Capcom Japan’s world famous video game, Street Fighter V for the PlayStation 4 has been officially released in Malaysia. The launch was attended by 380 enthusiastic fans attending the Street Fighter V Malaysia Launch Party hosted by video game distributor, PLAY Interactive Sdn Bhd.
The launch party, which is officially sanctioned by Capcom and Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited (Singapore Branch) (SCES), and organised by PLAY Interactive is an initiative to promote and raise awareness of the release of Street Fighter V for PlayStation 4 in the country as well as to give Malaysian gamers a chance to experience the latest instalment of the Street Fighter franchise first hand.
A highlight at the party was the presence of Streamline Studios, which had collaborated with Capcom on the development of Street Fighter V. The Netherlands-based video games developer with operations in Malaysia exhibited their creative works at the party.
The launch party was a Street Fighter fan delight and kicked off at 6pm (+8GMT) on 15th February 2016 with a myriad of activities including cosplay and photo posing fun, a Street Fighter V tournament, prize giveaways, and the release of Street Fighter V PlayStation 4 copies, which were conducted by Gamers Hideout to eager fans right at the stroke of midnight as the game officially launches in Malaysia.
Fans were also treated to a lucky draw with notable prizes given away including entrance tickets plus return flight to the Tokyo Game Show 2016, Mad Catz PlayStation 4-compatible arcade sticks and gamepads, RM2,000 worth of cash prizes for tournament winners and Bigboystoys-sponsored Street Fighter figurines worth up to RM2,000.