Street Fighter 6 is obtaining a document $1 million event and also the combating game neighborhood can rarely think it

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The combating game neighborhood has actually been happily amazed by a Capcom Cup with an effectively substantial reward swimming pool, with the victor of the grand reward readied to take house $1 million. 

As revealed by the Street Fighter 6 programmer on Twitter today, the following Capcom Cup event, Capcom Cup X, will certainly include an overall reward swimming pool over of $2 million. If you’re not acquainted, the Capcom Cup is a yearly esports occasion which has actually been running because 2013 and also sees gamers contend in a variety of Capcom’s combating games consisting of Street Fighter, Tekken, and also Marvel vs Capcom. 

For the following version of the occasion, gamers will certainly require to be well versed in the firm’s upcoming launch Street Fighter 6 – which is readied to launch on PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and also COMPUTER on June 2, 2023.  

The last Capcom Cup (IX) happened over the weekend break (February 19) and also was using gamers the possibility to win $300,000. While still a significant quantity of cash, it resembles Capcom is trying to take Street Fighter 6, and also the firm’s esports initiatives, to the following degree by using greater than 6 times this quantity at Capcom Cup X. 

The bulk of the combating game neighborhood (FGC) has actually responded favorably to this information, with a number of significant gamers requiring to Twitter to applaud Capcom for spending a lot right into the occasion. YouTuber Maximilian Dood has actually stated that this is a particularly large bargain to those that have actually belonged to the FGC because prior to the similarity Street Fighter 4 or perhaps better back in the 90s when this sort of reward swimming pool cash would certainly have been inconceivable. 

For some individuals though, this information is bittersweet. Instead of commemorating this win for Street Fighter, others are regreting the truth that their preferred combating games – such as Super Smash Bros. – are not likely to obtain the very same therapy. As one Twitter user (opens up in brand-new tab) places it: “$2 million prize pool for Capcom Cup X… man, that’s amazing […] Imagine if Nintendo put in 1/5th that support into Smash.”

Take a take a look at our Street Fighter 6 hands-on preview to discover whatever you require to understand about the forthcoming combating game. 



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