Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announces the 2018 Injustice 2 Pro Series; Includes a stop at Evo 2018

By on April 10, 2018 at 5:00 pm
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Amateurs and pros alike from all over the world can fight for the title of World Champion.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced 2018’s Injustice 2 Pro Series, the second season of the global esports circuit for the popular NetherRealm Studios fighter Injustice 2.

From the WBIE press release:

The 2018 series sees Intersport a leader in sports, entertainment and lifestyle based media and marketing platforms, teaming up with Samsung, SIMPLE Mobile, GameStop, Northern Arena, Gamelta and a to be named European program to offer players of all ranks across the globe a chance to compete in different programs for a slice of the $150,000 USD prize pool. The best performers from the various programs will have the chance to qualify for the 2018 Injustice 2 Pro Series Grand Finals Presented by Samsung and SIMPLE Mobile taking place this fall.

The 2018 Injustice 2 Pro Series Presented by Samsung and SIMPLE Mobile will feature five live competitions throughout North America and Europe, in addition to three online cups where competitors can earn points to qualify for 12 spots in the Injustice 2 Pro Series Grand Finals. Four spots in the grand finals will be reserved for winners of different programs: Canada’s Northern Arena Injustice 2 Elite Circuit, Latin America’s Liga Latina, a European program with more details to come, and a last chance qualifier spot.

The Injustice 2 Pro Series circuit will include the tournament to be held at Evo 2018!

Sources: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment [press release]; Evo (Twitter)

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