May 17, 2018
ELEAGUE The Challenger: Street Fighter® V to Crown Winner in Final Episode,
Friday, May 18, at 11 p.m. ET/PT on TBS
Turner and IMG’s ELEAGUE will present the dramatic conclusion to its first ever
reality television series – ELEAGUE The Challenger: Street Fighter® V – as the final
two housemates compete for one spot in the upcoming ELEAGUE Street Fighter V
Invitational and a shot at its $250,000 prize pool. The one-hour finale will
premiere Friday, May 18, at 11 p.m. ET/PT on TBS.
A Grand Final match will highlight the final episode of the five-part series, which
will send the winner to ELEAGUE’s professional stage and offer an opportunity to
take on the game’s elite players in the ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational,
beginning June 1 on TBS and Twitch.
ELEAGUE – formed in partnership between Turner and IMG – is a premium esports
content and live tournament brand that has aligned with some of the most popular
esports titles in the business through its first two years: Counter-Strike: Global
Offensive – including having hosted two Major Championships – Overwatch®, Street
Fighter® V: Arcade Edition, Dota 2, Injustice 2, Rocket League, Formula E and
TEKKEN® 7. With a focus on innovative production capabilities, storytelling and
exploring compelling narratives surrounding star teams and players, ELEAGUE has
generated record levels of engagement with its content and positive reaction
throughout the esports community since its launch in 2016.
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive
entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in
1983, the company has created hundreds of games including ground-breaking franchises
Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Monster Hunter™, Ace Attorney®, Mega Man® and Devil
May Cry®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, U.K., France, Germany,
Tokyo, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka,
Japan. More information about Capcom and its products can be found at
www.capcom.com or http://www.capcom-unity.com
Capcom, Ace Attorney, Devil May Cry, Mega Man, Monster Hunter and Resident Evil are
either registered trademarks or trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd., in the U.S. or other
countries. Street Fighter is a registered trademark of Capcom U.S.A., Inc. All other
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