Street Fighter V at CouchWarriors Coverage

With our first chance to play SFV at CouchWarriors Ranbat for August last weekend, many in the community had their first hands on with the game.  Here are a couple of the photos from our Facebook page on the day.  Read on for impressions and video!

Getting the chance to play on on one with live opponents in the gamescom build of the game was a great chance for community to get a feel for the upcoming game.  The reactions have been generally very positive, and players are looking forward to the game.

CouchWarriors member and avid youtuber, Kevin “Burnout” Kim did a great job at pulling together some analysis of changes between the online beta version, which received coverage on

Check out the videos below and look for more community impressions and video from the event soon!


Get Ready to RISEUP – we will have a special preview of STREET FIGHTER V at this month’s Ranking Battle event.SF5 Preview

There will be two stations available for players to get a hands on experience in two player offline matches.  It will be the gamescom build, so try Ken and Necalli!

We will be running some house rules to move people through the preview with three matches on, then move to next players for most of the time.  We will also schedule some exhibitions with top players later in the day.

Thank you to Capcom for the opportunity to showcase the new game.

Regular event info follows

Tournaments, casual games, tips and training – CouchWarriors Ranking Battles are a day long fighters festival! Newcomers are welcome as well as tournament veterans.

Each “Ranbat” monthly is a chance to play long sets of casual games for practice, but also earn Ranking Points for the tournament games listed below.  Look for regular updates on the ranking points here on the site.  You can view the current rankings here.

Come play or BYO your setup. Enjoy some casuals or get in your tournament practice going with our structured events.

Event Info

When: SATURDAY AUGUST 22 11am-10pm

Where: Brunswick Masonic Hall 6 Davies St, Brunswick North

Cost: $10 Entry + Tournaments (Expected pot fee is $5 per tournament)

Facebook Event

Current Schedule

Schedule (Subject to change)

11am – Doors, Casual play
11:30am – Super Smash Bros. Wii U doubles
12pm – Super Smash Bros. PM Singles
1pm – Super Smash Bros. Melee Doubles
3pm – Dead or Alive 5 Last Round
4pm – Guilty Gear Xrd
3pm – Super Smash Bros. Wii U Singles
4pm – Super Smash Bros. Melee Singles
3:30pm – 6pm – Ultra Street Fighter IV



There is a BYOC / Sticks policy for the event. Our friendly players will often loan a controller, but we ask you to please bring your run!  Also, while we should have enough equipment to run the tournaments, everyone will appreciate anybody who can bring setups for casuals and DIYs.


The venue is a short walk from Moreland Train Station, Sydney Road Tram, and there is ample parking at the venue . It’s just off Sydney Rd, before Moreland Rd.


Upcoming Event Dates


Animaga – Anime and Gaming convention – Melbourne – September 5-6

Ozhadou Nationals 13 – Sydney September 11-13

CouchWarriors Ranking Battle September 19 (Melbourne)(TBC)

July 2015 Monthly Ranking Battles points updated

Every month at the CouchWarriors Ranking Battles, the results are tallied and at the end of the year, we’ll celebrate our most consistent placers with a top of table medal.

See how players in each game are faring – take a look at the Results Section for the latest total rankings table.

In short, our current leaders are:

Melee Points Smash 4 Points Project M Points
SD 40 Earl 44 SD 36
Redact 32 Viva 27 Redact 30
Dekar 26 Jei 19 Moxie 22
USF4 points MKX points DOA5U points GGXrd points
Toxy 58 Geoffbedlam 18 Ebabil 48 Scalora 38
Burnout 26 Pan1cmode 12 Berzerk 36 Javi 36
Hoppa 18 GoogiePLZ 10 Touko 28 Feri 22

Join us for our next event on August 22 for fun casuals and perhaps to add your name to the ongoing tallies!

August Ranbat Facebook Event

Ranking Battles Section