MGL Street Fighter V Rules

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Generation Esports Administration
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Street Fighter V

The rules contained on this page only cover this specific game, please review the Generation Esports Generall Competition Rules for information covering all official tournaments.  

1. Anti-Cheat

No additional anti-cheat is required for official matches.


2. Match Procedure

Supported Platforms

  • PC
  • PS4
  • PS5

2.1. Series Lengths

Matches will be played in a best of 3 series. 

2.2. Game Lobby

The home player will create the lobby with the following settings: 

  • Rounds: 3
  • Timer: 99 Seconds

After the lobby is created, the home player must invite the away player

2.3. Button Checks

Either player may call for a button check before the start of the first game of the match series. If a button check is called, players will enter into a match to test and configure their button layout for the match. Once both players have completed their button checks, both players will leave the game and the match setup will proceed into game 1. 

2.3. Between Round Character Changes

  • The winner of the previous game must remain on the character they previously played, and use the same Vskill and VTrigger
  • The loser of the previous game may choose to change their character/VSkill/VTrigger before the start of the next game in the match series. 
  • Characters may not be changed once the next game has started. 


3. Tournament Rules 

3.1. Game Connections

All players taking part in Generation Esports tournaments are required to have an active game account for the tournament they’re participating in connected to their Generations Esports account. All game connection information shown on a team’s roster must match with the accounts in game. Players using different accounts or those not officially on the roster are prohibited from playing in matches. Only one account connection is allowed per game, the use of alternate accounts is prohibited. All account connections are prohibited from being changed after the team has participated in its first match of a tournament’s regular season.

If a player’s name does not match what is shown on their roster, please reach out to a Generation Esports Administrator through the live chat service for assistance while the game is still being played. Name discrepancy reports will not be accepted after a match has been completed.

3.1.1. Account Ownership

Game accounts used in official tournaments must belong to the student participating using that game connection. At no point in time may players share accounts with each other or use an account of another person, regardless of if they are in the tournament or not.


4. Restrictions

4.1. Disabled Content

Any characters or costumes currently disabled in live play by the developer will be prohibited from use in official matches.

4.2. Banned Stages

The following states are prohibited from being selected during official matches

  • Training Stage
  • Kanzuki Beach
  • Airplane

4.3. Banned Costumes

The following costumes are prohibited from being used in official matches. 

  • Gill
    • Pyron


5. Stoppage of Play

5.1. Player Disconnection 

In the instance of a player disconnecting from a live game, that game will be awarded as a win to their opponent. A game is considered live as soon as round 1 has started. The match will continue on to the next game, if there are any left to be played in the series. 


6. Team Rosters

Only one roster is required for all Street Fighter V players on a Team. Each player on the roster will be given their own match when they queue up at the designated match time. No player substitutions can be made at any point during the match, as the matches are set to be played 1v1.

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