Perhaps the most anticipated of fighting game majors since the return of “offline” is going down this weekend – It’s Combo Breaker 2022. With a stacked lineup of both main-stage games and a concerted effort for community tournaments in “All In Together”, we’ve got a lot of fighting action to watch. Let’s preview the schedule and streams right here.
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Combo Breaker 2022 official line up
The list of official Combo Breaker 2022 tournaments is: Blazblue Centralfiction, Bloody Roar Extreme, Brawlhalla, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Granblue Fantasy Versus, Guilty Gear -Strive-, Killer Instinct (2013), Melty Blood Type Lumina, Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate, Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl, Skullgirls, Soulcalibur VI, Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike, Street Fighter V, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Super Street Fighter II Turbo, TMNT x Justice League Turbo, Tekken 7, The King of Fighters XV, Them’s Fightin’ Herds, Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r], Vampire Savior and finally the Mystery Tournament. All brackets are available on Start.gg.
What is TMNT x Justice League Turbo?
TMNT x Justice League Turbo is a fan-made tag fighter crossing over two fighting rosters from the SNES – and it’s coming to Combo Breaker as an official tournament this year! If you’ve never checked out this game, Hold Back to Block has produced an excellent documentary about its development and future.
Give it a watch and download the game completely free of charge ahead of the tournament at Combo breaker.
Combo Breaker 2022 official stream schedule
All official top 8 times and streams (CDT)
The full list of official stream channels is:
- 10/0 Media
- Beyond The Summit Smash
- Callisto Media
- Low Kick Esports
- Net Battles covering All In Together: The Community Tourneys at CB2022
- Tampa Never Sleeps
- Team Sp00ky
- Vampire Arcadia
Friday, May 27th:
- 7 PM: Bloody Roar Extreme on Team Spooky
- 7 PM: Brawlhalla on Beyond The Summit Smash
- 7 PM: TMNT x Justice League Turbo on Vampire Arcadia
Saturday, May 28th:
- 8 PM: Skullgirls on Team Spooky
- 8 PM: Super Street Fighter II Turbo on Vampire Arcadia (Top 16)
- 8 PM: Mystery Tournament on MadCityGG
- 8 PM: Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl on Beyond The Summit Smash
- 8 PM: Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 on Tampa Never Sleeps
Sunday, May 29th:
- 10:30 AM: Street Fighter V on Team Spooky
- 11:30 AM: Dragon Ball FighterZ on Tampa Never Sleeps
- 11:30 AM: Granblue Fantasy Versus on Callisto Media
- 11:30 AM: Them’s Fightin’ Herds on Low Kick Esports
- 11:30 AM: Under Night In-Birth on DataFGC
- 12:00 PM: Killer Instinct on Team Spooky
- 1:30 PM: Tekken 7 on Team Spooky
- 1:30 PM: Vampire Savior on Vampire Arcadia
- 3:30 PM: Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike on Vampire Arcadia
- 3:30 PM: Super Smash Bros Ultimate on Beyond The Summit Smash
- 4:30 PM: Blazblue Centralfiction on Callisto Media
- 4:30 PM: Melty Blood Type Lumina on DataFGC
- 4:30 PM: Mortal Kombat 11 on MadCityGG
- 4:30 PM: Soulcalibur VI on Low Kick Esports
- 4:30 PM: The King of Fighters XV on Team Spooky
- 7:30 PM: Guilty Gear -Strive- on Team Spooky
The full program schedule is available on the image below provided by Combo Breaker:
Community schedule guru AceKingOffsuit has published a viewer’s guide to all main stage events with various timezones:
Please RT: Stream schedule for #CB2022
— AceKingOffsuit ♠️❤️ (@acekingoffsuit) May 25, 2022
Spanish restream and co-streaming
A Spanish-language restream of all 3 days of the event will be live on the Kaizen City Twitch channel by Venezuelan streamer Ninocci. The entire event is cleared for co-streaming, so consider either visiting a dedicated restream or hosting your own throughout the weekend.
