The organizers had hired a caster to commentate on the matches for any deaf fans that may have been on the audience, Luffy stated that this was the first time that he had seen this done in over 9 years of competition, saying that he was "amazed". The player went on to thank Capcom and say "I'm proud to be a member of your community. Michael Martin, the Capcom Esports Social Media Manager, later responded to the Tweet, saying that it had been suggested by Sony and that he was happy that they had managed to accommodate it.
I don't know if people knows, but at Capcom Cup Top 8, there was a caster for deaf people.It was my first time seeing that in 9 years, and i was amazed that FGC is putting effort for every players and spectators. Thanks Capcom, I'm proud to be a member of your community. 💖 pic.twitter.com/E5h2ryiJVd — Luffy (@Louffy086) January 11, 2018