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Frosty Faustings XV 2023 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend we'll be seeing one of the first big offline majors of the year with the 2023 installment of Frosty Faustings and as always it'll be taking place in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

Notable players participating include Razer|Umisho, ONi|NBNHMR, TSM|Leffen, Moist|Hotashi, Liquid|Riddles, Solstice, ScrawtVermillion, JIG|Kedako, KizzieKay, Slash, Lacid, Bean, Zane, Rise|Inzem, Nitro, ZomBmu, Intel|Razzo, EMGG|Justakid, Nezu, LostSoul, Seis Mx, Shuaboo, M&I|TempestNYC, DualKevin, LegendaryyPred, Zando, EMGG|Masoma, Wero Asamiya, Mystic, Buscar Luz, FAT|Jermanji, Lupro, STG|K-Top, Jyoung|Kuro, Foo, Monarch, Neokarsh, YARUCREW|Seth, Uri, THG|Ogyawn, TN|Yurikov, Crocs N' Socks, Moist|SaltOne, Diaphone, Proton|Coach Steve, Elyon, Callisto, Dtownsking, wG|ApolloKage, BassMage and many more.

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Granblue Fantasy Versus Rising's new Fall Guys-like multiplayer mode is a fun experiment for fighting games

After years of waiting and requests, Granblue Fantasy Versus fans finally got their wishes mostly fulfilled with the announcement that a sequel is on the way this year featuring both rollback netcode and cross-platform play, but that's not all the new game is going to be bringing in for players.

Cygames and Arc System Works also revealed a brand new multiplayer mode for Granblue Fantasy Versus Rising called Grand Bruise Legends, which brings Fall Guys-like multiplayer minigames to the fighting game.

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iDom releases sillier tier list ranking how much characters 'carried' him in Street Fighter, Marvel vs. Capcom, Mortal Kombat and more

Update: iDom has now released a video going over his carried tier list picks, which you can check out in the story below.

Everyone here should at least know XSET|iDom as the Capcom Cup 2019 champion for Street Fighter 5, but he's been competing across many major fighting games from the past decade too with success.

The top player and rising New York City scene leader recently put together a sillier tier list idea ranking how much his main characters have "carried" him across Street Fighter 5, Ultra Street Fighter 4, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, Mortal Kombat X, Mortal Kombat 11, Injustice, Guilty Gear Strive, Dragon Ball FighterZ and Granblue Fantasy Versus.

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Granblue Fantasy Versus Rising's first new character reveal teased by developers and we're almost certain we know who it is

At the Granblue Fantasy Festival which happened just the other day, fans of the CyGames-published and Arc System Works-developed Granblue Fantasy Versus were treated to something very special in the form of the announcement of a sequel, which will have rollback netcode, crossplay, retouched graphics, new gameplay mechanics and more.

Another detail highlighted at the time was there will be new characters coming to the game as well as other new content, such as stages. One such stage was shown and very clearly hints towards a special faction of characters within the source game Granblue Fantasy, and there is one specific character among this group who stands out as the most likely. Keep reading below for a analysis of the information we've been given and why I feel it points towards this character in particular.

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Granblue Fantasy Versus Version 2.85 patch notes released for the game's final major update

Fighting game fans were recently surprised with the announcement of Granblue Fantasy Versus Rising as a new title, but that doesn't mean the original game is done just yet.

Cygames and Arc System Works just released the Version 2.85 patch notes for Granblue Fantasy Versus to detail all that's contained within the fighter's final major update.

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GBVS Community League Regional Finals results

Update: This story has been updated with final results for all three of the Asia, Europe and North America regions.

The next few weeks, we'll be seeing the Regional Finals of the Granblue Fantasy Versus Community League taking place for its respective regions with Asia happening the first week, Europe the second week and North America the third week.

Notable players participating in these finals include WIZ|Dragoi, ZomBmu, ZJZ, Fitizen, Shuaboo, Svampen, Seo, Yoro, SenpaiSpyder, mirri, Pida and a bunch more.

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Granblue Fantasy: Versus Rising announced as upcoming sequel to Granblue Fantasy: Versus coming in 2023

A sequel to Granblue Fantasy: Versus has been announced. The next game in the fighting game spinoff series is apparently being called Granblue Fantasy: Versus Rising.

The newly revealed trailer begins by showing off gameplay featuring a fight between Gran and Katalina. It quickly becomes apparent that this truly is a sequel considering the usage of brand new moves.

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Steam's Winter Sale and PlayStation's Holiday 2022 Sale saved the best fighting game deals of the year until the very end

Update: This story has been updated with the long list of Steam Winter Sale fighting game specials as well as PlayStation.

If you're still looking for last-minute digital Christmas presents or just need to get caught up on some fighting game releases, now seems to be the perfect time to do so.

PlayStation's Holiday Sale is now underway with many of the best deals on fighting games we've seen all year — including some titles that hardly ever get discounted.

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Install 2022 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Install 2022 is an offline major happening this weekend and is the biggest ongoing tournament series in its native land of Finland. It will be taking place in this country's capital city, Helsinki.

Notable players attending include Wade, Kayne, Vaalix, DrGoodlag, LoHii, Harmonica, T3|Trukki3, RVA|Yonzai, Shady, mirri, Xuses|Seyhan, Rise|Inzem, Wauhti, TTP|Jalis, Raskkii, Tofma3, Esakki3, Rygand, ZoKHiZ, Tikvik, C4IQ|Suiruudan and many more.

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GBVS CyGames Cup Autumn 2022 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Another installment of the GBVS CyGames Cup is upon us to round out 2022, though this one is a bit more extravagant than usual.

