Injustice 2: South African Cup Announced!
Hot on the heels of the global announcement of The Injustice™ 2 Championship Series Presented by PlayStation®4, Ster-Kinekor Entertainment is proud to announce the official Injustice 2 South African Cup operated by the African Cyber Gaming League (ACGL).
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Ster-Kinekor Entertainment and tournament operators, ACGL is proud to announce the official Injustice™ 2 South African Cup featuring a cash prize pool and an opportunity of a lifetime for the tournament champion.
The Injustice 2 Championship Series Trailer
Expect alliances (and friendships) to be shattered as competitors will be battling for their share of R60 000 cash, gaming product and a coveted slot in the VS Fighting tournament in Birmingham this August. This all expenses trip will see South Africa’s finest fighter battling others from around the world for their share of the $20,000 (US) up for grabs.
South African entrants will be able to participate in a variety of online qualifying tournaments where XP will be awarded towards their leaderboard position. The top four after the 25th June online playoffs will then head to the grand final in Gauteng on 8th July where the champion will be decided at a spectacular finale event that will feature performances from well-known musicians, Jack Parow and Fokofpolisiekar!
The tournament is only open to citizens or permanent residents of the Republic of South Africa who will be 18 years or older on the 19th of May 2017 and are in possession of a valid Passport. The tournament will be run on PlayStation®4 exclusively. For more information about the Injustice™ 2 South African Cup, tournament dates, rules and the registration page, please visit https://acgl.co.za/I2CZA. Registration is now open and feel free to share this news using the #I2CZA Hashtag!
The qualifier tournament dates are as follows
- 21 May 2017: Online Tournament (Non – Qualifier Warm Up)
- 28 May 2017: Online Tournament Qualifier 1
- 04 June 2017: Online Tournament Qualifier 2
- 11 June 2017: Online Tournament Qualifier 3
- 18 June 2017: Online Tournament Qualifier 4
- 25 June 2017: Online Top 16 Finale
- 08 July 2017: LAN Grand Finals
In development by the award-winning NetherRealm Studios, Injustice™ 2 features a massive roster of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains and allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favorite DC characters. The game will be available for PlayStation® 4 and Xbox One on May 19, 2017.
For more information and to pre-order the game, visit www.injustice.com, and join the Injustice™ 2 conversation on Facebook (www.facebook.com/injusticegame) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/injusticegame).
Ster-Kinekor Entertainment will make the Standard and Ultimate Editions available to local retailers.
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African Cyber Gaming League (ACGL) is a South African eSports company specialising in online and LAN tournament administration, management and broadcasting. ACGL was established in 2015 by the company’s directors Nick Holden and Clinton O’Shea, both of whom have many years of experience in operating both casual and competitive gaming events. We have worked together for years and formalised ACGL to establish an eSports operator for South Africa – and ultimately Africa – that offers international quality eSports locally. ACGL is prepared to run competitive gaming (eSports) events that strategically connect consumers with your marketplace. In the ever expanding world of eSports, we provide an opportunity for your business to grow awareness and advertising via specialised channels of interactive marketing. ACGL | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube
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