Friday, January 7th, 2022 

Capcom Cup 2022 Canceled Amid Omicron Concerns


Similar to last year, 2022 will host a mix of both offline and online fighting game events with COVID-19 and its Omicron variant still a major concern for travel, and especially international travel. Today, Capcom Fighters announced on Twitter that Capcom Cup VIII a live event originally scheduled to kick off in February 2022 in the U.S.A., has been officially canceled. "We will be producing an online season final similar to last year," said Capcom. "Due to the rising cases of COVID-19 and after careful consideration, Capcom once again finds itself in the difficult position of having to cancel #CAPCOMCUP," Capcom said on Twitter. Below is the full statement via Capcom Fighters.

As it reads above, Capcom will produce an online season final event featuring the players who qualified for Capcom Cup VII. @CapcomFighters will provide additional details regarding the future of Capcom Pro Tour 2022 later this year.

Keep it here on Fighters Generation for more FGC news in 2022.
~TFG Webmaster, Frank Joseph | @Fighters_Gen


 Source:  @CapcomFighters                    

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