Injustice 2 isn’t even out yet and the game is already headlining two big events. We already knew about the title making being added to the upcoming 2017 EVO Championship, but now we have news about something else coming.
What exactly is coming, you ask? The Injustice 2 Championship Series, which is being sponsored by PlayStation.
The Injustice 2 Championship Series Presented by PlayStation 4, is a global esports program for the upcoming Injustice 2 video game from NetherRealm Studios. The 2017 series has Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment teaming up with ESL, Gamelta, GameStop, Playstation®4 and Twitch to further build the fighting game community around the world. The program offers amateur and pro players throughout North America, Europe and Latin America a chance to compete in different programs for a portion of a $600,000 USD prize pool. The best players from these different programs will qualify for the Injustice 2 Championship Series grand finals that will take place this Fall.
There will be four different tours that take place starting this month and running through September 2017. After which, a global grand final will take place during October 2017. Clicking on the more information link will take you to the series calendar, streaming information and sign ups for each of the series.
- ProSeries Injustice 2017: May 26th – September 17th (more info here)
- Gamestop’s Hometown Heroes Injustice 2 Series: June 4th – August 27th
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- Injustice 2 Path To Pro: May 26th – August 19th (more info here)
- Liga Latine Injustice 2 Series: May 27th – August 12th (more info here)
Injustice 2 releases on May 16th, 2017, for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. For more information on the Injustice 2 Championship, check out the official website here.