Warner Bros. and Stream.Me Announce Dates for The Injustice 2 Championship Series

With the upcoming release of the most anticipated fighting game, Injustice 2. They have kicked off a few tournament lineups for pro players, as well as amateur players. This will give amateur players a chance to test their skills against some of the biggest pro players, as well as giving them a chance to win a piece of the prize pool.

The Injustice 2 Championship Series Presented by PlayStation 4

In addition to PlayStation 4 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced the Injustice 2 Championship Series Presented by PlayStation 4.

The company has teamed up with one of the biggest esports companies ESL, Gamelta esports Professional League, GameStop, PlayStation 4 and Twitch. This tournament will offer amateur and pro players throughout North America, Europe as well as Latin America a chance to compete in handful programs to battle it out for their chance to win a portion of a $600,000 USD prize pool. Now, the best players from each of these tournaments will be able to qualify for the Injustice 2 Championship Series grand finals that will take place this fall.

Injustice 2 Pro Series

The Injustice 2 Pro Series kicks off May 26 broadcast live on Twitch (twitch.tv/netherrealm), with a four-month online and offline season drilling down to the top 16 players from around the world. The 16 finalists from across North America, Europe and Latin America will advance to the Injustice 2 Pro Series Finals for a throw-down. The Injustice 2 Pro Series Finals will take place September 17 in Los Angeles.

Injustice 2 GameStop Hometown Heroes

The Injustice 2 GameStop Hometown Heroes tournament offers an all-new way for gamers in the United States who are not competing in the Injustice 2 Pro Series to participate in a program and battle for cash prizes. Operated by ESL, open online qualifier tournaments will begin June 4. Eight Regional Finals tournaments will take place in local GameStop retail locations on August 12, leading up to the Injustice 2 GameStop Hometown Heroes Finals at the 2017 GameStop Consumer Expo in Las Vegas, August 27.

Injustice 2 Path to Pro Tournament

European fans will have a chance to participate in the Injustice 2 Championship Series with the Injustice 2 Path to Pro Tournament. Operated by ESL on PlayStation 4, the competition will open on May 20 for players in the Benelux Union, France, Germany, Nordic territories, Italy, Spain and U.K. who are not participating in the Injustice 2 Pro Series. The Injustice 2 Path to Pro Finals will be held online on August 19 with 12 finalists from the participating territories.

Injustice 2 Liga Latina

Players from Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Peru get their chance to battle it out in Injustice 2 Liga Latina. Operated by Gamelta esports Professional League, online and offline qualifier tournaments will be held for each region beginning in May. The best players from each of the countries in which the program is offered will face off in the Injustice 2 Liga Latina finals on August 13.

In addition, fans in Brazil will have a chance to compete in a regional tournament. More details for Brazil will be coming soon.

Those of you who need more information, or would like to sign up for the event, can visit Injustice esports.

Injustice 2 Open Invitational Tournament Circuit War of the Gods

Stream.Me, which is a a video platform that gives viewers the ability to simultaneously view multiple players and casters in up to 4K HD video, has also announced their own tournament for the super hero fighting game, with a prize pool of $15,000.

War of the Gods, is an online based tournament and is free-to-enter and open to all players. Pools will take place Saturdays and will continue over the course of 10 weeks for four months, this will be followed by Top 8 Finals which will be held on Tuesdays at 8:00pm EST. the tournament will begin, Saturday, May 20th, qualifiers will start at 6:00pm EST. Each week, players will earn a distribution of prize money and league points, which will determine who ultimately participates in the Season Finale on Sept. 17.

Here is the breakdown of the War of God tournament

Tournament Rules:

Best of Five Games
Double Elimination
Competitive Mode: Enabled
Game Timer: 99 seconds
Stage: Both players are to choose Random.
Characters: Winner must select the same character & variation, Loser may switch.
All characters and variations are allowed and may use hidden select.

Tournament Schedule:

Qualifiers Top 8
6:00pm EST 8:00pm EST

Week 1 May 20, 2017 May 23, 2017
Week 2 June 3, 2017 June 6, 2017
Week 3 June 24, 2017 June 27, 2017
Week 4 July 1, 2017 July 4, 2017
Week 5 July 8, 2017 July 11, 2017
Week 6 July 22, 2017 July 25, 2017
Week 7 Aug. 5, 2017 Aug. 8, 2017
Week 8 Aug. 19, 2017 Aug. 22, 2017
Week 9 Aug. 26, 2017 Aug. 29, 2017
Week 10 Sept. 9, 2017 Sept. 12, 2017

Season Finale Sept. 17, 2017

Tournament Prize Pool:

Season Finale Prizes

First Place – $4,000
Second Place – $2,500
Third Place – $1,500
Fourth Place – $1,000
Fifth Place – $500
Sixth Place – $500

Weekly Prizes

First Place – $250 and 150 league points
Second Place – $150 and 125 league points
Third and Fourth Place – $50 and 75 league points
Fifth through Eighth Place – 50 league points
Ninth through Sixteenth Place – 25 league points
Seventeenth through Thirty-Second Place – 10 league points

The event will be streamed live on Stream.Me. If you are looking to enter the tournament, you can sign up here, at Gauntlet

Author: Angelina Montanez

Gamer, Gadget Obsessed

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