PR: Arc System Works Brings the Fight to Sakura Con 2015

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

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BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Feature

Arc System Works announces an officially sponsored series of tournaments for BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma, Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-, as well as a special exhibition tournament for the unreleased BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend. This will take place at the Sakura-Con on April 3-5, 2015, in Seattle, Washington. A grand Finals Event will bring things to an end. Details can be found below in the press release.

PRESS RELEASE


Arc System Works Brings the Fight to Sakura Con 2015

Sponsors Official Tournaments for BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma, Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- and BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend

YOKOHAMA, JAPAN (February 18, 2015) –  Arc System Works, developer of world-class fighting games such as the Guilty Gear and BlazBlue series, is excited to announce officially sponsored tournaments for BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma, Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-, as well as a special exhibition tournament for the unreleased BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend. The tournaments are taking place at Sakura-Con on April 3-5, 2015, in Seattle, Washington, capping off with a Grand Finals event which will be broadcast on the official Arc System Works Twitch channel and available as a Video On Demand on YouTube soon after the competition.

Expected to participate are BlazBlue EVO 2011 Champion, Alex Chen (Spark) and Derek Bruscas (sG), the highest placing US player at EVO 2014.
Tournament Details:

There is no entry fee for the tournament, but participants must be attending members of Sakura-Con 2015. Sign-ups will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis, starting at 11:00 AM on Friday, April 3, 2015. Sign-ups will be taken in-person only, in room 6D at the Washington State Convention Center until sixty-four entrants per tournament are filled. Entrants must be registered attendees of Sakura-Con. Tournaments will be conducted in a double elimination format.

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend Exhibition Tournament Details:
The BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend exhibition tournament will be an invitational tournament restricted to new characters Celica A.Mercury and Lambda-11.

Tournament Times: Saturday, April 4

  • BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-  – 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend – 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Grand Finals Event – 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM (Program, special guests, and live performances to be announced)

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About Arc System Works
Arc System Works is a developer and fighting game specialist from Japan—best known for the Guilty Gear series of games and, more recently, the BlazBlue series—that has garnered international critical acclaim for its innovative fighting system and spectacular 2D artwork. For more information, please visit the official website http://www.arcsystemworksu.com

© 2015 Arc System Works

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