Splitgate will be levelling up in the pro circuit with the new Pro Series, but how exactly does the new tournament work?
Play Beyond confirmed that the new open tournament would be starting in October 2021, and it gives players the chance to compete for one of the biggest prize pools yet available in Splitgate competitive.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Splitgate Pro Series.
Beyond Gaming confirmed that the start date for the Splitgate Pro Series would be Sunday October 17th, with the first Open Qualifier taking place at 8PM BST.
Here’s the complete schedule for the Open Qualifiers:
- Sunday October 17th - 8PM BST
- Sunday October 24th - 8PM BST
- Sunday October 31st - 7PM BST
- Sunday November 7th - 7PM BST
- Sunday November 14th - 7PM BST
- Sunday November 21st - 7PM BST
- Last Chance Qualifier - Sunday December 5th at 7PM GMT
- Grand Final - Sunday December 12th at 7PM GMT
The Prize Pool for each of the Open Qualifiers is $5000 dollars to the overall winner, with the Last Chance Qualifier not having a cash amount for winning.
The Grand Final will have an overall winner’s prize of $60,000.
Play Beyond issued the following press release for the tournament:
1047 Games, Logitech Esports Services, & ASTRO Gaming have partnered together to launch the Splitgate Pro Series (SPS) and establish the future of Splitgate esports.
The Pro Series is the official program for Splitgate’s most passionate players and fans, designed to find and showcase the highest calibre of skill within the competitive Splitgate community.
As the program evolves, the SPS will continue to support the top Splitgate talent while also providing a viable avenue for amateur players to find their path to pro and earn the title of Splitgate professional player.
The SPS will be hosted on the PlayBeyond.com tournament platform for all Pro Series bracket tournaments and Challenger ladder events.
How To Qualify
Play Beyond confirm the qualifying requirements on their official website as follows:
The first six Open Qualifiers will reward seeding points to players based on their team’s placement in each event. All players on a team will earn points that can be tracked on the Leaderboard.
At the end of the sixth qualifier, the top seven rosters with the highest point totals will become qualified for the Launch Season Finals.
Points earned in qualifiers are cumulative and will be used to determine seeding for each weekly event. Players are permitted to switch teams and register with new rosters each week, until Qualifier #6 when official rosters will qualify through the Leaderboard.
After the first six tournaments, one final “Last Chance Qualifier” event will be held with a winner-take-all chance to receive the 8th and final position in the Season Finals.
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