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Super Smash Bros. Melee is left off the Evo 2019 roster

February 26, 2019 1 min read

Evo 2019 is moving forward without one of its longtime most popular games. The Las Vegas-based fighting game tournament finalized its lineup today, and there's one very notable omission.

After a six-year run as one of Evo's main draws, 2001's Super Smash Bros. Melee has been left off Evo 2019's roster. It's a curious decision considering Melee's sustained popularity. Despite its still-thriving competitive scene, the Evo organizers are clearly of the opinion that it's time the world's biggest fighting game tournament left the 18-year-old game behind.

Here are the nine games that will be played at Evo 2019:

Super Smash Bros. Melee is left off the Evo 2019 roster screenshot

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