Capcom Cup 2020 ending cancelled due to COVID-19 issues
The finale of the 2020 Capcom Cup, initially set up to occur next month, has been cancelled due to the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Street Fighter publisher made the announcement the other day in a statement on Twitter.
Generally held at the end of each year to celebrate the finale of the competitive Street Fighte r year, the Capcom Cup 2020 was rescheduled to the weekend of February 19, 2021 due to restrictions on travel and public gatherings due to COVID-19 With February fast approaching and the pandemic continuing to affect the entire planet, Capcom has taken the decision to cancel the live occasion.
” While we strongly believe we could have carried out a terrific occasion with minimal risk to gamers, personnel, and crew, we have actually reevaluated as this scenario has evolved and the state of this international pandemic has heightened,” said Capcom in its statement. “In its location we will be producing an online-only Season Final so that we are still able to highlight the best gamers from this season […] We want to thank the fans, players, and FGC for supporting Capcom Pro Tour through a tough season.”
Due to the rising cases of COVID-19 worldwide we have actually made the hard choice to cancel #CapcomCup In its location we will be producing an online season final for #CapcomProTour February 20 th and 21 st. Information following: pic.twitter.com/3WsObiSFVA
— Capcom Fighters (@CapcomFighters) January 15, 2021