Tokyo – October 10, 2018 – Cygames has announced that it will sponsor Canada Cup 2018, Canada’s premiere fighting game tournament event.

Canada Cup 2018 will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Canada, on October 26-28, 2018. It will feature over 20 different tournament events, across a 100,000 square feet venue, with $50,000 CAD in prize pots.

Interest in this year’s event is at an all-time high, with a record number of registrants signing up to be part of the event, which is the last major tournament for pro players to pick up ranking points for some of the fighting games at the show. The event will feature all of the biggest and best beat ‘em ups, and some of the biggest names too – including Cygames Beast members Daigo Umehara, PR Balrog, Chris T., Gamerbee and Fuudo.

The sponsorship is the latest foray for Cygames into the world of fighting games, demonstrating the company’s commitment to deliver the best in entertainment – whatever the genre.

Be sure to check out the event either in person or live on Twitch.

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About Canda Cup
Since its launch in 2009, Canada Cup has established itself as one of the major fixtures on the beat ‘em up calendar and Canada Cup 2018 is gearing up for another record breaking year, with over $50,000 CAD in prize pots.
Canada Cup 2018 will be hosted in partnership with EGLX at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This means more space for players and spectators at this 100,000 sqft venue in the heart of downtown Toronto!
23 different tournament events, one gigantic venue, and something for every type of fan in the Fighting Game Community. Get ready, Toronto. We’ll see you in October!

For more information see the official event website at: http://canada-cup.ca/

About Cygames
Cygames, Inc. is an acclaimed developer and operator of popular mobile games. Formed as a CyberAgent group company in May, 2011, Cygames always strives to provide the best in entertainment. The company’s first title, Shingeki no Bahamut (Rage of Bahamut), revolutionized mobile card games when it was released in September 2011. The company’s next ground-breaking adventure, Granblue Fantasy, expanded the possibilities of mobile gaming with an epic story featuring dozens of voice actors. Most recently, Shadowverse marked the next evolution in the collectible card game (CCG) genre: having been downloaded over 18 million times, it was described as “2016’s standout digital CCG” by SuperData Research.

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