Welcome to the live stream of Melbourne-based Couch Warriors' inaugural Fighters Festival. The competition brings together some of Australia's best fighting gamers and pits them against each other for glory. While you might recognise some of the more popular fighting games like Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 amongst the roster, smaller franchises like BlazBlue and King of Fighters are also represented.
Fighters Festival kicks off at 12:30 p.m. AEST on Saturday 31 March and is scheduled to go until 9 p.m. Please note that these are estimated times, as match length may vary. Below the live stream you'll be able to find the official tournament schedule.
If you don't know what Fighters Festival is, take a look at the Q&A towards the bottom of the page.
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.: Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.: SoulCalibur V - Soul Symphony qualifier
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.: Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.: Street Fighter X Tekken
Who are the Couch Warriors?
Couch Warriors is a group of fighting game aficionados who predominantly live in Melbourne. They usually meet up a few times a year and host Australia-wide tournaments.
What is Fighters Festival?
Fighters Festival is the first in a series of events hosted by Couch Warriors that aims to bring together fighting fans. Both professional and rookie players are welcome. While the tournament is hosted live in Melbourne, you can also watch it through the stream above.
What games are played during Fighters Festival?
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, King of Fighters XI, SoulCalibur V, BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend, Virtua Fighter 5, Dead or Alive 5 demo, and Street Fighter X Tekken.
Fighters Festival is brought to you by Couch Warriors, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Game Traders, and Madman.