Today Capcom announced details for the Capcom Pro Tour 2016. The Capcom Pro Tour offers players all around the world the opportunity to qualify for one of 32 coveted spots in the Capcom Cup Finals for Street Fighter V. This year the tour includes a massive 72 events across four regions worldwide.
The great news for the Australian fighting game community is that two of the ranking events in this year’s tour are based in Australia: Battle Arena Melbourne 8 and the OzHadou Nationals 14!
BAM8, OHN14 and other Capcom Pro Tour Ranking Events will give competitors the chance to win ranking points needed to qualify for a place in the Capcom Cup Finals. Winners of Street Fighter V at each event will also be sent to the Capcom Pro Tour Asia Finals in South Korea – a CPT Premier event where the winner will earn a direct qualification into the Capcom Cup Finals.
Battle Arena Melbourne 8
Dates: Friday May 13th – Sunday May 15th
Location: Melbourne (venue TBA)
OzHadou Nationals 14
Dates: Friday August 26th – Sunday August 28th
Location: Sydney (venue TBA)
As always OzHadou will provide the latest news regarding BAM8, OHN14 and the progress of Australian players in CPT2016 as it becomes available. Meanwhile you can learn more about the Capcom Pro Tour 2016 by visiting the following websites: