Mike Stubbs . Tournaments . Tuesday 8th November 2016 . 09:43
FACEIT will host the Capcom Pro Tour EU Regional Finals at Milan Games Week later this month.
The first day of competition, October 15th, will see 256 players compete for one of two remaining slots in the main competition.
The next day will see all 14 of the players who have already qualified for the main event, by winning EU Regional Ranking Events throughout the season, along with the two qualifiers from the previous day, battle it out for a spot the Capcom Cup 2016.
F-Word & Logan Sama will be the casters for the event, which will be viewable on Twitch.
“Milan Games Week is proud to host the most skilled competitive players inside and outside of Europe for two days of incredible Street Fighter V gameplay”, say the organizers. “MGW was founded to be an open event for thousands of indie game, cosplay, retro gaming and competitive gaming fans from all over Europe. It’s fitting that this 256 person tournament is likewise open to player far and wide to join the fun”.
“It’s great to have a CPT event returning to Milan Games Week for the second year in a row,” said James Bardolph, Creative Director of FACEIT Media. “The Day One Open EU Regional Ranking Event will be an exciting chance to see up-and-coming talent challenge legendary players in the scene. I’m looking forward to some heated matches between dedicated competitors and the passionate Street Fighter V fans cheering them on the whole way.”