REV Major is bringing back the hype as it will #DoItAgain onsite on September 17 to 18 at the SMX Convention Center Manila Function Rooms 4 & 5. Various fighting game communities and patrons are expected to hail the much-awaited event and join the different activities REV Major has prepared for them.
Find out what to expect in this year’s REV Major!
Highly anticipated world tours
Things just got more intense and exciting as different world tours will happen inside REV Major 2022. We have the Tekken World Tour which encompasses tournaments from across the globe to seek the best of the best players to compete in the Tekken World Finals. REV Major is also home to our region’s leg of the ArcSys World Tour where they will determine the best Guilty Gear-Strive and DNF Duel players all over the world. Lastly, the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour is back and the hunt for the strongest DBFZ players to show their true power begins.
Fighting game tournaments to watch out for
Together with the World Tours, REV Major will also be hosting other tournaments. This year, the event will be jampacked with a lot of featured fighting games such as Street Fighter V, Marvel vs Capcom 2, KOF XV, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Melty Blood Type Lumina, Grandblue Fantasy Versus, Soul Caliber VI and Mortal Combat 11 Ultimate.
Daigo and MarkMan in the Flesh
FGC players would surely be thrilled to know that two international fighting game superstars will be joining the event as guests. Japanese pro player who currently holds a world record of “the most successful player in major tournaments of Street Fighter” in the Guinness World Records and 6-time Evo championship series winner, Daigo, will be present in REV Major. The Beast will be having a book signing plus meet and greet with his fans and patrons. On the other hand, famous Tekken commentator and Director of Global Business Development for Evolution Championship Series – The world’s largest competitive gaming event and experience, MarkMan, will also be in the event casting in the Tekken World Tour segment and meeting his local fans.
International and Local Fighting Game icons
International and local players are expected to show off their fighting game skills in REV Major to become the world’s best. The recent Evo 2022 TEKKEN7 champion, Knee, and Evo 2022 TEKKEN 7 second placer Slash, as well as Evo 2019 DBFZ Champion – G01 are all going to be there. Other well-known international FG players such as JeonDDing, Chanel, Book, Anakin and Rangchu are also coming to be in the event. Local FG idols such as AK, Doujin, Vermillon and Jules will also battle it out in REV Major. Hundreds of registered players from all over the world such as South Korea, Japan, Philippines, India, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Singapore and USA will be hailing this premier fighting game event in the country.
Booth Activities from Sponsors and Partners
Different brand sponsors and partners are also part of the FGC hype!
Florence Valiao, Marketing Manager of ASUS Open Platform Business Group says that “As gamers go back to mobility and face-to-face activities, the fighting game community has un unmatched intensity which can only be felt in a physical setting, and we’re happy that Rev Major is bringing back this energy and crowd.”
Another major sponsor, ViewSonic, mentions that they are excited to join the REV Major and witness some of the games’ main tournament events. Visitors who will go to their booth will have the opportunity to experience their latest and current gaming monitors along with interesting on-site activities and exclusive ViewSonic premium items are up for grabs!
Emile Tanglao, Vice President for Business Development, of RUMBLE ROYALE says that “We are very excited to be at REV Major this 2022. RUMBLE ROYALE has always been a community driven collective, and the FGC is an amazing group that consistently creates hype moments in gaming. For anyone that visits the RUMBLE ROYALE booth, we hope that you’ll enjoy the community activities, prizes, and exclusive merch that we’ll be bringing! Reign Supreme!”
Other known brands such as the prominent gaming peripheral distributor – Rotobox PH, popular energy drink – Red Bull and community partner – GG Truck will also be joining the REV Major experience.
Communities Unite in the FGC Bay
In partnership with GG Truck, fighting game communities will also have their own tournaments and gimmicks in the FGC bay. Stay tuned and check out the different activities by Thems Fighting Herds, Smash Melee Community, NTR Gaming, Midnight Mashers and more!
Road to REV Major
The search for the best in FGC battle in Tekken and Guilty Gear Strive has just concluded and exploring the different key cities such as Manila, Cavite, Pampanga, Cebu and Davao proved that the communities are still enthusiastic and energized when it comes to fighting games. Road to REV Major winners have the chance to prove themselves and represent their cities and regions as they battle it out in the REV Major qualifiers leading to the finals.
Go back to the past with Retro REV
Remember the days when people would go to arcade stores and play their favorite classic games? Well, Retro REV has much in store as event patrons could reminisce about the blast from the past by playing these games: Super Famicom, Playstation classic Sega Saturn and more!
Be sure to check out exclusive merchandise!
REV Major is known to produce quality and one-of-a-kind merch that serves as a remembrance to the event patrons. So, for those attending this year, prep your wallets as various merch are available! From Richard Suwono designed shirts, hoodies, official REV shirt, sticker packs, tote bags and more, attendees are expected to hoard these goodies.
What’s an FGC event without loot and merch? REV Major houses a merch and artist alley that showcases different art from known FGC artists like Richard Suwono and some stickers, t-shirts plus other game-centered merch such as various favorite hero and character action figures, console buttons and arcade sticks!
More exciting REV Major Content
Aside from onsite activities, REV Major also will showcase various content such as tales of FGC communities in different provinces, Interview with local FGC icon Dr. Jimmy, Road to REV Major highlights and of course, the yearly Josiebee video that is truly anticipated!
Organized by Gariath Concepts, REV Major will #DoItAgain on September 17 to 18 at the SMX Convention Center Manila Functions Room 4 & 5. The event will also be broadcasted online at the REV Major official Facebook page.