Players competing in the finals of this competition are Gamera, Tororo, PGW|Ren, Tako, Debagame, Shio, KamikiC, TNT|Rookies, Hinoki no Bou, Buggy, Ouen, Retto, Yamana, Takashi and Edamakoto.

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MultiVersus is no longer the most popular fighting game on PC, nor is it even #2

MultiVersus absolutely destroyed records when it released this Summer as the biggest fighting game launch on PC ever, but it's apparently failed to maintain that momentum and initial success in the following months.

Where Warner Bros.' platform fighter once eclipsed the rest of the genre's active players on Steam combined, MultiVersus has exponentially dropped in its user count to the point where it can't be even the definitive number two in terms of popularity.

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Ultimate Fighting Arena 2022 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Ultimate Fighting Arena is back in action for 2022 and it's taking place in Paris, France again.

Notable players competing at this event include MisterCrimson, PG|Punk, BMS|Wawa, AMTRS|Score, 00|Phenom, Solary|Yasha, JoKa, Solary|Glutonny, CRaZY|SuperAkouma, ZETA|Tea, Oplon|Skyll, Kayne, GIA|Shanks, CO|Go1, KDF|Ulsan, NASR|AngryBird, EDM|Bloom4Eva, Kilzyou, NASR|BigBird, Talon|Kkokkoma, EQNX|CuddleCore, DZ|Noka, The4philzz, GO|Luffy, Chag, HG|Danielmado, BIG|Sephiblack, gwak.fr|Victor, Wade, GIA|Sisqui, Zane, Frionel, Glitch|Nyphi, Zouni, BubblanAB7, VS|WhiteAshX, NEVIR, 8LX|HIKARU and of course many, many more.

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Defend the North 2022 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend will see Defend the North return to action in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.

Notable players attending the event include XSET|iDom, PG|Punk, Justin Wong, RZR|Umisho, Intel|Razzo, TSM|ChrisCCH, Smug, END|Shine, PAR|Ty, PAG|PachuKOF, Justakid, LostSoul, Kudo, LegendaryyPred, Rise|Nitro, BC|NYCFurby, FightingGM, Filipinoman, BLM|Teiga, BV3|Linkorz, Hikari, DEUS|Incendiate, OmegaXcn, NYC|Mashermike, M&I|TempestNYC, NecroUndine, DF|RomeHimself, BC|LordKnight, K7 Showoff, DoubleLL and many more.

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The Mixup 2022 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Mixup 2022 is happening this weekend in Lyon, France.

Notable players set to compete include TSM|Leffen, CRaZY|SuperAkouma, Solary|Yasha, MisterCrimson, Talon|Kkokkoma, VG|MysticSmash, NASR|Latif, JoKa, GIA|Shanks, BIG|Sephiblack, Fergus, Takamura, RooKang, Zando, GL|Tetsu, Ryan Hart, Orange|Kayane, PdM|Sonic-san, MrPOW, Ducky, NSxC|PataChu, Oplon|Skyll, Chickenmaru, Darth Seppius, OBAssassin, NSxC|WhiteBl4ck, mYi|Kirakira, Mik, GIA|Uriel Legion, Will2Pac, TryKeazer, HG|MitrustStorm, HG|Danielmado, NGI|TalesOfMrE, Ghirlanda, RIZE|Ayorichie, Shirdel, GG|Tibetano, Arefu and many more.

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CEOtaku 2022 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend sees the return of one of the grandest events under the CEO banner, namely CEOtaku and it will be happening in Orlando, Florida.

Notable players set to compete include PG|Punk, SonicFox, RZR|Umisho, Moist|Hotashi, TSM|Leffen, M&I|TempestNYC, EMGG|Masoma, Rise|Nitro, ZomBmu, VG|MysticSmash, Excedrin|Solstice, Jona, Elyon, Diaphone, ScrawtVermillion, EG|Dekillsage, PAR|FlashMetroid, WPG|Clearlamp_o, Lucar, Buscar Luz, Intel|Razzo, CATPION|Daymendou, Foo, G.U.|Monarch, TectalEastside, FF|ElvenShadow, RW|Cloud, Shuaboo, BrkrDave, Hiari, Uri, Zando, Grover, Neokarsh, BeautifulDude, WPC|Mahouko, Kuro, MadBestKiller, October, Woocash, Bean, Seth, Nezu, TAYSTON|Silent, Clim, Rikir, Skeletal Minion, OmegaTomHanksFL and many more.

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Celtic Throwdown 2022 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Celtic Throwdown 2022 is back in action this year and will as always be taking place in Dublin, Ireland.

Notable players set to compete include Solary|Yasha, Kaneandtrench, RooKang, Fergus, NSxC|PataChu, NSxC|WhiteBl4ck, HG|Danielmado, KPB|JDR, Cobelcog, VDV|KingRasta, Layo, SnakeBelmont, Ed|Dudeakoff, Ducky, Chickenmaru, Virum, C4IQ|Suiryuudan and many more.

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REV Major 2022 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

REV Major 2022 is back in action this weekend and will be happening in Manila, Philippines.

Notable players set to compete include DRX|Knee, RB|Anakin, JDCR, Infiltration, CO|Go1, CO|Fenrich, Saint, DH|Jeondding, DUSG|Gen, Talon|Book, AMTRS|Score, DUSG|Rangchu, DRX|Chanel, PBE|Doujin, PBE|AK, Talon|Kkokkoma, DUSG|Pinya, DoToRing, VB|Vermilion, Elite|Jules, DRX|Infested, PBE|Don and many more.

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