Capcom Cup cancelled due to rising COVID-19 cases | Instant News

of Capcom Cup and Street fighter The World League Championship originally scheduled for February was cancelled due to the following circumstances: Coronavirus disease The publisher announced on a global scale.

Capcom said that although it initially believed it could run the incident with limited risk, the surge in cases in certain areas caused it to reassess its decision. There will be an online-only Season Final instead, which will highlight the best players of the season.

The full text of Capcom is as follows:

Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases worldwide, we unfortunately decided to cancel the Capcom Cup and Street Fighter League World Championships scheduled to be held from February 19th to February 21st. Although we firmly believe that a large-scale event can be held without affecting the players, employees and crew, as the situation develops and the global epidemic situation intensifies, we have reassessed.

Instead, we will make an online-only finals so that we can still focus on the best players of the season. All players who win the online premier will be invited to participate in the finals. We are in contact with all eligible players to ensure their participation. Detailed information on the revised format will be available on in the coming weeks.

We would like to thank the fans, players and FGC for supporting Capcom Pro Tour during the difficult season. The community deserves a platform to celebrate their perseverance during a challenging year, so our goal is to achieve this through the Capcom Fighters network from February 20th to 21st.


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