SANTA CLARA, Calif., – (August 28, 2019) – PR
Leading interactive entertainment media publisher and developer BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today announced a new esports tournament built around the premier melee weapons-based fighting game in the world, the SOULCALIBUR™ World Invitational. SOULCALIBUR fans who would like to be part of the action can purchase event tickets to attend the SOULCALIBUR World Invitational on Smash.gg starting August 28, 2019 at 4:00pm PDT.
On November 2, 2019, the HyperX® Esports Arena at The Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada will become the epicenter of the SOULCALIBUR universe where seven of the best SOULCALIBUR VI players from around the globe are invited to gather for an action-packed tournament to crown the first ever SOULCALIBUR World Invitational Champion. Additionally, one SOULCALIBUR VI player may rise from a pool of 128 players to join the chosen seven by participating in the SOULCALIBUR World Invitational Last Chance Qualifier event which will also be held at the HyperX Esports Arena on November 2, 2019.
“The SOULCALIBUR franchise has been the premier weapons-based fighting game for two decades, building a fan-base which stretches generations and around the world” said Motohiro Okubo, Producer of SOULCALIBUR VI at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. “Now, in the age of esports, it’s an honor to finally deliver a tournament fully focused on SOULCALIBUR, where the eight best players from every corner of the globe come together to compete for prizes, honor, and the ultimate crown of being the best SOULCALIBUR VI player in the world.”
Featured hosts who will be providing blow-by-blow reporting throughout the SOULCALIBUR World Invitational include fighting game community stalwarts Markman, Kitana Prime, Aliciaxlife, and Ebonic Plague. With nonstop action and excellent color commentary, the SOULCALIBUR World Invitational promises to be one of the most entertaining esports events of the year.
For more information on the SOULCALIBUR World Invitational, please visit the official SOULCALIBUR World Invitational website at: www.soulcaliburworldinvitational.com. To find out more about BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.’s other products, please visit: http://www.bandainamcoent.com/home.html or follow them on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS or join the conversation on Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/BandaiNamcoUS. Stay up-to-date on all of the action surrounding BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.’s numerous esports leagues at: https://twitter.com/BNEAESPORTS