Aside from this acquisition, Evo also announced the dates for the Evo Online 2021 event. The games that are part of this online tournament are: Tekken 7, Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition, Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate, and Guilty Gear -Strive-. The event will run from August 6-8, and then in August 13-15. Details for the online qualifiers will be shared in later weeks.
Lastly, even though Evo is effectively, a PlayStation event, Evo business developer Mark Julio stated in a tweet that Evo is still "open to all platforms," and that PlayStation and RTS are allowing Julio's team to work with its community to support fighting games as a whole. As for fans of Super Smash Bros., in a comment with IGN, Nintendo stated that they will continue to assess Evo, and other opportunities as they plan future online and offline Super Smash Bros. tournament events.