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Injustice 2 eSports Championships Latest News: $250,000 At Stake; TBS Will Air Global Finals This Fall

By Joseph St. James. , Jun 13, 2017 08:26 AM EDT
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Injustice 2 fans will soon be able to watch top professional games slug it out in the game's eSports Championship this fall. The latest news indicates that TBS has been given the rights to broadcast the event live all over the globe this fall. This title was only released last month and now gamers are already preparing for the ultimate challenge of the game.

The Grand Prize Is $250,000

This will be the first-ever TBS live broadcast of Injustice 2 eSports Championships. Gamers can take up the role of Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Bane, Joker and many others and try to win the plum of the tournament, $250,000 in cash. Variety reports that TBS will broadcast the tournament this coming October.

TBS' upcoming live broadcast of Injustice 2 eSports Championships is made possible by the joint venture between IMG's ELeague and Turner. The TV rights to the tournament were made under the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment deal. NetherRealm is the developer of Injustice 2 which was released last May 16.

Qualifying Matches Are Now Going On

Qualifying matches for the eSports Championships of Injustice 2 is already being undertaken around the globe. They are being held under the sponsorships of Twitch, PS4, GameStop, Gamelita eSports Professional League and ESL. When there are only 16 top contenders left in the competition, TBS will take over the tournament coverage.

The TBS Live Broadcast Will Start On Oct. 21

The featured matches will be covered live by TBS which it will air on its network. Live coverage of the matches will also be available on the Twitch page of Amazon.com. The Injustice 2 eSports Championships will mark the fourth video game that ELeague will sponsor. There will be an open qualifier for the tournament which will start on Oct. 21. This will be where the top 16 contenders all over the world will face each other.

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