[SEGA Games Co., Ltd.]
Introducing “Puyo Puyo e Sports” tournaments and stage events at “Tokyo Game Show 2019”

SEGA Games Inc. Introducing the “Puyo Puyo e Sports” tournament and stage events at Tokyo Game Show 2019 …………………………………………………………………………………………… Sega Games Co., Ltd. will hold many competitions and events using “Puyo Puyo e-Sports” at “Tokyo Game Show 2019” (Date: September 12 (Thu)-15 (Sun), Venue: Makuhari Messe) . A professional competition of “ Puyo Puyo ” with a winning prize of 2 million yen performed at “ e-Sports X BLUE STAGE Presented by PlayStation 4 ” dedicated to large esports, “ Sega Games official professional competition “ Puyo Puyo Championship SEASON 2 TGS Special Tournament ”, “U-15e Sports Challenge 2019 Puyo Puyo e-Sports Nations Cup” will be held as the first international junior competition.
[September 14 (Sat)]

■ Puyo Puyo eSports Stage Puyo Puyo professional “Pipoani player” talks about professional gamers etc. with the editorial staff, and also competes with the editorial staff and viewers in “Puyo Puyo e Sports”. Shueisha “V Jump” Booth Puyo Puyo e-Sport Stage Overview Date: September 14th (Sat) 11: 00-11: 30 Venue: Makuhari Messe Hall 2 Shueisha “V Jump” booth Cast: Hippo ni Pro Program viewing page: https://youtu.be/Yif46LZlLjs
■ U-15e Sports Challenge 2019 Puyo Puyo e Sports Nations Cup
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“Puyo Puyo eSports” will hold the first international junior competition “U-15 Sports Challenge 2019 Puyo Puyo eSports Nations Cup”. This tournament is only open for entry on the day, and any player under the age of 15 can participate. Please join us. U-15 eSports Challenge 2019 Puyo Puyo eSports Nations Cup Overview Date: September 14, 2019 (Sat) 10: 00-17: 00 Venue: Makuhari Messe Family Game Park Eligibility: Children under 15 years of age (elementary and junior high school) regardless of nationality * Parental consent is required for participation. Participation registration entry method: On the day of the event, you will receive an entry at the “Puyo Puyo e-Sports Nations Cup Reception” in the venue. Cast Pro: Piponi Qualifying entry time: 10: 00-11: 50
[Sunday, September 15]

