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  MORTAL KOMBAT 11 PRO KOMPETITION CHAMPIONSHIP – FINAL KOMBAT 2020 – TO FEATURE SPECIAL TALENT APPEARANCES AND EXCLUSIVE CONTENT REVEALS
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01/30/2020
 


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Final Kombat 2020 to be Held 8th March at Chicago’s Park West Theatre – Tickets Available Now!

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, NetherRealm Studios and Intersport today announced the Mortal Kombat 11 Pro Kompetition championship finale, Final Kombat 2020, will feature special appearances by Todd McFarlane (Spawn Creator and McFarlane Toys Creative Director/CEO), Keith David (voice of Spawn in Mortal Kombat 11), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (voice of Shang Tsung in Mortal Kombat 11) and Ed Boon (Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios and Co-Creator of Mortal Kombat). As part of the global esports program’s main event, Final Kombat 2020 attendees will also receive an exclusive first look at the Mortal Kombat 11 Official Spawn Gameplay Trailer, along with other content reveals and on-site activations.

 

Final Kombat 2020 will be held on 8th March at Chicago’s historic Park West theatre and bring together the top sixteen Mortal Kombat 11 players from around the world, including regular season tournament winners from North America, Latin America, Europe, Australia and the Middle East, along with one finalist from the Last Chance Qualifier event to be held on 7th March at the Ignite Gaming Lounge in Skokie, Ill. All sixteen Kombatants will then compete in Final Kombat for their share of the $100,000 USD prize pool.

 

To purchase Final Kombat 2020 tickets, visit: https://finalkombat2020.eventbrite.com/.

 

Final Kombat 2020 will also be livestreamed globally across all Mortal Kombat 11 channels, including Twitch (NetherRealm), YouTube (Mortal Kombat), Mixer (NetherRealm), Twitter (@MortalKombat), Facebook (@MortalKombat) and Steam (Mortal Kombat 11).

 

Below is a complete list of Final Kombat 2020 qualifiers, as well as talent appearances and on-site activities scheduled for the event.

 

Final Kombat 2020 Qualifiers:

  • SonicFox (U.S.)
  • BC Dragon (U.S.)
  • CGL NinjaKilla_212 (U.S.)
  • NASR Tekken Master (Bahrain)
  • PXP A F0xy Grampa (U.K.)
  • AF DizzyTT (U.K.)
  • UYU Deoxys (U.S.)
  • PG Hayatei (Canada)
  • UYU Rewind (U.S.)
  • END Scar (U.S.)
  • CGL Tweedy (U.S.)
  • Noble Semij (U.S.)
  • LOK Nivek (Greece)
  • D2-Stabs (Canada)
  • Konqueror249 (Brazil)
  • Last Chance Qualifier Winner (To be determined on March 7)
 

Final Kombat 2020 Appearances and Activations:

 

  • Special appearances by Todd McFarlane (Spawn Creator and McFarlane Toys Creative Director/CEO), Keith David (voice of Spawn in Mortal Kombat 11), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (voice of Shang Tsung in Mortal Kombat 11) and Ed Boon (Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios and Co-Creator of Mortal Kombat).
  • Exclusive first look at the Mortal Kombat 11 Official Spawn Gameplay Trailer, along with other content reveals. Spawn will join the Mortal Kombat 11 roster on March 17 (early access) as part of the Kombat Pack.
  • Exclusive reveal of the “Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge” Red Band Trailer.
  • Attendance by MK Kollective ambassadors Boss Logic (Digital Artist) and Alicia Marie (Costume Designer), and Jayn_one (Graffiti Artist), with additional ambassadors to be announced soon.
  • On-site experiences for attendees, including a first look at the new Mortal Kombat 11 action figures by McFarlane Toys, Spawn-themed photobooth and exclusive Mortal Kombat 11 Final Kombat 2020 promotional products for all attendees. Mortal Kombat 11 merchandise will also be available for purchase, provided by Rooster Teeth.
 

Mortal Kombat 11 is the latest instalment in the critically-acclaimed franchise, developed by award-winning NetherRealm Studios, and is available for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®4 Pro computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch™ system, PC and Stadia.

 

The Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat Pack is the best way to upgrade the Mortal Kombat 11 game experience with new downloadable content (DLC), featuring six characters, numerous skin and gear sets and one-week early access for all content. The new characters coming to Mortal Kombat 11 via the Kombat Pack include  Spawn (17th March early access), The Joker (available now), the iconic Terminator T-800 (available now), Sindel (available now), Nightwolf (available now) and Shang Tsung (available now). Players can purchase the Kombat Pack as part of the Mortal Kombat 11 Premium Edition for £79.99 (SRP) or individually for £32.99 (SRP). All DLC characters and bonus character skins will be available for individual purchase after the one-week early access period.

 

To learn more about Final Kombat 2020, visit https://www.mortalkombat.com/esports or join the conversation on Twitter (@NRSEsports), Facebook (@MortalKombat), Instagram (@MortalKombat), Twitch (NetherRealm), YouTube (NRSesports), Discord (MortalKombat) and Reddit (MortalKombat).

For more information, please contact:

Mark Ward, Sr. Publicity Manager, Warner Bros. UK

[email protected]

Lydia Dunkley, Publicist, Warner Bros. UK

[email protected] wbconsultant.com 

 

About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third-party game titles.

 

About NetherRealm Studios

NetherRealm Studios is a leader in the development of interactive entertainment, and the creator of the billion-dollar Mortal Kombat franchise. Mortal Kombat has spawned two theatrical films, multiple television series, and has sold over 42 million games to date. Located in Chicago, Illinois, the award-winning NetherRealm team has been working and creating games together since 1992. Additional information about NetherRealm Studios can be found at www.netherrealm.com.

 

About Intersport

Since 1985, Intersport has been an award-winning leader in the creation of sports, lifestyle, and entertainment-based media and marketing platforms. The Intersport Esports team was created in 2016 and has been the driving-force behind multiple noteworthy projects involving brands, teams, influencers and publisher initiatives including the 2018 Injustice 2 Pro Series and Grand Finals. To learn more about Intersport, visit www.intersportnet.com.

 

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