Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced the ‘Injustice 2 Championship Series Presented by PlayStation 4′, a global esports program for the upcoming Injustice 2 video game from NetherRealm Studios. The 2017 series has Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment teaming up with ESL, Gamelta esports Professional League, GameStop, PlayStation 4 entertainment system 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 autumn.
The Injustice 2 Pro Series kicks off on the 26th of May broadcast live on Twitch (twitch.tv/netherrealm), with a four-month online and offline season drilling down to the top 16 players from around the world. The 16 finalists from across North America, Europe and Latin America will advance to the Injustice 2 Pro Series Finals for a throw-down. The Injustice 2 Pro Series Finals will take place on the 17th of September in Los Angeles.
Injustice 2 is NetherRealm Studios’ super-powered sequel to the hit game ‘Injustice: Gods Among Us’ that allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favourite DC characters. Featuring a massive selection of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains, Injustice 2 continues the epic cinematic story introduced in ‘Injustice: Gods Among Us’ as Batman and his allies work towards putting the pieces of society back together while struggling against those who want to restore Superman’s regime. In the midst of the chaos, a new threat appears that will put Earth’s existence at risk.
Injustice 2 Deluxe and Ultimate Editions are now available for pre-order! The Ultimate edition includes nine DLC fighters, two exclusive gear shaders to customise your roster and three premier skins to transform The Flash into Reverse Flash, Supergirl into Powergirl and Green Lantern into his John Stewart alternative with new looks, voices and dialogue. The Deluxe edition includes three DLC fighters, Powergirl premier skin and one exclusive gear shader pack. The Physical releases also come with exclusive steelbooks. Visit www.injustice.com to pre-order now and fight as Darkseid!
Injustice 2 is coming to the Playstation 4 and Xbox One on May 19th 2017 – find out more on the game’s website through this link.