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:

Sunday
Qualifier
Wednesday
Weekly Finale
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
1st $250 75
2nd $100 50
3rd-4th $50 25
5th-8th 10
9th-16th 5

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!