ACGL_HoldenZA
 
05 Jul 11:35

It's going down this weekend as the online segment of the Mortal Kombat 11 first season gets ready to come to an epic finale, which you can watch live! 

Over the past four weeks, players from all around Sub-Saharan Africa have been battling in a series of XP Cups in order to qualify for this weekend's tournament. The Top 4 players from the online top 16 will guarantee themselves a place in the top 8 Grand Finale which hosts a prize pool of over R30 000 in cash, a trip to Ireland to participate in Dublin Showdown and the title of the MK11 Season 1 Champion. 

The Top 16

The online finale has a diverse group of players, stretching from around Sub-Saharan Africa. There are eight players from South Africa, four from Zambia, two from Zimbabwe and one player from Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya respectively that have qualified for the Top 16. 

Seed: #1 

Nationality: South African  

Record: 

  • XP Cup 1: 1st
  • XP Cup 2: 2nd
  • XP Cup 3: 2nd

Seed: #2

Nationality: Zambian

Record: 

  • XP Cup 1: 7th/8th
  • XP Cup 2: 1st
  • XP Cup 3: 1st

Seed: #3 

Nationality: Zambian

Record: 

  • XP Cup 1: 2nd
  • XP Cup 2: 7th/8th
  • XP Cup 3: 5th/6th

Seed: #4 

Nationality: South African

Record: 

  • XP Cup 1: 5th-6th
  • XP Cup 2: 4th
  • XP Cup 3: 9th-12th

Seed: #5 

Nationality: South African

Record: 

  • XP Cup 1: 7th/8th
  • XP Cup 2: 3rd
  • XP Cup 3: 9th-12th

Seed: #6 

Nationality: South Africa

Record: 

  • XP Cup 1: 4th
  • XP Cup 2: 9th-12th
  • XP Cup 3: 5th-6th

Seed: #7

Nationality: Zambian

Record: 

  • XP Cup 1: 3rd
  • XP Cup 2: 25th-32nd
  • XP Cup 3: 7th-8th

Seed: #8

Nationality: Kenyan

Record: 

  • XP Cup 1: 9th-12th
  • XP Cup 2: 17th-24th
  • XP Cup 3: 4th

Seed: #9

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Record: 

  • XP Cup 1: 17th-24th
  • XP Cup 2:  5th-6th
  • XP Cup 3: 7th-8th

Seed: #10

Nationality: South African

Record: 

  • XP Cup 1: 5th-6th
  • XP Cup 2: 17th-24th
  • XP Cup 3: 9th-12th

Seed: #11 

Nationality: Tanzanian

Record: 

  • XP Cup 1: 9th-12th
  • XP Cup 2: N/A
  • XP Cup 3: 3rd

Seed: #12 

Nationality: South African

Record: 

  • XP Cup 1: 13th-16th
  • XP Cup 2: 7th-8th
  • XP Cup 3: 17th-24th


Seed: #13 

Nationality: South African

Record: 

  • XP Cup 1: 9th-12th
  • XP Cup 2: 17th-24th
  • XP Cup 3: 13th-16th


Seed: #14 

Nationality: South African

Record: 

  • XP Cup 1: 49th-60th
  • XP Cup 2: 5th-6th
  • XP Cup 3: 13th-16th


Seed: #15 

Nationality: Uganda

Record: 

  • XP Cup 1: 13th-16th
  • XP Cup 2: 9th-12th
  • XP Cup 3: 17th-24th


Seed: #16 

Nationality: Zambian

Record: 

  • XP Cup 1: 9th-12th
  • XP Cup 2: 25th-32nd
  • XP Cup 3: 13th-16th

Bracket 

Here are the fixtures that are set to kick off at 14:00 on the 6th of July. 

Watch it all live! 

Selected matches will be live streamed. These matches have been chosen due to seed order and will be hosted by ACGL via the YouTube Channel

The following Matches will be streamed: 

  • 14:00 Match 1 (FTG Sho Kahn Vs Ai Cortex) 
  • 14:30 Match 9 (Winner of Match 1 vs Winner of Match 2)
  • 15:00 Match 13 (Winner of Match 9 vs Winner of Match 10)
  • 15:30 Match 15 (Winner of Match 13 vs Winner Match 14) 
  • 16:00 Match 26 (Winner of Match 24 vs Loser of WB) 
  • 16:30 Match 27 (Winner of Match 25 vs Loser of WB)
  • 17:00 Match 28 (Winner of Match 26 vs Winner of Match 27)  
  • 17:30 Match 29 (Winner of Match 28 vs Loser of Match 15)
  • 18:00 Final (Winner of Match 28 vs Winner of Match 15)

Last Chance Qualifier - Tickets Now Available

The tickets to compete at the LAN event for Mortal Kombat 11 are now available to purchase. The event will be hosted at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! in Menlyn on Saturday 27 July 2019. 

Tickets for the event are R100 per person. Alongside entry to the tournament for the day and its prizes, competitors will each receive a six-pack of Fokof Lager vs Mortal Kombat gamer cans, a Mortal Kombat T-Shirt and a Famous Fire & Ice! Milkshake.

All necessary equipment will be supplied, but should you prefer to use your own controller, you may bring it along. The PlayStation 4s are supplied by PlayStation South Africa, while Apex Interactive will supply headsets for competitors to use. Apex interactive have also sponsored additional Razer and Turtle Beach products as prizes.

Prize pool breakdown: 

  • 1st Place: R15,000 cash + Trip to Celtic Throwdown in Ireland + Razer Raiju Ultimate PS4 Controller
  • 2nd Place: R7,500 cash + Razer Raiju Tournament Edition PS4 Controller
  • 3rd Place: R5,000 cash + Turtle Beach Recon 200 White Headset
  • 4th Place: R2,500 cash

Event details:

  • Date: Saturday 27 July 2019
  • Time: TBC | Morning to Afternoon: LCQ | Afternoon to Evening: Grand Finale
  • Where: Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Pretoria Menlyn, Summit Place Precinct, 221 Garstfontein Rd, Menlyn, Pretoria, 0181
  • Entry: R100 per person | Add Ticket to Cart

    The tournament is open to all residents in Sub-Saharan Africa. Some terms and conditions will apply, and players will need to be 18 years or older on the 1st of June 2019. Additionally, you will need to ensure your Passport is valid for the trip to Ireland. The tournament will be run on PlayStation®4 using the NetherRealm Studio’s developed fighting game, Mortal Kombat 11.

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