Following the Capcom Cup tournament, where EG’s Momomich took top prize playing as Ken, Capcom producer Yoshinori Ono took the stage both too introduce the first live Street Fighter V match as well as reveal that Charlie Nash will be a playable character in the PS4 exclusive Street Fighter V.
While Capcom is working on Street Fighter V, Ono promised to continue supporting Ultra Street Fighter IV next year.
Ono also announced that the prize pool for next year’s Capcom tournaments will be increased to $ 500,000.
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On Saturday, December 13, Capcom is hosting the finale of their Capcom Cup Ultra Street Fighter IV tournament here in San Francisco. You can watch the entire event live through their Twitch channel above, but the bigger reason for fans to tune will be to catch the first broadcast of a Street Fighter V match.
After handing out the $ 50,000 prize pool winnings for the tournament, Capcom is set to reveal some “special announcements as well.”
Here’s the full schedule of events (all times PST):
|10:30 AM||Doors Open|
|11:30 AM||Opening Ceremony|
|12:00 PM||USFIV Omega Mode Exhibition|
|12:30 PM||USFIV Tournament|
|3:00 PM||Halftime Show|
|3:30 PM||USFIV Tournament Resumes|
|7:00 PM||Awards Ceremony|
|7:15 PM||Special Announcements|
Street Fighter V was announced as a console exclusive on PS4 last week at the PlayStation Experience. However, Xbox executive Phil Spencer has also vowed to “work on making amends for SF.”
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