Thanks to a grassroots effort by Pig of the Hut () & Claude Von Stroke -- Mortal Kombat (2011) is returning to the Evo World Championships for an unofficial fourth year of tournament action -- this Saturday! [full story]

Mortal Kombat Online is so excited by the event, we're proud to announce our involvement as a sponsor by providing Limited Edition Mortal Kombat Klassic Fight Sticks as prizes for both tournament Winner - and the Runner-Up!

These come with special thanks to Performance Designed Products (PDP) -- who provided the prizes in partnership with Mortal Kombat Online! PDP have been official Mortal Kombat fight stick makers since 2011 -- designing the original Tournament Edition Stick especially for the game!

The Limited Edition Klassic fight sticks come with artwork and ergonomic layouts inspired by klassic arcade cabinets! Authentic Suzo-Happ components are housed in a high quality box complete with memory foam underside for home gaming comfort! Each stick -- for the console of the winners' choice -- also includes a download code for Mortal Kombat: Arcade Kollection!

Players will also be competing for their share of a crowd sourced pot currently at $1500.00! Series co-creator & MK2011 Creative Director Ed Boon will also be at Evo to present signed limited edition t-shirts to the Top 8 players [@noobde]!

Tournament registration officially ends Friday, 12am. The action kicks off 6pm [PST] streaming live online via Stream of the Hut on Saturday, July 12! For full info refer to Mortal Kombat Evo Side-Tournament Details!

Register to share the hype with us on the forum as we gear up for a fourth year of Mortal Kombat @ Evo! Check out the main article for players attending - and what 2-time Evo World Champion is saying about his return to Vegas!