Capcom announces European Street Fighter tournament

In accordance with the  25th Anniversary celebrations of the Street Fighter series, Capcom has announced an official and first time ever, European fighting games tournament featuring solely titles from the iconic series.The tournament will take place during the Paris Games Week (October 31-November 4).

The European Masters will pave the way for the World Finals this December in San Francisco USA.

 OFFICIAL BLURB:

Contestants in the European Master Series will battle it out on the following titles:

Super Street Figher IV Arcade Edition ver.2012
– Street Fighter X Tekken
– Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike – Online Edition
– Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix

Ahead of the Masters Series  Europe (MSE), a series of local qualifying tournaments will be held across 16 European countries where players will fight for the right to represent their country.

List of Countries:

France / The United Kingdom / Begium / Sweden / Spain / Italy / The Netherlands / Switzerland / Ireland / Norway / Germany / Poland / Russia / Israël / Greece / Austria

A full list of the qualifying tournaments is available at www.streetfightercup.com

After five days of intense competition at the European Master Series in Paris, the top two fighters of the Super Street Fighter IV AE ver.2012 and Street Fighter X Tekken tournaments and the two first place finishers of the Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix and Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike events will all win a spot to represent Europe and compete in the World Finals of

The Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Tournament in San Francisco.

 

A unique chance to compete for huge cash prizes, including a limited edition custom Scion FR-S Sports Car!  The entire tournament series has a total prize pool worth of $500.000 of cash prizes, non-cash prizes and amenities.

 

Capcom will provide transport and accommodation for the World Finals in San Francisco to the winners of the European Master Series of Street Fighter.

Master Series Europe Final Event Schedule

 

Saturday (3rd of November)  :

Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike – Online Edition (TOP 8)

Super Street Figher IV Arcade Edition ver.2012 (TOP 32)

 

Sunday (4th of November)  :

Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix (TOP 8)

Street Fighter X Tekken (TOP 32)

 

All games will be broadcast over the Internet with a live commentary at http://www.twitch.tv/capcomunity, don’t miss the show!

All the official information is available at:

Master Series Europe website (French/English): www.streetfightercup.com

Street Fighter 25th anniversary website (English): http://www.streetfighter25.com

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