Konami Arcade Championship 10th Tournament Officially Postponed

In the annual Japan Amusement Expo, the entertainment product giant Konami always hold the final round of the tournament Konami Arcade Championship. Unfortunately, in 2021, Konami Arcade Championship 10th canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Konami Arcade Championship 10th Officially Postponed

Initially, the Konami Arcade Championship 10th was planned to be held on March 6-14, 2021. However, on Monday (8/2), Konami officially announced that the game tournament arcade The 10th implementation had to be postponed to 2021.

Konami has also released a statement regarding the postponement of this event. The following is the official statement from Konami as written in official site.

“Thank you for your continued support of our products and services.

The following steps will be carried out in the 10th KONAMI Arcade Championship after the revocation of the state of emergency.

Half entry and qualifications in the 10th KAC will be extended as soon as the state of emergency for the whole country has been lifted. We will also extend the period for the release of songs for the competition.

The finals scheduled for March 6 (Saturday), 7 (Sunday), 13 (Saturday), and 14 (Sunday) will be postponed. We will inform you of the details about the date and time as soon as possible.

In addition, the 9th Konami Arcade Championship Final Tournament for the remaining titles will be canceled due to the difficulty of postponing events.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused, and ask for your understanding on this.”

About Konami Arcade Championship

Konami Arcade Championship

Konami Arcade Championship or KAC is a game tournament arcade which is held by the Konami company and is held at the Japan Amusement Expo every year. The games that are competed in this tournament are a number of genre games rhythm game and included in the series arcade BEMANI games, such as GITADORA and Dance Dance Revolution.

It’s Been A Long Time

Tournament rhythm game which began to be held in 2011 has four rounds, namely the qualifying round, the Japan Semifinal Round, the semifinal round, and the final round. Especially in the Japan Semifinal Round, the 8 best players from the West and East regions will compete separately. The semifinals will be participated by the best four players from each region, and the final round will be participated by the two best players who will win the title.

Especially in the 10th KAC event, there will be competitions specifically for female players, namely for the IIDX beatmania game, Dance Dance Revolution, and SOUND VOLTEX. Even so, jubeat games will not be competed in the competition category for teams.

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