The following press release was sent to MMATorch from Daybreak Games:
Daybreak Games is returning to TwitchCon at the Long Beach Convention Center (Oct. 20-22) to kick off the H1Z1 Invitational, the most-watched event at TwitchCon since its debut in 2015, which this year features an overall prize pool of $500,000. This year, Daybreak is proud to announce that MMA fighters Demetrious Johnson (Mighty Mouse), Jens Pulver and Angela Hill are joining the fray and will be competing in the All-Stars tournament on Saturday, Oct. 21 for a shot at the $200,000 prize pool.
A full breakdown of the TwitchCon Invitational is available below.
WHAT: As TwitchCon’s premier esports event, this year’s H1Z1 Invitational is bigger than ever, with a combined $500,000 prize pool across three tournaments of 75 competitors apiece:
- The All-Stars tournament($200,000 prize pool): Three rounds featuring some of the most electrifying streamers, content creators, MMA fighters, and personalities from around the globe, including summit1g, MrGrimmmz, DrDisRespect, and many more!
- The Legends tournament($250,000 prize pool): Three rounds drawing from some of the world’s best H1Z1 players, including defending champs inboxes and radek, as well as relentless rivals like Ninja, Flamehopper, and Stormen.
- TheChallengers Invitational ($50,000 prize pool): A series of seven first-come, first-served qualifying matches all builds up to a riveting finale with the top ten players from each game, as well as the three Road to TwitchCon winners from gamescom, PAX and TGS plus two #ChallengeAccepted winners.
- Saturday, Oct. 21 — All-Stars: Begins at 2 p.m.
- Sunday, Oct. 22 — Legends: Begins at 11:30 a.m.
- Sunday, Oct. 22 — Challengers: Begins at 3:00 p.m.
WATCH: The Invitational can be viewed live on Twitch at twitch.tv/invitational
ADDITIONAL INFO: For more details on the H1Z1 Invitational, check outwww.H1Z1.com/invitational-2017. Those attending TwitchCon can stop by the H1Z1 Arena at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center for tons of fun activities, discussions and more all weekend.
H1Z1: King of the Kill is a single-elimination, massive arena shooter that pits 150 battle-hardened players against each other in an enormous, detailed world. Scavenge for weapons, ammo, armor, vehicles and life-saving supplies to gain the upper hand on the competition and be the last one standing. To learn more, visit www.H1Z1.com, and follow the game onFacebook, Twitter, YouTube and Twitch.