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Street Fighter 5 nets record breaking 5,065 entrants at EVO 2016; here are the final registration numbers for each game

Posted by Steven 'Dreamking23' Chavez • July 1, 2016 at 1:48 p.m. PDT • Comments: 65

The largest fighting game event of the year, EVO 2016, is right around the corner. Players all over the world are preparing to do battle for top honors in the nine games on the tournament's main line up, not to mention side events.

With registration officially closing last night, the final entrant numbers have been released by EVO tournament organizer Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar.

This year's event has seen some of the highest numbers in the history of the fighting game community, with numerous records being broken. Looking at the final entrants for each game, we see that Street Fighter 5 has netted the most registrants, coming in at a whopping 5,065 competing players.

Other games such as Super Smash Bros. 4, Melee, and Pokken Tournament have all hit over 1,000 entrants, making this EVO one of, if not, the most stacked tournaments in the series we've ever seen.

You can check out the full breakdown below.

Final EVO 2016 registration numbers

Street Fighter 5 - 5065
Super Smash Bros. 4 - 2637
Super Smash Bros. Melee - 2350
Pokken Tournament- 1165
Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator - 903
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3- 770
Mortal Kombat XL - 707
Tekken 7 - 543
Killer Instinct - 540

CurlyW has put together a chart that compares the 2016 entrant numbers to 2015's. For the games that returned this year, you can see the percentage of which they increased or decreased since last year.

EVO 2016 to 2015 enrants comparison image #1
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Source: Mr. Wizard.

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