■ SEGA Games Official Pro Tournament “Puyo Puyo Championship SEASON2 TGS Special Tournament” Final tournament distribution URL announced
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“Puyo Puyo Championship SEASON2 TGS Special Tournament”, a professional tournament of “Puyo Puyo” with a winning prize of 2 million yen, will be held at “e-Sports X BLUE STAGE Presented by PlayStation 4”, a large e-sport stage at “Tokyo Game Show 2019” Will be broadcast live. In addition to the players who won the last 8 in the “Puyo Puyo Championship SEASON2 June Tournament” last year, all 16 professional players who participated in the qualifiers, and the Korean players who are the special players invited overseas, Taiwan The tournament will be a total of 18 players including 2 players. Please look forward to the hot fights of professional players. In addition, a novelty will be presented to visitors to the tournament viewing area. The character of “Puyo Puyo” is a cute stick balloon and clear bottle. The clear bottle is a novelty limited to this tournament. As both are limited in quantity, distribution will end as soon as they are gone. Please note. Also, since this tournament will be free to view, please come by all means.
[Program viewing page]
YouTube Live (Puyo Puyo Official YouTube Channel): https://youtu.be/3GYKT-Kynes Periscope (Puyo Puyo Official Twitter): “Puyo Puyo Official Twitter” during the broadcast time You can watch from tweets from (https://twitter.com/puyopuyo20th).
[TGS Official Video Channel]
4 Delivering mainly e-Sports X patterns. Japanese edition: YouTube, Twitter, niconico, Twitch, Facebook, OPENREC English version: YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, Faceboo, etc. Chinese version: DOUYU TV * Please check from the official video channel page of the TGS official website (tgs.cesa.or.jp) and the official app. SEGA Games Official Pro Tournament Outline of “Puyo Puyo Championship SEASON2 TGS Special Tournament” Date and time: Sunday, September 15, 2019, 10: 30 ~ 13: 00 Venue: Special venue in “Tokyo Game Show 2019” Makuhari Messe Hall 9-11 “E-Sports X BLUE STAGE Presented by PlayStation 4” Adopted software rules: PlayStation 4 software “Puyo Puyo e Sports”, Puyo Puyo Participating professional players: delta / Kumachomu / Pipouni / Mackie / coo / fron / Yodasoma / live SAKI / Setagana / Rain / MATTYAN / Wafuru / Tomo-kun / Yanase / Zairo * Honorifics omitted, in order of rank (same rate is in Japanese alphabetical order) Overseas special invited players: <Korean player representativeTop Korean player “OSL FUTURES Phase1” <Taiwan National Team2019 SEGA “ Puyo Puyo Championship in Taiwan '' July Summer Special Tournament Winner Commendation: Awarded to top-ranked players 1st place: 2 million yen 2nd place: 500,000 yen 3rd place: 100,000 yen Pro Players who entered the Best 8 will be given the right to participate in the final tournament of the next Puyo Puyo Championship Granting “Championship Points” to “Puyo Puyo Finals SEASON 2” 1st place: 10pt 2nd place: 6pt Best 4: 3pt Best 8: 1pt MC / Guest: MC: Ayana Aoi Guest: “Puyo Puyo” Special Supporter Yurika Tachibana novelty:
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Stick balloon
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Clear bottle
■ Challenge to eSports Pro-Puyo Puyo eSports JeSU Pro License Competition-
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At the “Japan eSports Union (JeSU)” booth, we will hold “Esports Pro Challenge-Puyo Puyo eSports JeSU Pro License Competition”. The top 6 qualifying results from the score attack will be able to win the challenge to the 4 best professional players at the Puyo Puyo Championship SEASON2 TGS Special Tournament held on the esports X stage. Will be issued a JeSU Certified Pro License. * A JeSU certified junior license is issued for ages 13 to 15, and no license is issued for ages 12 and under. Outline of “Challenge to e-Sports Pro-Puyo Puyo e-Sport JeSU Pro License Competition-” Date: September 15th (Sunday) 14: 00-16: 30 Venue: Japan eSports Union (JeSU) booth (Makuhari Messe 9 Hall) Adopted software rules: PlayStation 4 software “Puyo Puyo e Sports”, Puyo Puyo Schedule: 10: 00-Distributed numbered tickets for qualifying participation JeSU booth First 64 people * Ends as soon as it is gone 14:00 to 15:00 Qualifying (Score Attack) 15: 00-15: 20 Exhibition match 15: 20-16: 30 Main battle (Professional license competition) * The schedule may change depending on the progress of the match. Please note. Performer: “Puyo Puyo Championship SEASON2 TGS Special Tournament” Best 4 professional players Tournament MC MC: Yurika Tachibana
[What is Puyo Puyo Series]
The Puyo Puyo series is a national fallen action puzzle game that has been loved for more than a quarter of a century. In 1991, the first “Puyo Puyo” was released in MSX2 and NES disc system versions, and in 1992, the arcade and mega drive versions were released from Sega. A simple and easy-to-understand game system, cute characters, and game characteristics that introduced a battle form for the first time as a fallen action puzzle game, recorded explosive hits. Since then, it has been developed as a classic action puzzle game on a variety of game consoles, mobile phones, and smartphones. In March 2018, it became a JeSU (Japan eSports Union) official title and a professional gamer was born. The e-sports scene is also exciting, and many competitions are currently being held. “Esports” is an abbreviation for “electronic sports” and, in a broad sense, refers to entertainment, competition, and sports in general using electronic devices. This is the name used when capturing the game as a sporting event.
【Product information】
Product Name: Puyo Puyo eSport Supported devices: PlayStation (R) 4 / Nintendo Switch (TM) Release date : Package version: On sale (released on Thursday, June 27, 2019) Download version: Available (October 25, 2018) Price: Package version: 1,990 yen (excluding tax) Download version: 1,851 yen (excluding tax) Genre: Action puzzle Number of players: 1-4 Release / Sales: SEGA Games Inc. CERO notation: Category A (for all ages) Copyright notice: (C) SEGA Official site: puyo.sega.jp/PuyoPuyo_eSports/ Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/puyopuyo20th Product Name: Puyo Puyo Champions Applicable models: Steam Release date: Now available (Wednesday, May 8, 2019) Price: 1,019 yen (excluding tax) Genre: Action puzzle Number of players: 1-4 Release / Sales: SEGA Games Inc. CERO notation: Category A (for all ages) Copyright notice: (C) SEGA Official site : puyo.sega.jp/PuyoPuyo_eSports/ puyo.sega.com/champions/ (* Western version official site) Sales page: store.steampowered.com/app/971620/ * The PC version includes language texts in Japanese, English, French, German, Spanish, Korean, Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese. Voice can be switched between English and Japanese as an option. * Please confirm the required specifications for the PC version from the Steam product page.
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