Respawn announced an Apex Legends tournament with a prize pool of $500 thousand and paid participation

Respawn Entertainment has announced an Apex Legends esports tournament with a prize pool of $500 thousand.

What is known


Legends Preseason - a series of competitions,which includes EXP Pro-Am Apex Legends Exhibition and EXP Invitational. The main event of the season will be the Apex Legends Preseason Invitational, where athletes will compete for a share of the $500 thousand prize from September 13 to 15 in Krakow.

According to Respawn's terms, participants will be distributedinto four groups in which they will play in the double-elimination format. 20 teams participate in the finals. The squads will accumulate points, and as soon as one of the participants reaches the specified mark, he will receive a match point - this means that winning the next game will make him a champion. In case of defeat, the competition will continue until the other team reaches match point.

The 20th place team will win $4,800, with the amount increasing closer to first place, with the winners receiving $105,000.

Anyone can apply to participatebut the organizers have set age restrictions. Representatives from Russia, Germany and South Korea must be of legal age. Players from Japan must be at least 17 years old, while athletes from other countries are allowed to participate from the age of 16. The entry fee was set at $150.