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THE INJUSTICE 2 SOUTH AFRICAN CUP ANNOUNCED

We are pretty pleased to announce the Injustice 2 South African Cup (#I2CZA) in celebration of the imminent arrival of the second game in the superhero fighting series.

The tournament series will offer cash prizes (totalling R60,000) and the opportunity for the winner to attend an international fighting event in August.

Yes, if you can be the last hero standing after our gala event on 8 July, you will be off to take on other fighters from around the world at the VS Fighting Tournament for your share in another $20,000 (US).

South African participants (over 18 years old with a valid Passport) will battle over a series of online qualifiers for XP accumulated to the leaderboards, until four are left standing and will battle it out at the LAN Grand Finals which will also feature musicians Jack Parow and Fokofpolisiekar.

Full details, registration and more can be found here.

Tournament dates:

  • 28 May 2017: Online Tournament Qualifier 1
  • 4 June 2017: Online Tournament Qualifier 2
  • 11 June 2017: Online Tournament Qualifier 3
  • 18 June 2017: Online Tournament Qualifier 4
  • 25 June 2017: Online Top 16 Finale
  • 8 July 2017: LAN Grand Finals

For those keen to get warmed up for the tournament qualifiers, there will be an online warm-up event on 21 May.


PRESS RELEASE

THE INJUSTICE 2 SOUTH AFRICAN CUP ANNOUNCED

Tournament Registration Now Open

South Africa, 8th May 2017 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Ster Kinekor Entertainment and tournament operators ACGL is proud to announce the Injustice 2 South African Cup featuring a cash prize pool and an opportunity of a lifetime for the tournament champion.

Expect alliances (and friendships) to be shattered as competitors will be battling for their share of R60,000 cash, product and a coveted slot in the VS Fighting tournament in Birmingham this August. This all expenses trip will see South Africa’s finest fighter battling others from around the world for their share of the $20,000 (US) up for grabs.

South African entrants will be able to participate in a variety of online qualifying tournaments where XP will be awarded towards their leaderboard position. The top four after the 25th of June online playoffs will then head to the grand final in Gauteng on 8th of July where the champion will be decided at a spectacular finale event that will feature musicians Jack Parow and Fokofpolisiekar.

The tournament is only open to citizens or permanent residents of the Republic of South Africa who will be 18 years or older on the 19th of May 2017 and are in possession of a valid Passport. The tournament will be run on PlayStation®4 using the NetherRealms developed fighting game Injustice 2.

For more information about the Injustice 2 South African Cup, tournament dates, rules and the registration page, please visit https://acgl.co.za/I2CZA. Registration is now open.

The qualifier tournament dates are as follows:

  • 21 May 2017: Online Tournament [Non – Qualifier Warm Up]
  • 28 May 2017: Online Tournament Qualifier 1
  • 4 June 2017: Online Tournament Qualifier 2
  • 11 June 2017: Online Tournament Qualifier 3
  • 18 June 2017: Online Tournament Qualifier 4
  • 25 June 2017: Online Top 16 Finale
  • 8 July 2017: LAN Grand Finals

When chatting about the tournament on social media please remember to use #I2CZA.

About

About Injustice 2:

In development by the award-winning NetherRealm Studios, Injustice™ 2 features a massive roster of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains and allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favorite DC characters. The game will be available for PlayStation® 4 and Xbox One on May 16, 2017.
For more information about Injustice™ 2 please visit www.injustice.com. Join the Injustice™ 2 conversation on Facebook (https://go.wbgames.com/Facebook), Twitter (https://go.wbgames.com/Twitter), and official forums (https://go.wbgames.com/Forums).

About ACGL:

African Cyber Gaming League (ACGL) is a South African eSports company specialising in online and LAN tournament administration, management and broadcasting. ACGL was established in 2015 by the company’s directors Nick Holden and Clinton O’Shea, both of whom have many years of experience in operating both casual and competitive gaming events. We have worked together for years and formalised ACGL to establish an eSports operator for South Africa – and ultimately Africa – that offers international quality eSports locally.

ACGL is prepared to run competitive gaming (eSports) events that strategically connect consumers with your marketplace. In the ever expanding world of eSports, we provide an opportunity for your business to grow awareness and advertising via specialised channels of interactive marketing.

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