Hello all Street Fighter V fans! We’re winding down the Capcom Pro Tour, getting closer and closer to Capcom Cup 2017.
For a second straight year, we offered Capcom Pro Tour DLC, which helped generate a bonus for Capcom Cup’s prize pool. This year’s bonus contribution to Capcom Cup’s prize pool will exceed over $120,000. That means with a base prize pool of $250,000, the Top 8 finalists will compete for a prize pool worth more than $370,000 and rising at Capcom Cup 2017.
We want to thank all of our fans for the support they’ve shown in the CPT DLC initiative. The CPT 2017 DLC is still available and because many of you asked for it, we brought the CPT 2016 DLC back at a reduced price. The offer lasts until November 29 so you still have time to purchase the DLC and contribute to Capcom Cup’s prize pool!
Hello, PlayStation Nation and Street Fighters! We’re thrilled to announce Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, coming to all our warriors around the world on January 16, 2018! As the name suggests, this edition includes the highly-requested Arcade Mode, but it also includes much much more! If you’ve been spectating on the sidelines or waiting for the right moment to join the fight, you’ll definitely want to check this out. Without further ado, let’s get to what’s inside!
First off, Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition will come with all 28 characters, which includes those from Season 1 and Season 2 – there’s still one more character that we’ll be announcing very soon. In order to introduce more variety in each match, all characters will receive a second V-Trigger you can choose before the match begins! It’s time to see what else your main character is capable of. We’ll be rolling out more details in the future.
There’s a real buzz around Capcom Vancouver these days as the whole team are super ultra excited for the announcement of Dead Rising 4 on the PS4. Hey, guess what, that’s what this is! We’re bringing Dead Rising 4 to the PS4!
With Monster Hunter: World, one of Capcom’s most beloved series returns to console, launching on PS4 in early 2018. Taking on the role of a Guide Researcher, your hunter explores a newly discovered continent, filled with creatures big and small that you can track, discover, study…and of course, hunt. For science! While longtime fans of the series will likely be invested from the get-go, expanding the world beyond handheld platforms opens its doors to a world of new possibilities… possibilities that I got to experience as a first-time hunter at Capcom’s offices.
The Blue Bomber is Mega Man’s nickname – but that iconic color is only one of many in his arsenal. Diehard fans know that the intrepid little robot can steal enemies’ powers and become every color of the rainbow in the process. Today we’re excited to reveal vivid, gorgeous new artwork by Udon Entertainment showcasing the splashy colors of Mega Man Legacy Collection 2. The fresh new artwork is featured in a PS4 theme you can get by preordering the game now. To mark the occasion, we spoke with Udon Entertainment artist, Jeffrey “Chamba” Cruz, about his role in creating this stunning new artwork.
Since the very first Monster Hunter game on PlayStation 2, our development team has been creating engaging, memorable gameplay experiences that capture the thrill of the hunt. Now, with Monster Hunter: World — just announced at the PlayStation E3 Press Conference! — we have something truly special we’re excited to share with the PlayStation community. This newest game in the Monster Hunter series will transport you to a new world built with stunning visuals and a living, breathing ecosystem of interactive flora and fauna. And for the first time in series history, Monster Hunter: World will have a simultaneous global launch window and cross-region online multiplayer so that all PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro users around the world can enjoy hunting together.
The 2017 Season of the Capcom Pro Tour is off to an incredible start this year with unbelievable events, heated rivalries, and some of the most intense Street Fighter V matches we’ve seen to date! The action is just revving up though — we have more in store for our fans this year and we’re excited to share some of our plans with you today.
We’re happy to be partnering with PlayStation again this year as the presenting sponsor of the Capcom Pro Tour to help support and grow the league and the Street Fighter community as a whole. We’ll be working closely with tournament organizers and players to continue to provide bigger and better opportunities than ever before. Keep an eye on PlayStation.Blog and the official Capcom Pro Tour website for updates!
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