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Capcom UK community manager: I can't wait till you see what we have in store for Street Fighter 5

Many of us were hopeful about big announcements for Street Fighter 5 from Capcom at the conclusion of Final Round 2019 — the first tournament of the 2019 Capcom Pro Tour. Needless to say, the lack of a character reveal following this event left a damper on the mood for many.

At this very moment, Capcom's statement about "doing things differently" this year has mostly been viewed as a negative thing since there's been no communication as to what this might mean. However, recent statements from a Capcom community manager have been very interesting.

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If you enjoy watching and playing Street Fighter 5, Capcom's lack of communication isn't necessarily a reason to stop

If you've listened to our latest podcast episode, you can tell in the first few seconds by my tone alone that I've been fairly demoralized by Capcom's lack of announcements for Street Fighter 5. No doubt that makes me just one of many experiencing that sentiment of lack of acknowledgement and even disrespect by a company we've tethered ourselves to in multiple ways.

What I'm hoping we avoid here is a falling into the trap that says "Street Fighter 5 is incomplete because Capcom isn't talking or updating in the way we expected." That's a very low-resolution, emotionally-centered reaction that I've found growing within myself, and I figure if I'm experiencing it then others likely are as well.

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Street Fighter 5 pros pull off the greatest choreographed Ryu mirror match you've ever seen

This choreographed Street Fighter 5 dance between two professional players might be the best round we've ever seen in the game's history.

During a recent installment of Japanese live stream, THE GAME ENBU, Street Fighter pros FAV|Sako and DNG|Itabashi Zangief performed a perfectly executed round of Ryu vs. Ryu. This is definitely one of those instances of "you have to see it to believe it."

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No Street Fighter 5 announcement at Final Round 2019, let's discuss why, how the community is reacting, and where we should go from here

"Maybe not in January, maybe not at EVO Japan, but then surely at the kick off event of the 2019 Capcom Pro Tour we'll get something in the way of character announcements for Street Fighter 5," was the community's general speculation surrounding Capcom's radio silence on this matter.

Final Round 2019 has come and gone, and though the production was thoroughly entertaining with its wonderfully unpredictable results, little to no streaming issues, and very exciting matches throughout, here we stand on Monday still with no more information in the way of SF5's fourth season.

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Here are the six players voted into the Street Fighter League and all confirmed competitors so far

Capcom is running their Street Fighter League in North America this year. Six teams consisting of three players each will slug it out starting next month, with two seasons of action slated for this year and running their course over the next several months.

Of the 18 players competing, six of them were set to be added to the tournament by way of fan voting. The process closed over the weekend, and we now have the six competitors voted into the Street Fighter League.

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Sus404308's Street Fighter sketch art is simply beautiful

We've featured galleries from Sus304308 here on EventHubs before, but it's been a good while and the incredible artist has been hard at work generating new content.

While we're used to staring at extremely high definition graphics all day while playing our favorite games, Sus's more simplistic sketch style reminds us that beauty is very much in the basics.

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Johnny bullies with Karin's heavy punch, Momochi confirms off of everything, and 'The Alpha' has returned to win it all — Final Round 2019 highlights

Final Round 2019 has wrapped up now. Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition was the game that attracted the highest number of entrants with 300 in the competition.

This was the first Capcom Pro Tour event of 2019. We've got numerous highlights to review.

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Final Round 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Final Round 2019 is taking place this weekend in Hapeville, Georgia, and it's a massive event for several different games. This is the kickoff for the Capcom Pro Tour season, but don't let that fool you into thinking Street Fighter is the only thing happening. There are a wealth of high-profile figbhting games featured at this event, which are all listed further down.

First off, let's list some of the notable players showing up for this prestigious event — RB|Gachikun, Rohto|Tokido, FD|Fujimura, Momochi, Mouz|Problem X, FOX|NuckleDu, CO|Go1, FOX|SonicFox, CYG|Fuudo, GGP|Kazunoko, CO|Dogura, REC|Punk, FAV|Sako, GO|Luffy, Justin Wong, RZR|Xian, NVD|Phenom, RB|Bonchan, NRG|HookGangGod, EQNX|Joey Fury, UYU|NL, Disrupt|Shadow20z, Verloren, Liquid|John Takeuchi, UYU|OilKing, MrKwiggle, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, FD|Haitani, GRPT|MOV, BC|Tachikawa, CYG|GamerBee, Rise|Smug, Mago, W2W|KnowKami, UGS|XCaliburBladez, Co-D|Hoodless, SB|DoomSnake, ElectrifiedMann, RRQ|Moke, NRG|Supernoon, UGS|BBoyDragon, Disrupt|Joonya20z, KoDee and of course many, many more.

