Final Round 17 preview: Infiltration, GamerBee, K-Brad, ChrisG, Justin Wong, PR Balrog, NuckleDu - 5th character reveal, USF4 location test

Posted by Jonathan 'Catalyst' Grey • March 11, 2014 at 9 p.m. PDT

This is going to be a very exciting weekend for fighting game fans, as Final Round 17 is happening in Atlanta, Georgia.


The 5th character for Ultra Street Fighter 4 will be officially unveiled, there will be a location test for the game, plus more live streams than you can shake a stick at.

Also, there will be a ton of great fighting game tournaments featuring players like Infiltration, AVM|GamerBee, FNEX|K-Brad, GG|NYChrisG, EG|Justin Wong, EG|PR Balrog, EMP|NuckleDu, RG|Filipino Champ, EMP|IFC Yipes, EMP|Flocker, EG|Ricky Ortiz, Wolfkrone and more.

For a complete breakdown of Final Round 17, hit the jump to view our preview.

Final Round 17 events details


Final Round 17
March 14-16, 2014
Hilton Atlanta Airport
Atlanta, Georgia

Top players in attendance: Infiltration, AVM|GamerBee, FNEX|K-Brad, GG|NYChrisG, EG|Justin Wong, EG|PR Balrog, EMP|NuckleDu, Filipino Champ, EMP|IFC Yipes, EMP|Flocker, EG|Ricky Ortiz, Wolfkrone, CEO|CJ Truth, BT|Angelic, Neo, VHS|Cloud805, TS|Arturo Sanchez, Marvelo, CTRL|RayRay, UVG|Noel Brown and many more.

Notable details: The 5th character for Ultra Street Fighter 4 will be revealed here.

Final Round 17 is part of the Capcom ProTour series, and a Capcom Cup qualifier. Also $2,000 will be provided by Capcom as a pot bonus for the top 8 players.

There will be an Ultra Street Fighter 4 location test, Curleh Mustache Battle Royale 3 will be held on Friday, there will be a classic arcade room, Capcom Ultra party and a cosplay contest.

Streams: Team Sp00ky, Capcom Fighters, FunkyP, Kombat Network and 6:45.

Event schedule


All times EDT (Eastern Daylight Time).

FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014 - START TIME: 2:00 PM
Curleh Mustache Battle Royal (360)
Tekken Tag 5v5 (PS3)
Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate Singles (PS3)
Street Fighter x Tekken Singles (360)
Mortal Kombat 9 Singles (360)
King of Fighters XIII Singles (PS3)
Soul Calibur V Singles (PS3)

SATURDAY, MARCH 15, 2014 - START TIME: 10:00 AM
Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v. 2012 Singles (360)
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Singles (PS3)
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Singles (360)
Injustice: Gods Among Us Singles (360)
BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Singles (PS3)
Killer Instinct Singles (XB1)

SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2014 - START TIME: 11:00 AM
Top 8/16 Streaming Schedule

Team Sp00ky:
11:00-01:00 - Injustice: Gods Among Us Top 8
01:00-04:00 - Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Top 8
04:00-06:00 - Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Top 8
07:00-12:00 - Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v. 2012 Top 16

FunkyP:
11:00-01:00 - BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Top 8
01:00-04:00 - Killer Instinct Top 16

Tip from Bloody_hado.

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