EVO featured many new game announcements for the FGC to enjoy. These announcements include:
- New Guilty Gear announced. Releases in 2020.
- Season 3 for Tekken revealed. Includes Zafina and a new original character, Leroy Smith. Zafina will release in September 2019, Leroy is scheduled to release in Winter, and the entire season will be released by spring 2020.
- Soul Calibur VI added Cassandra to the Season 1 DLC and will be adding 4 more characters in Season 2. Samurai Shodown’s Haohmaru will be appearing as a guest DLC character as a part of the Soul Calibur VI and Samurai Shodown collaboration.
- The King of Fighters XV is in development.
- BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle will include Yumi from Senran Kagura: Estival Versus, Blitztank and Akatsuki from Akatsuki Blitzkampf, and Neo Politan from RWBY. These previews can be seen here. 9 new characters in total will enter the fray for $24.99 on November 21st, 2019.
- The first DLC character for Samurai Shodown, Rimururu, was playable in the new version shown off. The release date for this DLC is currently this August.
- Dragon Ball FighterZ officially revealed Janemba, who releases on August 8th, and a first look at Gogeta SSGSS here.
- Under Night In-Birth is getting a new version called Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r]. Set to release in Early 2020.
- Granblue Fantasy Versus reveals a new sidescroller RPG mode both for co-op and single player. With Eleven characters at launch, Granblue Fantasy Versus will launch on February 6th, 2020 in Japan.
- Mighty Fight Federation, an Arena Fighter with inspiration taken from Power Stone, enters Steam Early Access in Q4 of 2019.
- Riot Games confirmed that they're developing a fighting game.
- Snake at Tekken?!: Unfortunately, this turned out to be a prank by the official EVO staff. David Hayer, the voice of Snake, gave an official statement on the joke.
Author's Note: What do you think? Personally? I'm pumped for the new Guilty Gear, new King of Fighters, Granblue Fantasy Versus, Mighty Fight Federation, and BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle.