Red Bull Hit the Streets South African finals taking place this week

Red Bull Hit the Streets

Red Bull Hit the Streets South African finals taking place this week

South African fighting game community fans are in for a treat this week, as the Red Bull Hit the Streets finals are taking place on Thursday, 3 December 2020. Players from all across the country have been competing in qualifiers over the past month, leading up to the finals with an incredible first-place prize for both Tekken 7 and Street Fighter V. Here’s what you need to know about the South African finals.

Red Bull Hit the Streets finals

This year, the qualifiers took place online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. However, the qualified players will travel to Cape Town to participate in the Red Bull Hit the Streets finals. This year, there has been the inclusion of Tekken 7, after 2019 only had Street Fighter V, which Jabhi “JabhiM” Mabuza won.

JabhiM qualified for this year’s finals and is the favourite to win the Street Fighter V tournament. However, there are some strong contenders, so it will be absolutely exciting to watch the action on Thursday. Check out who is participating in the Red Bull Hit the Streets South African finals below.

Street Fighter V
  • Seed 1: JabhiM
  • Seed 2: Billy
  • Seed 3: Ren
  • Seed 4: TBD (LCQ Winner)
Tekken 7
  • Seed 1: CallymBeukes
  • Seed 2: CactuarKiDD
  • Seed 3: TBD (LCQ Winner)
  • Seed 4: TBD (LCQ 2nd Place)

The Last Chance Qualifiers (LCQ) will also take place on the day. The action will be streamed live on Red Bull’s Twitch.tv channel from 19h00.

The players who win the Tekken 7 and Street Fighter V finals will get an incredible, once-in-a-lifetime prize: An all-expenses-paid trip to experience Red Bull Kumite in 2021.

Header image via Tyrone Bradly / Red Bull Content Pool.

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