This weekend a huge offline major is finally coming back to grace us in the form of Combo Breaker 2022, taking place as usual in Schaumburg, Chicago, Illinois, USA
It’s a huge event so the player roster is basically endless, but here’s a sampling of the participants: FATE|Arslan Ash, EG|SonicFox, PG|Punk, NYChrisG, Reynald, BMS|Wawa, XSET|iDom, DUSG|Gen , Justin Wong, Moist|Hotashi, TSM|Leffen, Bandits|MenaRD, Yasha, Intel|Razzo, Rewind, TxC|ViolentKain, CRaZY|SuperAkouma, PAR|FlashMetroid, VGIA|Shanks, PG|Esam, RR|Mono, PG| HookGangGod , LZR|Hayatei, ZomBmu, EG|Dekillsage, Joey Fury, TxC|El Rosa, MVD, TempestNYC, LostSoul, DUSG|Rangchu, ScrawtVermillion, Shuaboo, DF|Teiga, RobTV, Shadow20z, Ned, RB|Anakin, Nephew, Rise|Nitro, Buscar Luz, Ikan, Kasuga, RW|Cloud, Diaphone, PG|WaDi, GU|Monarch, LDN|Wade, Masoma, DUSG|Pinya, Boom, T7G|Scorpionprocs, VMP|Ailerus, DeadXPride, Silent, Foxof42 , MASH|Escalante, Psykotik, DEUX|Incendiate, HB|Evasion, Gourmate|Sketch, Triviality, HoneyBee, KenInBlack, WingZero, Flowerman, Kombat, Swiftfox-Dash, Uri, Filipinoman, THG|Ogyawn, Typhas, TMG|Tamago, YUZU | Ganondeurf, EMGG|JustAKid, AR|Wero Asamiya, MightyMar, PAG|Vi ckiViper, Deo, Kain, SenpaiSpyder, VMP|MiniMaww and many more.
As always, Combo Breaker is an absolutely gigantic event with a total of almost 3,000 participants and a multitude of games played.
Guilty Gear Strive is the leader with over 1,050 participants, followed by King of Fighters 15 with over 600 participants. After that we have Tekken 7 at over 550, Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition at almost 450, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate just under 400, BlazBlue: Central Fiction at over 260, and the classic Mystery Game Tournament at just over 250 right next to Melty Blood: Enter Lumina also over 250 while Dragon Ball FighterZ sits at 230 participants.
Granblue Fantasy Versus is over 190 players with Under Night In-Birth EXE: Late[cl-r] sit on the same level as the participants. Mortal Kombat 11 comes in at just over 150, while Street Fighter 3: 3rd Strike and Skullgirls: 2nd Encore each have over 140 contestants. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Killer Instinct also have over 100 entries and while they didn’t quite reach the 100 player mark, there are also tournaments for Vampire Savior (Darkstalkers), Soul Calibur 6 and Super Street Fighter 2: Turbo, Them’s Fighting Herds, Nickelodeon All-Star Battle, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles x Justice League, Bloody Roar Extreme, and Brawlhalla.
Streamed at Team Spooky, TenoMedia, BG Callisto, FunkyP, Low Kick Esports, Tampa Never Sleeps, Data FGC, Vampire…