As EVO Japan 2024 sets the stage for some of the most thrilling moments in the world of fighting games, a lot of fans are looking forward to the 2XKO Demo.

Why? Because Illaoi is finally joining the fray as a playable character, made available to the attendees of the event.

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Formerly known as Project L, 2XKO has caused immense excitement since its initial announcement, thanks to Riot Games’ track record in shaping competitive gaming landscapes.

As the game edges closer to public access, fans are eager to get their hands on it and experience its gameplay firsthand. The 2XKO EVO Japan demo promises to showcase the game’s current state and bring new surprises to light.

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Illaoi will be playable at the 2XKO EVO Japan 2024 Demo

The Kraken Priestess, Illaoi, is poised to make a significant impact to the game. EVO Japan attendees will have the exclusive opportunity to test their skills with Illaoi firsthand.

She brings unique abilities and playstyle potential to the table. The showcase will provide a comprehensive look at the Kraken Priestess’ moveset, animations, and overall design, giving fans a taste of what to expect in future gameplay.

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For fighting game enthusiasts, EVO Japan 2024 is a must-watch event, with highly anticipated titles like Street Fighter 6 and Tekken 8 also making waves.

As 2XKO continues its journey towards release, events like EVO Japan serve as crucial milestones, offering players insights into the game’s development and evolving gameplay mechanics.

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EVO Japan is an official spin-off to the Evolution Championship series, an annual esports event that centers solely on fighting games. It is regarded as the most prestigious international fighting game tournament that sees players from all over the world compete in.

EVO Japan 2024 is a three-day tournament, taking place over April 27 to 29, 2024 at the Ariake GYM-EX in Tokyo.

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