The 10th edition of the Capcom Cup, Street Fighter’s most important competition, will have a prize pool of US$1 million (equivalent to about R$5 million at the current exchange rate) just for the champion, according to the official Street Fighter profile. on Twitter. Another novelty is that the tournament will take place in Street Fighter 6, the newest game in the franchise, which is scheduled to be released on June 2 this year.
The ninth edition of the Capcom Cup concluded last Sunday, with the conquest of Dominican Republic’s Saul Leonardo “Minardi”. In the final, the champion defeated the Chinese Zhen “Ru” 3-1.
To get an idea of the difference in prizes, MenaRD received $120,000 (R$600,000) for the title, with a total prize pool of around $300,000 (R$1.5 million).
Capcom Cup 10 promises to reward the champion with more than three times the amount distributed in the ninth edition. In total, there will be more than $2 million (R$10 million) distributed along the circuit, according to the organization.
No further details about the upcoming Capcom Cup have been announced.
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