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The Injustice 2 Championship Series Presented by PlayStation 4, is a global esports program for the upcoming Injustice 2 video game from NetherRealm Studios. We already told you there will be an ESL Pro League for injsutice 2 back in August, but it is finally time for an official announcement from the masterminds behind the game. Choose your path to greatness. Introducing the Injustice 2 Championship Series – coming May 26!
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.
Injustice 2 Pro Series:
The Injustice 2 Pro Series starts live on Twitch (twitch.tv/netherrealm) on Monday, May 26, with a four-month online and offline season until the best 16 players in the world are known. The 16 finalists from North America, Europe and Latin America continue to the Injustice 2 Pro Series Finals for a final battle. The Injustice 2 Pro Series Finals will take place on September 17 in Los Angeles.
Injustice 2 Path To Pro Tournament:
European fans will have a chance to participate in the Injustice 2 Championship Series with the Injustice 2 Path to Pro Tournament. This tournament, powered by ESL on PlayStation 4, opens on May 20 for players in the Benelux, France, Germany, Scandinavia, Italy, Spain and the UK who do not participate in the Injustice 2 Pro Series. The Injustice 2 Path to Pro Finals will be held online on August 19 with 12 finalists from participating countries.
Injustice 2 GameStop Hometown Heroes:
The Injustice 2 GameStop Hometown Heroes tournament offers a brand new way for gamers in the United States who do not participate in the Injustice 2 Pro Series to participate in this competition and fight for cash prizes. Controlled by ESL, the online qualifying tournaments begin on June 4th. Eight regional final tournaments take place in local GameStop stores on August 12 and lead to the Injustice 2 GameStop Hometown Heroes Finals during the 2017 GameStop Consumer Expo in Las Vegas on August 27th.
Injustice 2 Liga Latina:
Players from Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Peru get their chance to battle it out in Injustice 2 League Latina. Controlled by Gamelta esports Professional League, online and offline qualification tournaments are held in every region starting May. The best players from the participating countries will settle their score in the Injustice 2 Liga Latina finals on August, 13. In addition, fans from Brazil can join a regional tournament. More information will follow soon.
More details on each region’s tournament series, as well as the Pro Series schedule can be found on the official Injustice Esports website.