From Press Release:
SAN FRANCISCO – January 14, 2020 – POWER RANGERS: Battle for the Grid invites the best players from across the country to come together to see who reigns supreme! nWay, in partnership with Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) and global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), today announced the POWER RANGERS: Battle for the Grid League. Starting in January 2020, nWay is teaming up with local fighting game communities to discover who is the best POWER RANGERS: Battle for the Grid player in the country.
Participants in the League will accumulate Grid Points by competing in a series of sanctioned community-driven offline and online events, as well as through Episodes, which are in-game challenges where players compete in matches and earn medals to climb the leaderboard ranks. Sanctioned community-organized events include online tournaments and local events in multiple states with prizes awarded.
The seven players with the highest Grid Points at the end of the season, plus the winner of a last chance qualifier tournament, will be invited to compete for the chance to become the first ever POWER RANGERS: Battle for the Grid League Champion in the series finale at Evolution 2020 in Las Vegas in August.
The POWER RANGERS: Battle for the Grid League has planned stops at the following fighting game majors:
- Frosty Faustings (January 17-18, Chicago)
- Final Round (March 20-22, Atlanta)
- NorCal Regionals (April 10-12, San Jose)
- April Annihilation (April 10-12, New Jersey)
- ComboBreaker (May 23-25, Chicago)
- CEO Gaming (June 26-28, Orlando)
- Evolution 2020 (July 31 – August 1, Las Vegas)
For more information about POWER RANGERS: Battle for the Grid League visit www.battleforthegrid.com/league. More details on sanctioned online tournaments and local events will follow. The latest news and updates will be posted on POWER RANGERS: Battle for the Grid’s social media channels at https://www.facebook.com/Powerrangersbattleforthegrid/ and https://twitter.com/Battle4TheGrid.