If you live in the Philippines and reside near the Metro Manila area, you might want to check out and/or sign up for Imperium eSports Bar’s USF4 tournament this coming Saturday, April 18, 2015.
TOURNAMENT RULES AND CONDITIONS:
- Console: PS3 (make sure your controller or fight stick is PS3 compatible)
- Input Devices:
- You must provide your own controller.
- Hardware programmable input entry, rapid-fire, or other hardware-assisted mechanisms are strictly forbidden.
- All macros available via the in-game controller configuration menu are allowed.
- Accidentally pausing the game at any time during the fight may force you to forfeit the round (solely at a judge’s discretion).
- All converters are the responsibility of the player.
- Cronus Max Plus and Titan One conveters are banned.
- All wireless controllers which pair to the XBOX 360 and PlayStation 3 are banned.
- XBOX One wireless controllers are allowed to be used only with a USB cable, and no batteries or battery pack in the controller.
- PlayStation 4 Dual Shock controllers are allowed, but must remain at the pool stations during tournament play.
- Nintendo 3DS, 2DS, or WiiU gamepads are not allowed under any circumstances.
- 3rd-party controllers which pair to a dongle like the MadCatz controllers are fine.
- Game Version: Ultra Street Fighter 4 Patch 1.04 (latest)
- Stage Selection: If the players don’t agree on a stage within 15 seconds, a random stage will be selected.
- Character Selection: Any player using ‘Random Select’ to pick their character, must ‘Random Select’ again if they win the match, provided that there is no way to pick a certain character in the random box.
- Character and Ultra Swapping: The loser of the preceding set is allowed to pick a new character, or pick another Ultra for the same character. Winner may change Ultra only if the opponent changes characters. Also, he/she must pick his/her Ultra first (the loser gets to pick his/her Ultra last).
- Tournament Format: Double Elimination: If you lose to 2 players, you are eliminated from the tourney.
- Default Option Settings: 2 rounds to a set, no handicap, 99-second time limit.
- Qualifiers / Quarterfinals / Semifinals: First player to win 2 sets wins the match.
- Grand Finals: First player to win 3 sets wins the match and the tournament.
- Venue Address: Unit 6B 2nd Floor Metrowalk Commercial Complex Meralco Avenue, Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines
- Onsite Registration: PHP 200, 11:30 AM – 1PM
- Online Registration: PHP 150, (click here)
Imperium is the Philippines’ very first eSports bar, founded by videogamer / businessman Raphael Gancayo with the goal of growing the country’s eSports scene. It’s also the currently-scheduled venue for one of Capcom Pro Tour 2015’s ranking events, the Manila Cup.
If I can make it early, then I’ll sign up for the fight. If I can’t, then I’ll just cover the event for this site. Hope to see you there! (^_^)
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