The North American Street Fighter pro player Du “NuckleDu” Dang made history last night when he managed to beat Ricki Ortiz in the finals 3-1 to become the first NA player to win this international cup.
Not only that, The 20-year old is also the youngest participant to ever win the event losing only 3 games on his journey to the grand prize. $230,000 is now in the bank for Du as the winner of the biggest prize in fighting games history.
NuckleDu beat Miky “Samurai” Chae, Kun-ho “Xian” Xian, Zuhojun “Xiao Hai” Zeng and Egami “MOV” Joe and Ortiz as part of his historical performance. Congratulations Du!
In other news, Capcom made several announcements including Akuma character coming in the 2017 pass for SFV, a new Marvel Vs. Capcom game, and a remaster of Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 that is available now for PS4 and March 2017 for PC and Xbox.