Top 16 Players Will Fight For A $100,000 Prize Pool
Over the last few months, competitors from all over the world have battled their way through the ranks in ESL’s Mortal Kombat X Pro League Season 2 presented by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Xbox. North American, European and CIS territory players have clashed for weekly cash prizes and a coveted spot at the Finals which will take place on January 24, 2016 at the ESL America Studios in Burbank, CA.
The top 16 players based on ESL Pro League points will be flown to the double elimination tournament where they will compete in front of a live audience. Both the audience and livestream broadcast viewers will be treated to interviews with players, along with members of the NetherRealm Studios and ESL teams. The event will also feature a special Kombat Kast co-hosted by NetherRealm Studios’ Tyler Lansdown and Derek Kirtzic with special guests, where one of the brand-new characters from Kombat Pack 2 will be featured.
Once the first eight players have been eliminated, the remaining “Fatal 8” will head into the finals to compete for the $100,000 prize pool. The top four competitors will take home cash prizes, including a $60,000 windfall for the newly crowned Season 2 Champion.
The tournament goes live on twitch.tv/NetherRealm at 9 a.m. PST, with the Fatal 8 kicking off at 5 p.m. PST. The event will offer food, drinks, exhibition matches, cosplayers and more. Tickets are now available at http://mkx2.eventbrite.com/ or you can join one of the official viewing parties in Chicago and Orlando.
For a full schedule of the ESL MKX Pro League Season 2 Finals along with more information regarding the tournament, prize money, viewing parties and more, please visit the official Pro League site and follow ESL Mortal Kombat on Facebook and Twitter.