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Street Fighter League online qualifiers results

Update: This story has been updated with results all six qualifiers.

The Street Fighter League, a team-based league we've mentioned in the past, will be starting fairly soon.

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Only Ryu, Nash, Falke, Sakura and Ed were missing in the top 128 of Final Round 2019's Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition event — character usage stats

The second day for Final Round 2019 has ended for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition. Being that this was the first Capcom Pro Tour event of the year, there were more than 300 entrants entered to participate.

It's time to review the characters that made their way into the upper portion of the bracket. Specifically, we have the characters used for the top 128 and 64.

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Tampa Bison gets counter hit without a button press, MOV instant head stomps opposition, and more — Final Round 2019 highlights and off stream details

Day two of Final Round 2019 has now concluded. There are now only eight competitors remaining for tomorrow.

Throughout today and yesterday, there were numerous upsets that occurred during the pools matches. Of course, the action didn't just stop in pools. We've got a batch of highlights to showcase for the rest of the event.

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There were some huge upsets during Final Round 2019 pools in Street Fighter 5, here's a recap of what you may have missed

We're on the second day of Final Round 2019. Notably, this is the first Capcom Pro Tour event of 2019. There are now in the top 48 portion of the bracket.

Along the way, many top players were sent to the losers bracket or outright eliminated from the tournament. Before seeing how the rest of the event will play out, it might be worth it to review some of the upsets that have occurred so far.

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Alex's Leo crossover costume Extra Battle missions begin in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition

Balrog's Guts Man costume campaign has come to an end in Street Fighter 5 making room for one of the series' most beloved underdogs, so that he could get his time in the spotlight.

Alex's Leo crossover outfit from Red Earth now has its first mission available to play in SF5's Extra Battle mode along with some new tunes and the finale of four returning costumes.

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Voting is now open for Street Fighter League's player nominations featuring Smug, Brian F, Brolylegs, Shine, Xykes, Neon and more

Final Round 2019 may be kicking off the Capcom Pro Tour in style, but Capcom's other venture into eSports in America is also going forward looking to finalize its 18-man roster for what's to come next.

Street Fighter League's open nomination voting is now available for the public to decide who will be the final six players to make it to the new invitational series featuring loads of top talent and familiar faces fighting to earn their spots.

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Brighten your day with someone else's Street Fighter 5 frustrations; here's one of the most epic trolls we've seen done online

When you jump into the ring online, (and it doesn't matter what fighting game you're playing) shenanigans can and will eventually go down.

Between lag, trolls, and any unexpected software hiccups, you can't put anything, no matter how odd or counter-intuitive, past opponents. We have a pretty entertaining clip of one particular online interaction between emerging tournament player Mo-Joe and a poor, unsuspecting Laura.

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Oil King is insane, Ryuusei is a round thief, 801 Strider shows off his G and more; Final Round 2019 day one highlights for Street Fighter

We've seen only one day's worth of action and already Final Round 2019 is proving to be the momentous Capcom Pro Tour kick off event we had hoped for.

With as many high level players as are in attendance, we're already seeing those we'd expect to meet only in the top eight finals clash as early as pools, and already some big names have been taken down.

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Keep a close eye on the Street Fighter social media accounts for hints if new characters are coming

You should keep your eyes on Capcom's Twitter and Facebook pages for Street Fighter for a hint about who the latest character will be in Street Fighter 5 — assuming one or more is scheduled to be announced this weekend at Final Round 2019.

While there's no guarantee we'll receive a character reveal this weekend at the tournament, a lot of hints have been pointing in this direction, with Rose, E. Honda or Sodom being the foremost candidates, but at this point, pretty much anyone is on the table.

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