Capcom cancels Capcom Cup 2021 and Street Fighter League: World Championship 2021
Despite hosting competitions entirely online throughout the last year, Capcom has decided to cancel the Capcom Cup 2021 amid increased COVID-19 cases and concerns surrounding the Omicron variant. The event that was set to be held in February 2022 will be replaced by a season-end online event.
This is Capcom Cup for the second year in a row has been canceled due to COVID and the alternative competition will likely emulate the regional format of the Capcom Pro Tour Season Final 2020 replacing the Capcom Cup 2020.
“With increasing cases of COVID-19 including the Omicron variant causing uncertainty and complexity around the globe, Capcom once again finds itself in the difficult position of having to cancel the Capcom Cup.” Capcom said in a statement. “The team did not come to this decision lightly, as we know what the Capcom Cup means to the community and the players have trained hard to qualify. The entire eSports team would like to extend our sincerest apologies. Please know that we share your frustration, as we want nothing more than for this event to return in a grand manner, but the health and safety of the players and everyone involved is a priority. our highest. “
Additional information on the alternative event will be shared in the coming weeks, but the list will include players who have already earned a spot at the Capcom Cup VIII through the recent Capcom Pro Tour regional online competitions. here most.
Capcom also canceled Street fighter League: The 2021 World Championship, to be held during the Capcom Cup, brings the SFL season to an abrupt end as well.
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