As the coronavirus pandemic causes the cancellation of offline events for the foreseeable future, Capcom has outlined a whole new online circuit for Street Fighter V: Champion Edition.
In their latest announcement on 14th May, Capcom cancelled all remaining offline premiers, ranking events and World Warrior events for the 2020 season.
The cancellation comes with the silver lining of Capcom Pro Tour Online 2020, which will lead into the Capcom Cup 2020. So here’s what you need to know about the new online circuit.
Get ready for online Street Fighter V tournaments (Picture: Capcom)
What is the format of the Capcom Pro Tour Online 2020?
The Capcom Pro Tour Online consists of 18 online regional tournaments, with the winner from each tournament automatically qualifying for the Capcom Cup 2020.
These regional tournaments are split across varying regions in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, China and Australia.
The first tournament starts 6th June in North America East.
How else can you qualify for the Capcom Cup 2020?
Along with the 18 winners from each regional tournament, 2019’s Capcom Cup winner Derek “iDom” Ruffin is also automatically qualified.
The final 20th slot will be awarded to one of the 31 finalists from Capcom Cup 2019, the the winner decided through a community vote.
How to qualify for Capcom Cup 2020 (Picture: Capcom)
When does the Capcom Cup 2020 take place?
The final stop on the Capcom Pro Tour Online circuit will take place in the US, instead of France, in the first quarter of 2021.
An official date is set to be announced in the future.
What is the schedule for Capcom Pro Tour Online 2020?
- Europe East & Middle East 1 (Block F) - 13-14th June
- North America East 1 (Block B) - 20-21st June
- Asia South East 1 (Block G) - 27-28th June
- South America 1 (Block D) - 4-5th July
- Europe West 1 (Block E) - 18-19th July
- Asia East 1 (Block H) - 25-26th July
- Central America (Block C) - 1-2nd August
- North America West 1 (Block A) - 15-16th August
- North America East 2 (Block B) - 29-30th August
- Europe East & Middle East 2 (Block F) - 12-13th September
- Asia South East 2 (Block G) - 19-20th September
- South America 2 (Block D) - 26-27th September
- Europe West 2 (Block E) - 10-11th October
- Central America (Block C) - 17-18th October
- Asia East 2 (Block H) - 24-25th October
- China (Block J) - 7-8th November
- Australia (Block I) - 14-15th November
- North America West 2 (Block A) - 21-22nd November
How can I watch the Capcom Pro Tour Online 2020?
Capcom Pro Tour matches will be streamed on the official Capcom Fighters Twitch channel.