[SYD] York Street Battles #45 – September 24th

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*Update: Thanks to Steve from Bandai Namco Australia in conjunction with OzHadou’s Youssef “FaYd” Faddoul, YSB attendees have the opportunity to experience Tekken 7: Fated Retribution this month. Players can look forward to free play casuals all day long with the possibility of a tournament bracket, pending interest on the day. Please see FaYd during YSB or comment below to express your interest in a tournament

We’ve (barely) recovered from OHN and that means it’s time for YSB to kick on! This month will feature Sydney’s debut King of Fighters XIV tournament as well as all your usual favourites. As always, you can save yourself a bit of cash by registering for the event ahead of time, so pre-register for September’s YSB here.. As always, you can save yourself a bit of cash by registering for the event ahead of time, so pre-register for September‘s YSB here.

There’s a lot to look forward this month as always, here are the details:

Date: Saturday, September 24th
Time: 11:30am – 10:30pm
Location: Red Room, Level 1, 99 York St Sydney NSW 2000
Entry Fee: $15 online, $20 at the door (pre-reg here)

Centralised registration will cease at 2pm so if you arrive after that please find one of the tournament organisers floating around and sign up via one of us. Registration for all Smash games open at 12 and close at 12:30.

Tournament times for this month are as follows:
12:30pm – Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
2:00pm – Street Fighter V ($5)
3:00pm – Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
4:00pm – The King of Fighters XIV
5:00pm – Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator, Super Street Fighter II Turbo
6:00pm – Mortal Kombat X ($5)

Tournament participation is optional and tournaments will only be run if there are a sufficient number of entrants for each bracket on the day. Signups will open 30 minutes before each scheduled start time, look for a YSB staff member to register. The tournament fee for SFV and MKX is $5 with the entry distributed to the top 3 players. Tournament fees for other games are up to the organiser of each respective tournament and will be decided on the day.

In addition to the listed tournaments, there will be plenty of casuals available for a variety of games on the day. These range from the KOF franchise to older titles to a variety of anime games. If you’d like to co-ordinate casuals for a particular game, drop a comment on the Facebook event or speak to a YSB staff member on the day and we’ll be more than happy to try and co-ordinate a setup. BYO set-ups are also strongly encouraged.

See you there!