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The current state of Capcom

Capcom Pro Tour

"With rising cases of COVID-19 including the Omicron variant causing uncertainty and complications globally.... The Capcom Cup VIII event, which was scheduled to be held in the United States in February 2022, will be cancelled"

The current stage of Capcom as well as many other esports scenes across the world is looking grim. For another year in a row Capcom had to make the decision to cancel its Capcom Cup VIII and Street Fighter League World Championship 2021. They will however organize an online season final event that features those players who have won the right to participate in the main event. We should hear more into about that soon.

Capcom Cup VIII was set to take place in February 2022 and feature the top 32 players globally for Street Fighter V. They would have battled it out for what could have been the last world event for the current title.

The Street Fighter League: World Championship 2021 finals was suppose to take place at the same event. It would have fighters the top 2 teams from the Pro-US and Pro-JP leagues. Despite the Capcom Cup VIII this event will be canceled overall instead of having an alternative event.

Robson "robinho" Oliveira

"It has come to our attention that Robson "robinho" Oliveira made claims in a public forum wherein he described participating in reprehensible and atrocious acts.... While this is just one consequence, we hope the local authorities quickly investigate"

Following some heavy comments made by Street Fighter V pro Robson "robinho" Oliveira during a live stream, CapCom has decided to ban this player from all global competition. This ban includes Capcom Cup, Capcom Pro Tour and Street Fighter League. Many other tournament organizations have came forward and also banned this player from all of their respected events.



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