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Battle on the Strip Announces SF V and Smash 4 Tournament

Street Fighter V and Super Smash Bros. have been selected to headline the Las Vegas-based event known as Battle on the Strip, according to an announcement by Ultimate Media Ventures. Each month, the organization will showcase a different game and theme. After kicking off the tournament series with Dota2the respective fighting game communities have an opportunity to shine. In similar fashion to last month’s pilot competition, UMV is looking to attract players of all skill levels. Participants can take a shot at the $10,000 prize pool that will be equally split between both titles. In addition, cosplay enthusiasts are also being encouraged to attend as a contest will be hosted with a prize pool of $5,000 up for grabs. The prize breakdown for each game is as follows: Super Smash Bros. 4 prize pool breakdown:
  • $3,000 1st place
  • $1,000 2nd place
  • $750 3rd place
  • $250 4th place
Street Fighter V prize pool breakdown:
  • $3,000 1st place
  • $1,000 2nd place
  • $750 3rd place
  • $250 4th place
Online qualifers will be conducted on November 12 where the top two performers in each title will be flown to Las Vegas to compete at the finals, scheduled to take place on November 20th. In a statement issued to Yahoo Esports, UMV CEO said that the organization is “Building on the successful inaugural October event, we’re thrilled to deliver even more exciting programming and special appearances to the esports community with our November installment of Battle on the Strip.
“This time around, we’re focusing on two amazing competitive titles, showcasing our fresh approach to creating a unique esports lifestyle experience, with something new and different every month.”
In an effort to stimulate more interest beyond highly experienced players, Battle on the Strip will host tournaments for amateur players as well. It’s important to note that BOTS is not a league and is open to all players (pro and amateur) regardless of their league affiliations. Smash.GG will be hosting the online brackets. You can register for the event by clicking here. PvP Live // Chris Bahn