Capcom has announced that the next Capcom Cup will offer a grand prize of $1 million to the winning pro-Street Fighter player. The announcement was made via the official Street Fighter Twitter account, which has now garnered considerable attention from the gaming community.
Capcom Cup X will witness an exciting competition as Street Fighter 6 takes center stage. The best Steet Fighter 6 will bag an impressive $1 million cash prize. The amount is the largest in the history of the Capcom Cup. Capcom also revealed that the overall prize pool for the Capcom Cup Pro Tour is over $2 million.
Capcom Cup X will be played on Street Fighter 6 with the winner receiving a whopping $1,000,000!
Who wants to be a millionaire? 🏆 pic.twitter.com/uVguQvX4Xc
— Street Fighter (@StreetFighter) February 20, 2023
The next Capcom Pro Tour will be the first official Capcom tournament to feature Street Fighter 6. The game is the newest installment of the Street Fighter franchise. In addition to the much-awaited Battle Hub, the upcoming Street Fighter 6 game is packed with new features. The features include “Fighting Ground” and “World Tour.” Fans can explore these features when the game launches on June 2.
Professional gaming has become a lucrative career choice for many, and the massive prize pool at Capcom Cup X only cements its status as a legitimate industry. With the anticipation building up, professional gaming will witness an exciting competition that could see one skilled player walk away with a life-changing sum of money.
The Pro Tour leading up to the championship involves several qualification events worldwide. Capcom Pro Tour 2023 is scheduled to start this summer. The event will feature offline and online competitions and the regional World Warrior program.
Street Fighter 6 will launch on June 2 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, and Steam.
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