More than $1.2 million at stake: Blizzard announces Summer global circuit
More tournaments and bigger prize pools continue to make 2016 the biggest year for competitive Heroes of the Storm.
With the Spring Championships just weeks away, Blizzard has just recently announced the latest in their 4 million dollar tournament plan, where over $1.2 million dollars are on the line.
Similar to the Spring championship, hundreds of teams will compete for a chance to represent their respective regions. 12 spots are up for grabs with the final tournament coming to and end at DreamHack Summer in Jönköping, Sweden. During this final leg of the tournament, teams will compete for the lions share of the $500,000 USD prize pool.
An additional $100,000 USD was added for both North America and Europe, with the winners of all four regional events across North America and Europe
"With the Heroes of the Storm Spring Championship just about a week away, we’re excited to announce details for the Summer season, during which more than $1.2 million is on the line.
Hundreds of teams from around the globe will battle their way through their respective regional competitions, hoping to earn one of 12 spots in the Heroes of the Storm Summer Global Championship. The Summer season will culminate at DreamHack Summer in Jönköping, Sweden, where qualifying teams will compete for a share of the $500,000 USD prize pool.
We’re also excited to announce that additional $100,000 USD Summer Regional events have been added for both North America and Europe. The winners of all four regional events across North America and Europe will earn a spot in the Summer Global Championship"
Additional information about the Summer season can be found here: http://us.battle.net/heroes/en/blog/20064920.
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