Daybreak Games’ H1Z1 Invitational is back! The most watched event at TwitchCon since its debut in 2015 has returned bigger than ever with an overall prize pool of $500,000 and three action-packed tournaments. In anticipation of one of competitive gaming’s biggest showdowns, Daybreak has updated H1Z1’s look, simplifying both the in-game menus and the name. Moving forward, the game will be simply referred to as H1Z1. You can read more about the inspiration for this change in the H1Z1 community article: https://www.h1z1.com/news/new-look-new-name-h1z1-october-2017
WHAT: The H1Z1 Invitational, TwitchCon’s premier esports event, features a combined $500,000 prize pool split across three tournaments of 75 competitors apiece:
- The All-Stars tournament ($200,000 prize pool): Three rounds featuring some of the most electrifying streamers, content creators and personalities from around the globe, including summit1g, MrGrimmmz, Dr DisRespect, Nadeshot, FemSteph, SeaNanners and many more!
- The Legends tournament ($250,000 prize pool): Three rounds drawing from some of the world’s best H1Z1 players, including defending champs inboxes and radek, as well as relentless rivals like LyndonFPS, Flamehopper, and Stormen.
- The Challengers Invitational ($50,000 prize pool): A series of seven first-come, first-serve qualifying matches build up to a riveting finale with the top ten players from each game, along with the winners from the Road to TwitchCon contests at gamescom, PAX West and Tokyo Game Show and #ChallengeAccepted contest.
- Friday, Oct. 20 – Challenger Qualifiers at 1 p.m.
- Saturday, Oct. 21 — All-Stars at 2 p.m.
- Sunday, Oct. 22 — Legends at 11:30 a.m.
- Sunday, Oct. 22 — Challenger Finals at 3:00 p.m.
WATCH: Tune in on Twitch at twitch.tv/h1z1, where all three tournaments will be broadcast live from the show floor, or at h1z1.com/watch, for an esports-forward multi-screen experience to watch the games and view live stats.
ADDITIONAL INFO: For more details on the H1Z1 Invitational, check out www.H1Z1.com/invitational-2017. If you’re attending TwitchCon, stop by the H1Z1 Arena at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center for tons of fun activities, discussions and more all weekend.
H1Z1 is a fast-paced, action packed massive arena shooter that pits 150 battle-hardened players against each other in an enormous, detailed world. In this single-elimination game, players much search for weapons, ammo, armor, vehicles and supplies to get a leg up on the competition and be the last one standing.