INTERKONTINENTAL KOMBAT SERIES KICKS OFF JUNE 2019 AS PART OF THE MORTAL KOMBAT™ 11 PRO KOMPETITION
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, NetherRealm Studios and Intersport today announced further details for the upcoming Mortal Kombat™ 11 Pro Kompetition 2019/2020, the inaugural season of the global esports program featuring the latest instalment of the iconic Mortal Kombat™ franchise.
The Interkontinental Kombat series will be run by Intersport and kicks off in June 2019, offering players of all ranks a chance to compete in four online tournaments across Europe, Middle East and Australia, including the following events:
August – EU EastAugust – Middle EastSeptember – AustraliaSeptember – EU West In addition, there will be multiple offline tournaments offering a prize pool bonus of $1,000 at each stop. The confirmed local offline events include: 15th-16th June – Fighting Games Challenge (Łódź, Poland)20th-21st July – Versus Fighting (Birmingham, UK)27th-29th September – U.F.A. (Paris, France)3rd-6th October – IgroMir (Moscow, Russia)
Qualifiers from these events will then earn themselves a seat at the international finals taking place at DreamHack Winter in Jönköping, Sweden from 29th Nov. through 1st Dec. Not only is a prize pool of $10,000 up for grabs, but the Interkontinental Kombat winner will move forward to compete in the Mortal Kombat™ 11 Pro Kompetition championship finale, Final Kombat, which is scheduled for Q1 of 2020 in Chicago, Ill. (US). Final Kombat will be livestreamed at Twitch.tv/NetherRealm, as will all Mortal Kombat™ 11 Pro Kompetition regular season tournaments.
For more information or to sign up for an event, visit mortalkombat.com/esports. To learn more about Mortal Kombat™ 11, please visit www.mortalkombat.com or join the community conversation on Facebook (MortalKombat), Instagram (@MortalKombat), Twitter (@MortalKombat), Twitch (NetherRealm), YouTube (Mortal Kombat), Discord (MortalKombat) or Reddit (MortalKombat).