Every summer eyes turn to the blistering desert of Las Vegas to watch as the world's greatest fighting game contenders converge for the Evo World Championship. It is the pinnacle of eSports competition and NetherRealm Studios' streak of participation has been confirmed with the 2019 tournament lineup announcement!

Evo head Joey "MrWiz" Cuellar led the livestream announcement of this year's Evo World Championship line-up, announcing expected usual suspects: Tekken 7, Street Fighter V, BlazBlu Cross Tag Battle, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, DragonBall FighterZ, Soulcalibur VI. and Mortal Kombat 11!

MK11 replaces Injustice 2 as the latest offering from the developer, continuing a NetherRealm streak of representation begun with Mortal Kombat (2011). It was the seventh game announced, followed only by Samurai Showdown and Under Night Inbirth.

This year's Evo event takes place August 2nd-4th, giving players a few months to familiarize themselves with the latest in the Mortal Kombat series. MK11 will be released fpr PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch starting April 23rd! Will you contest the 2019 crown? Tell us all about your quest for gold on the Mortal Kombat 11 forum!