It's been a long time coming, but Combo Breaker is finally back. The massive fighting game community celebration that brings dozens of games together under one roof has been sorely missed during these trying COVID-19 times.
Ready to take Chicago by storm once again, Combo Breaker will feature brand-new titles that weren't released the last time the event took place, including The King of Fighters XV, Guilty Gear Strive, Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl, Granblue Fantasy Versus, and more.
With 24 official tournaments plus dozens more community events, there will be quite literally something for anybody interested in the fighting games community. Let's give you the rundown on everything you need to know about Combo Breaker 2020.
Combo Breaker 2022 - Schedule
Combo Breaker 2022 will run from 27th May until the 29th. All of the official events will run pools on Friday and Saturday for the most part, with a select few concluding their brackets on the 28th.
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Sunday will be reserved for Top 8 action across the board, with Guilty Gear Strive selected as the title that will close out the event, with its Top 8 starting at 7:00 pm CT (2:00 am GMT).
Take a look at the full schedule down below. If you want a higher resolution image, check out Combo Breaker's official Twitter.
Combo Breaker 2022 - Games
As we've mentioned, there are dozens of games being played at CB2022, not even including community ran events. The following is the full list of official brackets taking place at Combo Breaker.
- Street Fighter V
- Smash Bros Ultimate
- Tekken 7
- Granblue Fantasy Versus
- Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl
- Guilty Gear Strive
- Killer Instinct
- Mortal Kombat 11
- The King of Fighters XV
- Melty Blood Type Lumina
- Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
- BlazBlue Central Fiction
- Street Fighter III 3rd Strike
- Soulcalibur VI
- Under Night In-Birth Exe: Late [CL-R]
- Vampire Savior
- Super Street Fighter II Turbo
- TMNT x Justice League Turbo
- Bloody Roar Primal Fury
- Them's Fighting Herds
- Chicago's Famous Mystery Tournament
Combo Breaker 2022 - Stream schedule
With so many games, Combo Breaker has decided to work with community members to allow for as many streams as possible, giving fans of every game a chance to catch their favourite title in action.
The following is a list of channels that will be broadcasting different events throughout the weekend. They are colour-coded to make it easier to identify which games they'll be streaming.
Once again, refer to Combo Breaker's official Twitter page for a higher-quality image.
For more on all things FGC including tournament results, tier lists, and patch notes, check out our dedicated Fighting Games section.
Featured image courtesy of Combo Breaker.