Street Fighter V is more alive than ever before. New mechanics, a fifth season of DLC to spice things up, and the return of the Capcom Pro Tour promise fighting games fans an exciting rest of the year.
Despite the company's best efforts, the previous Capcom Cup had to be scrapped in favour of regional finals, however, as the pandemic slows down, the premier SFV event is set to make a return, with the best players from across the world looking to qualify during the CPT.
Without further ado, let's get to everything you need to know about the Capcom Pro Tour 2021.
CPT 2021 - Schedule and format
Similar to last year, this time the Capcom Pro Tour will be divided by regions, with online tournaments determining pros that will participate in the upcoming Capcom Cup.
For this edition, the number of qualifying players has been bumped to 32, with 31 regional tournaments scheduled all the way through early 2022.
The way to determine the final participant is still undetermined but it could be via a community vote like in previous editions.
Here's the full list of scheduled events:
- Japan 1 - April 17
- Central America West 1 - May 1
- North America/Canada West 1 - May 8
- Asia East 1 - May 15
- South America West 1 - May 22
- Brazil (South America East 1) - May 29
- Middle East 1 - June 05
- Europe West 1 - June 12
- North America/Canada Midwest 1 - June 19
- China 1 - July 10
- France/Spain/Portugal 1 - July 17
- North America/Canada East 1 - July 24
- Republic of South Africa 1 - August 7
- United Kingdom/Ireland 1 - August 21
- Australia 1 - August 28
- Japan 2 - September 18
- Central America East 1 - September 25
- North America/Canada West 2 - October 9
- Europe East/Russia 1 - October 16
- Nordic/Baltic - October 23
- Japan 3 - October 30
- Asia Southeast 1 - November 6
- Central America West 2 - November 13
- Brazil (South America East) 2 - November 20
- Asia East 2 - November 27
- France/Spain/Portugal 2 - December 4
- North America/Canada Midwest - December 11
- United Kingdom/Ireland 2 - December 18
- Central America East 2 - January 8
- North America/Canada East 2 - January 15
- Japan 4 - January 22
CPT 2021 - Prize pool
Capcom announced that each regional tournament will have a $5,000 prize pool, with the money being divided amongst the top four of every event.
CPT 2021 - Where to watch
As usual, you can catch all the action of the Capcom Pro Tour on CapcomFighters' Twitch and YouTube channels.
We have embedded the Twitch stream down below for your convenience.
For more on Street Fighter V, check out everything you need to know about the upcoming Spring Update, which brings Rose as the latest DLC character.