Capcom has officially announced event dates, locations, and qualification guidelines for the 2016 Capcom Pro Tour, featuring Street Fighter™ V. The 2016 edition will witness the Capcom Pro Tour’s inclusion of GAMES16 event in the United Arab Emirates in its Capcom Pro Tour Europe ranking tournaments; allowing a stronger representation of the Middle Eastern fighting game scene. Capcom aims to make sure the Capcom Cup remains a truly global event, with representation from the farthest corners of the fighting game community.
“We’re really happy to be including GAMES16 in this year’s Capcom Pro Tour. Having had a presence at the show last year with the announcement of Rashid in Street Fighter V, the passion of the Middle East market for Street Fighter was evident” commented Capcom Brand Manager, Brian Ayers. “One of our main goals with the Pro Tour in 2016 is to highlight the top talent in each region and we’re looking forward to seeingwhat talent comes out of the Middle Eastandpotentially going on to become the world championat the Capcom Cup Final”.
The scheduled Middle East ranking tournament will be coming to GAMES16; the region’s biggest gaming event and is set to be held in Dubai, UAE on 22 – 24 September 2016. For the full schedule and qualification details of the Capcom Pro Tour 2016 Season, visit this page.