Los invito a la retransmision en Español del @ComboBreaker este fin de Mayo dando full apoyo a los jugadores Latinos que se haran presente en el evento. Por favor, no te lo pierdas. ❤️🔥
— Ninocci カイゼン (@Ninocci1) May 4, 2022
Exhibitions at Combo Breaker
While Combo Breaker’s tournament streams are running pretty much the entire weekend, there will also be a variety of streamed exhibitions to enjoy. Read on for titles, team lineups and stream times.
Capcom Fighting Collection Preview
Capcom will be showcasing the games included in the upcoming Capcom Fighting Collection by hosting a single elimination exhibition where viewers will decide what game is run every bracket round. Catch it and participate live on Saturday at 3 PM CT on Team Spooky.
Capcom Fighting Collection will be at @ComboBreaker 2022 from May 27-29! Play 10 classics on the show floor to receive a special poster.
— Street Fighter (@StreetFighter) May 20, 2022
Skullgirls exhibition featuring Black Dahlia
As the Skullgirls community considers Combo Breaker one of its most prominent majors, the showing will be equally grand. A 7v7 crew battle will be live on Friday at 9 PM CT on Callisto Media. This stream will include a live preview of upcoming DLC fighter Black Dahlia! The Black Dahlia exhibition set will feature SonicFox and Penpen.
- Tyrone O’Canada
Under Night In-Birth by Pange Bataille
French Bread community showrunner staple Pange Bataille is headed to Combo Breaker with Under Night In-Birth exhibitions! Catch it on the Low Kick Esports stream from the LKO stage on Friday at 9 PM CT.
- Juushichi vs Clim
- Jaca vs CapnSugar
- Yuuno vs Squish
- Smiles vs Psykotik
- Femboy Lotus vs Knotts
- Ethics Buster vs Akimi
- Rikir vs Star_
Tekken 7: Europe vs North America
Several top Tekken names and high-ranking regulars of the ICFC Tekken online series are organizing a Waseda style 10v10 exhibition at Combo Breaker. It all goes down on Friday at 7 PM CT on the Teno Media stream. Check out what each team captain has to say about the lineup:
— ten/o (@tenomedia) May 18, 2022
- Anakin (Captain)
- Joey Fury
- Cuddle Core
- Joe Crush
- Victim of Ritual
- Landon D
- Justin Iglesias
- SuperAkouma (Captain)
Street Fighter V: Midwest vs West Coast
Filipinoman and RobTV are putting together a 5v5 between two highly competitive North American regions in Street Fighter V. Catch that on Callisto Media’s stream on Saturday at 8 PM CT.
- RobTV (Captain)
- Brian F
Team West Coast
- Filipinoman (Captain)
Dragon Ball FighterZ: Europe vs United States
It’s eight versus eight between Europe and the United States in a long awaited encounter of the Dragon Ball FighterZ community. The DBFZ exhibition goes live on Friday at 9 PM CT on Tampa Never Sleeps.
- Legendary Pred
Vampire Savior will not only be a main stage tournament at Combo Breaker but also be featured in two events hosted by Vampire Arcadia. On Friday and Saturday at 11 PM CT each day there will be a Real Vampire Hours stream for winner-stays-on casuals. To close out Combo Breaker for Vampire action is a 2v2 Waseda Team Tournament with open entry via Start.gg! Expect that on Sunday at 8 PM CT. Everything here will be on the dedicated Vampire Arcadia channel.
On Sunday 5/29, we are going to be hosting an open entry Vampire Savior 2v2 Waseda Team Tournament!
The top team will receive an additional special reward.
Entry is $5 per person, $10 per team!
