(April 16, 2019 – Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, NetherRealm Studios and Intersport today announced the “Mortal Kombat 11” Pro Kompetition 2019/2020, the inaugural season of the global esports program featuring the latest installment of the iconic “Mortal Kombat” franchise.
This year, the “Mortal Kombat 11” Pro Kompetition will offer combatants of all ranks a chance to compete in nine different live tournaments across North America, Latin America and Europe, along with multiple online events, for a slice of a $155,000 USD prize pool and the opportunity to qualify for one of 12 spots in “Final Kombat.” Four additional spots in the finals will be reserved for winners of Canada’s Northern Arena, Latin America’s Liga Latina and the Interkontinental Kombat which takes place across Western and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Australia, with the final spot given through a last-chance qualifier tournament hosted the day prior to “Final Kombat.” The first stop on North America’s Pro Kompetition will take place from May 24-26 at Combo Breaker 2019 in Chicago, Ill.
The top 16 players from the various events will qualify for “Final Kombat,” the championship finale, and have the chance to take home an additional cut of a $100,000 USD prize pool. “Final Kombat” is scheduled for Q1 of 2020 in Chicago, Ill. and will be livestreamed at www.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.
View and share the Official “Mortal Kombat 11” Pro Kompetition Trailer here: https://go.wbgames.com/MK11-eSports-Download
Download the Official “Mortal Kombat 11” Pro Kompetition Trailer here: https://go.wbgames.com/MK11-eSports-Trailer
“Mortal Kombat 11” is the latest installment in the critically-acclaimed franchise, developed by award-winning NetherRealm Studios, and is scheduled for release beginning April 23 for PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation 4 Pro computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch system and PC.
Pre-order “Mortal Kombat 11” to receive the in-game, playable character, Shao Kahn. To learn more about “Mortal Kombat 11,” 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).
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third-party game titles.
About NetherRealm Studios
NetherRealm Studios is a leader in the development of interactive entertainment, and the creator of the billion-dollar Mortal Kombat franchise. Mortal Kombat has spawned two theatrical films, multiple television series, and has sold over 42 million games to date. Located in Chicago, Illinois, the award-winning NetherRealm team has been working and creating games together since 1992. Additional information about NetherRealm Studios can be found at www.netherrealm.com.
Since 1985, Intersport has been an award-winning leader in the creation of sports, lifestyle, and entertainment-based media and marketing platforms. The Intersport Esports team was created in 2016 and has been the driving-force behind multiple noteworthy projects involving brands, teams, influencers and publisher initiatives including the 2018 Injustice 2 Pro Series and Grand Finals. To learn more about Intersport, visit www.intersportnet.com.
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