Capcom and Virgin Gaming Team Up for Super Street Fighter IV Money Matches
Written Thursday, February 20, 2014 By Lee BradleyView author's profile
Capcom and Virgin Gaming are allowing Super Street Fighter IV fans to play for money.
“Today, I’m proud to announce our partnership with Virgin Gaming, which will allow players to compete with one another for not only pride, but for money as well!,” said “ComboFiend” on the Capcom Unity Blog.
“As a child of the arcade era, there was something special about each win I’d earn while on the Street Fighter II cabinet,” he said. “Since each game was pay to play, every win felt that much more euphoric as I watched my defeated opponent have to pony up more money, whereas each loss stung that much more as I felt my pockets running out of coins.
“Essentially something more than pride was on the line each game, and that made everyone play all that much harder. With the advent of free online play, it’s been difficult putting something on the line other than pride… UNTIL NOW.”
The post concludes, “So next time someone taunts you online, you can tell them to put their money where their mouth is.”
For more information on how to set up money matches, head over to Virgin Gaming.