Announcing The Kombat Cup, Powered By StreamMe
We’re halfway through October, which means it’s time to sit down and talk about one of the coolest things that’s going to happen this year here at StreamMe: the Kombat Cup.
Slated to kick off on Playstation 4 in North America, October 23rd, the StreamMe Kombat Cup will run until January 29th with scheduled holiday breaks (So you don’t have to explain to mom that you can’t carve the turkey because you’re too busy ripping some spines out). Free registration will begin this Sunday, October 16th, and events will begin every week with registration for qualifier bracket play that will take place that upcoming Sunday. Registration will be limited to 17+ years of age & will be hosted with brackets by Smash.gg , which the StreamMe twitter & broadcast page will release weekly. Those who place in the top eight on every Sunday will qualify for the weekly finals the following Wednesday.
The full schedule is as follows:
|Week 1||October 23, 2016||October 26, 2016|
|Week 2||October 30, 2016||November 2, 2016|
|Week 3||November 6, 2016||November 9, 2016|
|Week 4||November 13, 2016||November 16, 2016|
|Week 5||November 20, 2016||November 23, 2016|
|Week 6||November 27, 2016||November 30, 2016|
|Week 7||December 4, 2016||December 7, 2016|
|Week 8||December 11, 2016||December 14, 2016|
|Week 9||–||December 21, 2016 ***|
|Week 10||December 31, 2016||January 4, 2017|
|Week 11||–||January 11, 2017 ***|
|Week 12||January 15, 2017||January 18, 2017|
|Season Finale||January 29, 2017||–|
|*** One day tourney due to scheduled offline LAN event***|
Each week, $450 USD, and 250 league points will be broken down between the top sixteen contenders, for a grand total of $10,000 in prize money to be distributed throughout the entire season, as listed below:Matches from both Sunday and Wednesday will be streamed to the official Kombat Cup StreamMe channel. Mr. Aquaman and Echo will both be guests on the stream as they cast the entire season.
|Place||Prize Money||Awarded Points|
While the season finale prizes have yet to be fully determined for second and third place, we know that whoever places first overall will be awarded an all expenses paid package to EVO 2017. Those who place top eight by the Season Finale will receive a free copy of Injustice 2.
For the full rules breakdown of rules and the season format, check out the official Kombat Cup StreamMe channel for additional details. Be sure to follow and favorite StreamMe on Twitter to keep yourself updated for any future announcements!