Street Fighter pros challenged to exhibition match in Power Rangers: Legacy Wars at Mobile Masters tournament

By on June 20, 2018 at 5:00 pm
POWERRANGERS

Probably never thought you’d live to see Justin Wong playing a Power Ranger mobile fighter, did you?

Amazon’s Mobile Masters esports tournament is kicking off this weekend, where the world’s top Power Rangers: Legacy Wars players are competing for a $20,000 prize. But before a winner gets crowned in Seattle, a gauntlet has been thrown down: a group of Street Fighter pros have been challenged to an exhibition against Power Rangers: Legacy Wars players to see if their 2D fundamentals translate to Mobile Devices.

Team Street Fighter is…

▪ Justin Wong – Seven-time Evo World Champion
▪ Filipino Champ (Ryan Ramirez) – 2012 Evo World Champion
▪ Marn (Martin Phan) – Tatsunoko vs. Capcom Evo Champion

and their opponents on Team Power Rangers are…

▪ Peter Sudarso – Current Power Rangers cast member and top 20 finisher in the Power Rangers Legacy Wars Anniversary Tournament
▪ Jonathan Snow – Hyper RPG Tournament Champion and Runner-Up in Mobile Masters 2017 for Power Rangers: Legacy Wars
▪ DTPNIGHT7 (Aaron Zollicoffer) – Top 8 in Mobile Masters 2017 for Power Rangers: Legacy Wars 
Here’s a quick rundown of nWay’s Power Rangers: Legacy Wars Mobile Masters takeover:

Time:

  • Tournament runs from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 .
  • Exhibition match will take place right before the final tournament match

Prize pool:

  • Total for entire Mobile Masters tournament: $100,000
  • Amount allotted to Legacy Wars: $20,000

Exhibition match format:

  • Three vs. three in a best of seven format

Where to watch:

Source: [press release]

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