Street Fighter V Launch Event Features Hip Hop Artist Lupe Fiasco Versus Daigo Umehara in an Exhibition Match

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Street Fighter V‘s launch event, taking place on February 15th and leading up to the midnight launch, will feature an exhibition match up between Hip Hop artist Lupe Fiasco and fighting game legend Daigo Umehara.

After the livestream, the two will attend the San Francisco Gamestop launch event on Market Street and hand out copies to those on line.

The event will be hosted by both Capcom and Madcatz. More information on the event can be found just below, as well as posted here (featured image credit: @Markel_Lee).

Street Fighter V Launch Event

Location: Folsom Street Foundry
Address: 1425 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Live stream: (stream runs from 5:00PM – 8:15PM)

5:00PM – 9:00 PM
VIP and Press Admission Only

Undercard Exhibitions

7:45PM – 8:15PM
Lupe VS Daigo Exhibition

9:00PM – Midnight
General Admission

GameStop Midnight Launch Event

Location: GameStop Market Street
Address: 830 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94102

  • 8:30pm – 10:00pm
  • Lupe and Daigo Special Appearance
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