— Vampire Arcadia @ Makai World Cup 5/5 (@VampireArcadia) May 20, 2022
Character Auction Tournaments
A yearly staple at Combo Breaker returns in the character auction tournaments! Described as “high-stakes, single elemination tournaments can only be entered via a character auction held on-site at the event” this year’s lineup of games include:
- The King of Fighters XV on Team Spooky (Friday 11 AM CT)
- Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 on Tampa Never Sleeps (Friday 1 PM CT)
- Granblue Fantasy Versus on Callisto Media (Friday 7 pm CT)
- Guilty Gear -Strive- on FunkyP (Friday at 9 PM CT)
- Tekken 7 on Teno Media (Saturday at 8 PM)
Community Tournaments – All In Together
The list of community tournaments at Combo Breaker 2022 is extensive, with some community darlings and wild new gems in a grab bag of nonstop action this weekend. This year’s dedicated community stream is labeled “All In Together”. Resident writer IdolismJ will be out in the field hosting several of these tournaments and has prepared the Spectator’s Guide to All in Together! Give it a read, watch some clips, and tune in to your picks throughout the weekend.
If you’re in the area, registration for community tournaments is still open for most games!
All In Together stream schedule and channels (CDT)
Combo Breaker is promising that at least each community tournament Top 4 will be streamed where possible, so here’s the full list.
Friday, May 27th:
- 12:00 PM: Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 on Unrivaled Tournaments
- 2:30 PM: Toy Fighter on Net Battles
- 4:00 PM: Samurai Shodown V Special on Net Battles
- 5:30 PM: Marvel vs Capcom Infinite on Net Battles
- 7:00 PM: Windjammers 2 on Net Battles
- 8:30 PM: Puyo Puyo Champions on Net Battles
- 9:00 PM: Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax IGNITION on DataFGC
- 9:00 PM: Mortal Kombat X on MadCityGG
- 9:30 PM: Duck Game on Beyond The Summit Smash
- 10:00 PM: Chaos Code on Net Battles
Saturday, May 28th:
- 1:00 PM: Battle Fantasia on Net Battles
- 2:30 PM: Power Rangers Battle For The Grid on Net Battles
- 4:00 PM: Dead or Alive 6 on Net Battles
- 5:30 PM: Kinnikuman Muscle Grand Prix 2 on Net Battles
- 7:00 PM: Panel de Pon on Net Battles
- 8:00 PM: Blazblue Cross Tag Battle on DataFGC
- 8:30 PM: Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown on Net Battles
- 10:00 PM: Melty Blood Actress Again Current Code on DataFGC
- 10:00 PM: Sailor Moon S on Net Battles
- 11:30 PM: Super Naruto Clash of Ninja 4 on Net Battles
Sunday, May 29th:
- 12:00 PM: Guilty Gear Accent Core Plus R on Net Battles
- 2:00 PM: Ultra Street Fighter IV on Teno Media
- 3:30 PM: Tatsunoko vs Capcom on Tampa Never Sleeps
- 4:30 PM: Rivals of Aether on Net Battles
- 5:30 PM: Touhou 12.3 Hisoutensoku on Tampa Never Sleeps
- 6:00 PM: Mystery Game 2v2 on Net Battles
Currently there are no announced streams for Neo Turf Masters and all Smash related side events. If you know of a stream, drop us a line! Also keep an eye on the Combo Breaker twitter account for updates.
Reference image provided by Combo Breaker:
When does the Combo Breaker 2022 shop go live?
A major attraction of Combo Breaker each year is the dedicated merchandise shop. The Combo Breaker 2022 shop will be going online on Friday before the event at combobreaker.org/shop. This was confirmed by organizer TheHadou on UltraChenTV during his recent interview:
Items from the Combo Breaker shop are known to sell quite fast, so don’t miss it on Friday morning and place your orders ASAP.
Combo Breaker 2022 on SuperCombo
That’s (almost) everything! There will be a variety of live events and hype moments to experience either at the venue in Chicagoland or living the stream monster life at home. If there’s anything you think we missed, let us know ahead of the event on our tip line. Got any hype moments to share after they happen? Share with the community on the SuperCombo Forums thread for Combo Breaker 2022. Our front page player will be highlighting all official streams 24/7 during the weekend, so check back often get everything at a glance.