The first day of Evo 2022 is set to feature a plethora of exciting matches across numerous different fan-favorite fighting game titles, but in addition to the tournament action, fans can look forward to several live streams scheduled to include updates, news, and announcements for various products.
Since there’s a lot going on today here on day 1, we are rounding up the live streams you’ll want to see here in one place so you can follow along with the latest news. On the docket today is a presentation from Arcade1Up, a Guilty Gear Strive panel, a King of Fighters 15 panel, and more.
Those who want some Evo 2022 content in between matches will definitely have a lot to sink their teeth into today as there will essentially be live streams running all day. Below you will find a list of the things we know are taking place, where to watch, and when, and we aim to update this story throughout the day as new programs go live.
Arcade1Up “That 1Up Show” ft. Justin Wong—Concluded
The company behind the modern home arcade cabinet is gearing up for a special Evo presentation that they’re calling That 1Up Show. This broadcast will be hosted by Justin Wong and Liv, and fans can expect “exclusive news and giveaways” throughout the stream.
That 1Up Show will be going live at 9 am PT and can be viewed on Arcade1Up’s official YouTube channel.
Arc System Works “The Past, Present, and Future of the Guilty Gear Series” panel — Live Now
Arc System Works is holding a panel today that is set to discuss all things Guilty Gear. The company has confirmed that they will be sharing new details on the upcoming Guilty Gear Strive Season 2 during this live stream, so you’ll definitely want to tune in for the latest updates.
Guilty Gear series creator Daisuke Ishiwatari will be in attendance and chatting with host Mark “MarkMan” Julio and special guest Jiyuna on the panel.
You will be able to view this special broadcast on the official Evo Twitch channel. This program is set to begin at 10 am PT.
King of Fighters 15 developer panel — 2:15 p.m. PT
Another developer panel is scheduled for later today. The team behind King of Fighters 15 will sit down to talk about the game and likely field questions from the audience.
The game’s chief producer Yasuyuki Oda, assistant producer Joshua Weatherford, and game director Kaito Soranaka will all be sitting in on this panel. You can also view it on the official Evo Twitch channel.
Street Fighter 6 “Real Time Commentary Feature” panel — 5:30 p.m. PT
If you’re itching for some more Street Fighter 6, say no more, fam. A program called the “Real Time Commentary Feature” panel is set to take place this evening and will feature commentators Vicious and Aru.
These two individuals have slowed their talents to the new commentary feature in Street Fighter 6, actually commentating matches as they play out in real time. We will likely learn more about how this feature was built, how it works, and hear more from both Vicious and Aru during the panel.
You can catch this show at 5:30 pm PT on the official Evo Twitch channel.
Evo Lounge — 10 a.m. – all day
For those looking for continual Evo content all day, you can hop into the Evo Lounge live show. This broadcast is set to begin when the Evo tournament itself does, and will essentially be running for the duration of Evo today and tomorrow.
This program promises “top-shelf curated show coverage, bracket updates, interviews with players, and exciting content and reveals from developers and publishers, such as Arc System Works, Warner Bros. Games, Capcom, SNK, and Bandai Namco Entertainment, as well as all the latest from the scene with pro players and casters.” Those who watch are also in for some sneak peaks and the latest news on fan-favorite games.
The Evo Lounge live show will be available for viewing on PlayStation’s Twitch channel and YouTube.
George is Digismak’s reported cum editor with 13 years of experience in Journalism