The numbers are in — how many fighters are taking on the challenge in Tokyo?
Now that Evo Japan competitor registration has concluded, we can see how the numbers stack up for each title on the roster. And the results are (in descending order):
- Street Fighter V: 2,256
- Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2: 1,225
- Tekken 7: 1,200
- Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: 793
- BlazBlue: Central Fiction: 633
- The King of Fighters XIV: 557
- ARMS: 340
Final Evo Japan 2018 Numbers!
— Joey Cuellar (@MrWiz) December 31, 2017
Unsurprisingly, SFV still pulled the largest number of entries, and Nintendo’s more unusual title came in last. Many have called attention to KOFXIV’s strong number of registrants, being not far behind BlazBlue and well exceeding the number of competitors at Evo 2017 in Las Vegas.
Now, if you want to get a seat to view the Evo Japan Sunday finals, tickets will go on sale at 9:00 AM PT of January 5, 2018:
We release Day3(Sunday) tickets for overseas on Jan. 5th at
9:00 AM (PST)
5:00 PM (GMT)
2:00 AM (JST, next day.)
All kinds of seats (zone S, A, B and standing) are available. Paypal accont will be needed to purchase it. Thank you for your patience to keep waiting so long.
— EVO Japan (@EVOJapanNews) December 30, 2017
Those interested in applying for media passes, head over to the Evo Japan media application page before January 15th.