Warner Brothers announced today that it will be teaming up with GameStop to launch an esport tournament called Injustice 2 GameStop Hometown Heroes.
The tournament will offer an all-new way for amateur players in the United States to participate in an esports program and battle for cash prizes. Operated by ESL, open online qualifier tournaments will begin June 4. Eight Regional Finals tournaments will take place in local GameStop retail locations on Aug. 12, leading up to the Injustice GameStop Hometown Heroes Finals at the GameStop Managers Expo in Las Vegas, Nev., Aug. 27.
For more information about Injustice 2 please visit www.injustice.com.
Also announced is Injustice 2 for mobile devices. Those that pre-register with their email on http://mobile.injustice.com/ will receive Catwoman as a playable character on launch.
In development by award-winning NetherRealm Studios, Injustice 2 for mobile stars a massive roster of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains and features new and improved combat from its predecessor with increased movement, the addition of projectiles, upgraded special moves and more. Injustice 2 for mobile also features brand-new modes that offer a one-of-a-kind mobile experience on-the-go, including a dedicated Story Mode that follows the events of Injustice 2 for console, a mission-based Operations Mode, a competitive Arena Mode and much more. The game will be available for iOS and Android devices soon.