3/26/20
3:15 PM
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Capcom has canceled the first half of this year’s Capcom Pro Tour due to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic. The second half of the developer’s official Street Fighter V competition is still set to begin in July, but the schedule will be adjusted further if necessary.

3/18/20
1:15 PM
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Dominique “SonicFox” McLean and Jon “dekillsage” Coello have signed with esports team Evil Geniuses. These fighting game veterans, often considered two of the best Dragon Ball FighterZ players in the world, were previously part of Echo Fox. SonicFox is also the reigning Mortal Kombat 11 champion.

2/25/20
12:45 PM
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The SNK World Championship in Japan has been postponed indefinitely over coronavirus concerns. This event, which would have capped off months of Samurai Shodown and King of Fighters XIV competition, was originally scheduled for late March. The CDC recently placed Japan on ’Alert’ in response to the disease’s spread.

2/20/20
12:45 PM
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A large Granblue Fantasy Versus tournament in Tokyo has been canceled over coronavirus concerns. The CDC added Japan to its list of affected countries yesterday but has not enacted warnings apart from practicing usual precautions like avoiding the sick and thorough hand-washing.

2/4/20
10:28 PM
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The Evolution Championship Series has revealed the official 2020 lineup. This year’s event will include obvious choices like Street Fighter V, Tekken 7, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as well as the return of community favorite Marvel vs. Capcom 2, among others. Fighting games!

1/9/20
2:05 PM
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An unofficial fix has been developed for Street Fighter V’s terrible attempt at rollback netcode. The game has been plagued by a poor online experience since its launch in 2016, but this third-party workaround apparently works wonders for PC users. Take note, Capcom.

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