Capcom Cup 2016 Details
The year-end finale of the Capcom Pro Tour is almost here and with that we’re excited to reveal the full details on Capcom Cup 2016!
This year’s Capcom Cup will be a two day event with Top 32 to Top 8 held at Esports Arena in Santa Ana, CA. Top 8 finals will be held the day after, about 10 minutes away at PlayStation Experience in the Anaheim Convention Center.
While this is one event you will absolutely want to attend in person, if you can’t make it, worry not! Every single match will be streamed live on our Twitch Capcom Fighters channel so you won’t miss any of the action.
Check out all the information below for full details on both days of the event.
Capcom Cup 2016 Tournament Format
- Double Elimination Bracket
- Whole Tournament 3/5 Matches
- Seeding Based on Capcom Pro Tour Global Leaderboard
Capcom Cup 2016 Day One – December 2nd 2016
This year we’re partnering up with Esports Arena to extend Capcom Cup into a two day event by running Top 32 down to Top 8. Not only will you be able to experience some of the most hype Street Fighter V matches of the year, we have plenty of other activities planned throughout the day such as casual stations, pro player signings and more for you to enjoy.
Tickets for Capcom Cup day one at Esports Arena are available via Ticket Fairy.
Note that a separate ticket is required for both days of Capcom Cup 2016.. Tickets to PlayStation Experience can be found here.
* Esports Arena – Santa Ana, CA
* 9:00 AM – Doors Open
* 9:00 AM – Pre-Game Show
* 10:00 AM – Tournament Begins
* 12:00 AM – Tournament Ends
Casual Play Available for all Attendees
While we’ll have incredible matches going on all day, we understand if your heart can’t take all the excitement and need a break. With that in mind, we’ll have plenty of casual stations set up for everyone to get matches in with their friends and the ability to challenge pro players!
Pro Player Signings and Raffles
Even if you can’t get in a match with one of the pros, we’ll have plenty of opportunities for you to get your stick, poster or any other type of swag signed by many of the top players in attendance. We’ll also be holding multiple raffles throughout the day for various types of goodies!
We’ll also be partnering with Okamoto Kitchen to have on-site food trucks at the event so you won’t have to go far to satisfy your hunger.
Okamoto Kitchen was founded in 2015 by Chizuru Okamoto Abraham and Gerald Abraham aka. L.A. Akira. The truck recently won L.A. Weekly’s Best of L.A. Readers’ Choice of Best Food Truck of 2016 and specializes in Japanese comfort food, such as Japanese style fried chicken, beef bowl, and Japanese curry. All the dishes were created by Chizuru, a first generation Japanese, she studied under celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa and has been cooking since childhood. Gerald has been an active player in the fighting game community since the early days of Street Fighter II(1991) and continues to support the community to this day. The rest of the staff is primarily made up of anime fans and gamers.
Capcom Cup 2016 Day Two – December 3rd 2016
On day two, we’ll be featuring the Top 8 players who fought their way to the top at PlayStation Experience in the Anaheim Convention Center. These finalists will not only be competing for over $350,000 ($250,000 base prize pool plus the prize boost from the CPT DLC) but to be crowned the Street Fighter V World Champion!
- PlayStation Experience – Anaheim Convention Center
- 6:00 PM – Opening Ceremony
- 6:30 PM – Tournament Begins
- 9:30 PM – Tournament Ends
- 10:00 PM – Closing Ceremony
Purchasing your PSX ticket will not only get you access to the Capcom Cup 2016 finals, but the entire show floor as well to experience the latest and greatest games on PlayStation 4. Tickets available through the PlayStation website https://playstation.com/experience-tickets
We’ll have more news about Capcom Cup leading up to the event, so be sure to follow us on Twitter @capcomfighters for the latest updates. See you there!