Concerns regarding COVID-19 caused the cancellation of most of the main gaming events of 2020. Beginning with E3 2020, we saw all of the events which were planned for this summer being canceled. Today, organizers of the EVO 2020 announced that the event will be online only because of COVID-19 concerns.
A message from the Evo team… pic.twitter.com/ANXUXDiNGK
— EVO (@EVO) May 1, 2020
Above, you can find the official announcement made on Twitter by the organizers. The event was to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 31 – August 2. Now, players will be able to follow the event online, which will be on a much smaller scale.
“Due to COVID-19, we are sadly canceling EVO 2020 at Mandalay Bay and refunding all purchased tickets. But to keep the EVO spirit alive, we’re bringing the event online this summer. More information coming soon! The health and well-being of our community is our highest priority. We hope everyone stays safe during this time,” reads the announcement.
If you have already bought your ticket, you don’t have to be concerned about it. All the tickets are now being refunded by the organizers. Also, organizers state that the form for the tournament registrations will be online soon. As the biggest fighting tournament will be online only, we will share all the new details with you. Therefore, do not forget to follow us for the latest news.