Pokken on the lineup for EVO and US Nationals

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During the past few hours, Pokkén has been confirmed for the largest fighting game tournament, as well a spot in the official Pokémon US National Championships.

The Pokémon US National Championships for 2016 will be at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, from July 1st through the 3rd. It is unknown if Championship Points will be awarded for the Pokkén Tournaments winners. The tournament for Pokkén will run alongside tournaments for VG and TCG.

Evolution 2016 (EVO) takes place in Las Vegas Convention Center on July 15-17. Pokkén will be one of the main nine games along with other favorites such as Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Super Smash Bros. Melee, and Tekken 7: Faded Retribution.

EVO lineup via Shoryuken
EVO lineup via Shoryuken

This is great news for Pokkén fans, as these two events could jump start the competitive scene, as they will be able to get a mountain of viewers will be able to watch high level play.