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Southern Cross Up 2018

The biggest calendar event of the year just got bigger.

Southern Cross Up is back once again in 2018 ready to deliver the best esports weekend experience available in New Zealand. Get ready for 72 hours worth of fighting game hype where players from around the country (with a sprinkling of internationals) compete in tournaments to determine who the best is in the country for each game.

Spanning over 3 days Southern Cross Up is THE esports event to check out this year. A multitude of fighting games will be on display including Street Fighter V, Tekken 7, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Marvel vs Capcom : Infinite and the hottest fighting game of the moment Dragon Ball FighterZ.

Tekken 7
Dragon Ball FighterZ
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Marvel vs Capcom : Infinite
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Street Fighter V
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle
Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator 2
Super Street Fighter II Turbo
October 5-7
rydges hotel
auckland, nz


info 59 federal st, auckland, 1010, new zealand

Tekken 7

Console: PS4

Game Settings: Versus mode, 3/5 rounds, 2/3 games, 60 second time limit, no handicap.

All characters allowed

Random stage select must be chosen at the start of the match.

After Each game the player must go back to stage/character select.

Only the loser is allowed to change their character at the end of the round.

The winner must stay their original character.

If there is a draw, resulting from both players losing all their health on the same frame, that ends the game in a tie then the match is reset and is required to be played again.



Weekend Pass - Required as a prerequisite for competing in any tournament game. A caual pass that gives access to all casual setups may be purchased at the door on each day for $10.
Starts Jul 30
Finishes Aug 31
Last Minute
Starts Sep 01
Finishes Sep 28

Price per game
Price per side game


Side Games


Full Name

All competitors must supply their own controller and if required the appropriate converter.

No refunds will be given on event related purchases. All sales are final.
Total Cost

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