Tournaments Begin Jan. 9, 2017, Broadcast Live via Stream.Me
AUSTIN, TX – Dec. 19, 2016 – Street Fighter V players will have the opportunity to win a trip to EVO 2017 next month in Savage Series, a four-week tournament hosted by Stream.Me in partnership with fighting game community legend Alex Valle and Level Up Productions.
Savage Series will mark the first appearance of Akuma in competitive Street Fighter V play and will feature commentary Jeremy “Vicious” Lopez and Tempo Storm FGC Consultant Reepal “Rip” Parbhoo during the first week of the tournament, with the talent for future cycles to be announced. Alex Valle, known throughout the world as someone of importance in the fighting game community and Street Fighter V scene will be producing and running this event on behalf of Stream.Me.
The online tournament is free to enter and open to all players in the United States, Canada and Mexico across both PC and PlayStation 4. Interested fighters can find more information about the event and register to participate here.
The action will kick off Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 with qualifiers at 6:00pm PST. Pools will take place each Monday and will be followed with Top 8 Finals on Tuesdays starting at 7:00pm PST.
The Top 8 Finalists each week will be awarded points, with the eventual champion winning free travel and lodging to EVO 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Additionally, runner-up contestants, a circuit participant and even some lucky viewers at home will be awarded Limited Edition Street Fighter skateboard decks from NSURGO.
Alex Valle, known throughout the world as key member of the fighting game community andStreet Fighter V scene will be producing and running the Savage Series, which will be hosted and broadcast live via Stream.me, a video platform that gives viewers the ability to simultaneously view multiple players and casters in up to 4K HD video running at 60 frames-per-second. Stream.Me also allows users to blend audio from several streams and combine chat rooms from different sources, granting audiences unmatched control over their experience with Stream.Me’s built-in multi-channel and multi-chat options.
Competitors are invited to broadcast their matches exclusively via Stream.Me.
- Qualifiers – Monday, Jan. 9 – 6:00pm PST
- Top 8 Finals – Tuesday, Jan. 10 – 7:00pm PST
- Qualifiers – Monday, Jan. 16 – 6:00pm PST
- Top 8 Finals – Tuesday, Jan. 17 – 7:00pm PST
- Qualifiers – Monday, Jan. 23 – 6:00pm PST
- Top 8 Finals – Tuesday, Jan. 24 – 7:00pm PST
- Qualifiers – Monday, Jan. 30 – 6:00pm PST
- Top 8 Finals – Tuesday, Jan. 31 – 7:00pm PST
- Double Elimination
- 99 Second Time Limit
- Best 2 out of 3 rounds per game
- Best 2 out of 3 games for pools
- Best 3 out of 5 games for top 8 finals
- Winner must keep the same character
- Loser can switch characters
- Banned Stages: Kanzuki Beach and Skies of Honor
- All DLC characters allowed
“Savage Series will be the first major North American online circuit featuring Street Fighter V Season 2,” said Alex Valle, President, Level Up Productions. “I’m looking forward to seeing players develop throughout the series and showcase the balance changes to kick off the year.”
Tournament rules and eligibility requirements for The Savage Series can be found here.