Turner, IMG Partner With Warner Bros. to Bring ELEAGUE Championship to TBS

ELEAGUE has partnered with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment to bring NetherRealm Studios’ super-powered fighting game Injustice 2 and its massive lineup of DC characters to the forefront of the esports world with the first-ever ELEAGUE Injustice 2 World Championship.The ELEAGUE Injustice 2 World Championship will provide a conclusion to the debut season of the Injustice 2 Championship Series, with the top 16 Injustice 2 players in the world facing off for $250,000 in prize money. Featured matches throughout the tournament will be presented live on TBS, with live coverage of every match available via digital platforms.Event coverage of the ELEAGUE Injustice 2 World Championship will begin with the Open Qualifier on Saturday, Oct. 21.

Injustice 2 is the super-powered sequel to the game Injustice: Gods Among Us that allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favorite DC characters. Featuring a selection of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains, players for the first time can personalize their favorite iconic DC characters – including Wonder Woman, Batman and Supermanwith unique and powerful gear earned throughout the game. This unique feature allows gamers to take control of how their characters look, fight and develop across a variety of game modes.

This marks the fourth game ELEAGUE has featured since its 2016 launch, following successful tournaments for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), Overwatch, and Street Fighter V. With Injustice 2, ELEAGUE will continue its venture into the world of fighting games on the heels of the ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational.