In a recent Arc System Works stream–the same one that showed off the new opening for REV 2–the news of Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2’s and BlazBlue: Central Fiction’s inclusion in Evo 2017 was celebrated with the announcement of a $10,000 prize pool bonus for each title.
After showing off Baiken and Answer they celebrated both Rev2 and BBCF being at EVO and will be putting 10,000 dollars into each game! pic.twitter.com/6mjwIEselE
— Anime FGC News (@AFGCNews) March 26, 2017
This is obviously a very significant contribution to the pot, which is only piling on to the already feverish hype for these anime games both taking their place on the main stage this year. This also might be a good sign for ASW’s future plans for the community, as they may be looking to provide even more support in the days to come.