New Street Fighter 5 content dropping today helps support the Capcom Cup 2017 prize pool

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 25 April 2017 15:16 GMT

A new set of Capcom Pro Tour-themed content for Street Fighter 5 will be made available starting today, and like last year, sales of the DLC will support the circuit and add to the Capcom Cup prize pool.

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The Capcom Pro-Tour 2017 content for Street Fighter 5 comes with a new stage and costumes. This year, there will also be a Capcom Pro Tour 2017 Premier Pass on offer.

Those who purchase the Capcom Pro Tour 2017 Premier Pass will be able to participate in new in-game events, starting in June. These events include completing online targets such as winning Ranked Matches to redeem Fight Money.

Also included in the bundle, are all CPT costumes, a new stage, plus two titles, PlayStation 4 exclusive CPT-themed color for all 28 characters and the aforementioned monthly in-game targets that reward Fight Money.

Players can also purchase the in-game items separately. Pricing and content is listed below.

Capcom Pro Tour Costumes

  • Additional Costume (“Capcom Pro Tour”): Ryu Formal Wear — $5.99/€5.99
  • Additional Costume (“Capcom Pro Tour”): Ken Formal Wear — $5.99/€5.99
  • Additional Costume (“Capcom Pro Tour”): Champion’s Choice Costume — $5.99/€5.99
  • Capcom Pro Tour Stage — $9.99/€9.99

Capcom Pro Tour 2017 Premier Pass — $24.99/€24.99

  • Additional Costume (“Capcom Pro Tour”): Ryu Formal Wear
  • Additional Costume (“Capcom Pro Tour”): Ken Formal Wear
  • Additional Costume (“Capcom Pro Tour”): Champion’s Choice Costume
  • Capcom Pro Tour Stage
  • One exclusive CPT-themed color option for all 28 characters (PlayStation 4-exclusive) (see image of Kolin and Akuma)
  • Two Titles: “Capcom Cup 2017” and “Capcom Pro Tour 2017”

The content will be taken off the marketplace at the end of November, just before Capcom Cup 2017.

30% of the revenue from the DLC will go toward the Capcom Cup 2017 prize pool, and an additional 50% of the revenue is invested into Capcom Pro Tour production. In all, 80% of revenue from the Capcom Pro Tour 2017 content will support the event.

Capcom also contributes a portion of its sponsorship, ad revenue, and merchandise sales into the both the tour and prize pool. You can look over the CPT 2017 schedule through the official website.

Last year, Capcom Cup 2016 winner Du “NuckleDu” Dang took home over $230,000.

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