WHAT: Red Bull and Capcom announce that Red Bull Media House will host the Capcom Pro Tour North American Finals at Red Bull Battle Grounds in Seattle from November 4 to 6, as well as the regional qualifying events series where amateur players across the country can earn a spot at Battle Grounds in Seattle.
WHO: Red Bull, Capcom
WHY WE CARE: The world of competitive gaming has yet to find its mainstream moment, but it’s still big business. Some reports expect global revenue for eSports to hit $1 billion by 2019. Also, come on, it’s Street Fighter! We’re cheering for whoever’s fighting against Ken.