HyperX brings you an SFV x SSBM Showdown at 2 P.M. PST on July 18th

Tomorrow at 2 Pacific Time, sixteen players will journey to Los Angeles for an invitational event brought to you by HyperX!

How this event will work: fourteen sponsored players will join two special guests for a pair of eight-man brackets, one for Smash Melee and one for Street Fighter V. A special team exhibition in ARMS, Nintendo’s latest fighting game title for the Nintendo Switch, will follow both brackets, pitting two teams of eight against one another. It’s a battle between Team SSBM and Team SFV – who will emerge victorious?!

The players to be featured in the HyperX Showdown are as follows:

Team SSBM (Super Smash Bros. Melee)

  • Liquid Hungrybox
  • C9 Mang0
  • Echo Fox Mew2King
  • G2 Westballz
  • Liquid Chudat
  • Liquid Chillindude
  • Liquid Ken
  • TSM Leffen

Team SFV (Street Fighter V)

  • Echo Fox Tokido
  • Echo Fox Momochi
  • Echo Fox Chocoblanka
  • Echo Fox Justin Wong
  • Daigo Umehara
  • PR Balrog
  • RB Snake Eyez
  • PG Punk

HyperX has also invited four gentlemen from the FGC to cast both brackets as well as the ARMS team battle. See below for a Twitter post identifying our casters.

Below is the official schedule for the event. If necessary, it may be altered.

2:00 p.m – Stream Starts
2:30 – 4:30 p.m – SSBM
4:30 – 5:00 p.m – AMA w/ Smash Players
5:15 – 7:15 p.m – SFV
7:15 – 7:45 p.m – AMA w/ SFV
8:00 – 9:00 p.m – Special Event!

Full details on the event, including how to tune in, can be found at their Facebook page here.

In 2002, HyperX was founded as a high-performance product division for a company called Kingston Technology, the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer. Since then, it has grown into a business encompassing multiple products such as memory modules, solid-state drives, flash drives, and most notably, their amazing headsets which have earned praise from many competitive gamers. Recently they were featured in a booth at EVO 2017 to connect with FGC enthusiasts from all over the globe.

HyperX is also known as the proud sponsor of over twenty gaming teams across the globe, as well as the Intel Extreme Masters and DreamHack festivals (including DreamHack Atlanta). The company’s goal is to meet the demands of competitive gamers from today’s generation as well as future generations to come.

To enjoy HyperX’s products, visit their website at www.hyperxgaming.com.

We wish the invited players all the best and can’t wait to enjoy their exhibition tomorrow! Be sure to follow HyperX’s Twitter to stay informed on both their products and the HyperX Showdown.