Mortal Kombat 1 Pro Kompetition Announced

A new global esports program operated by RTS, Warner Bros. Games and NetherRealm Studios have announced the Mortal Kombat 1 Pro Kompetition.

Featuring a $255,000 total prize pool, this program will kick off on October 20 at the East Coast Throwdown fighting game tournament. The Mortal Kombat 1 Pro Kompetiton will conclude with 20 players competing at the Final Kombat World Championship event in June 2024.

Meanwhile, qualification for the Final Kombat World Championship can be done through either the global Pro Kompetition leaderboard or the Regional League Finals. Events will be one-on-one double-elimination brackets, with four in-person Pro Kompetition partnered events for all players to compete.

Scope out the list below:
– East Coast Throwdown in Stamford, Conn., USA (20-22 Oct. 2023)
– Ultimate Fighting Arena in Paris, France (24-26 Nov. 2023)
– CCXP/Comic Con Experience in São Paulo, Brazil (30 Nov. – 3 Dec. 2023)
– Combo Breaker in Illinois, USA (Spring 2024)

Players can compete in all partnered events to get themselves a spot in the Final Kombat World Championship. The Final Kombat World Championship will also introduce a new competitive format, starting with the Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) tournament for the coveted twentieth player spot.

The Mortal Kombat 1 Pro Kompetition will provide fans with over 200 hours of live competition over 50 days.

More information can be found on the official @NRSEsports Twitter handle.

Looking to brush up on your skills? Mortal Kombat 1 is now available for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

Source: Press Release
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