the EVO finals for all these games have a lot of surprises and people who aren’t considered favorites competing.