Summoners War esports is back for the fourth annual Summoners War World Arena Championship 2020 – sponsored by Google Play. With a prize pool of $210,000, eight of the world’s top Summoners War players will compete in the monster collecting strategy game on Friday, Nov. 20. The tournament will be hosted by Summoners War’s publisher and developer Com2uS, in a first-ever completely virtual arena through YouTube designed to emulate the in-person experience as much as possible.
Tournament info below:
- Stream link: YouTube
- Begins: 9 p.m. PT on Friday, Nov. 20
- Streaming languages: Korean, English, Japanese, Dutch, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai, Indian, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Taiwanese
“We’re using Summoners War Championship 2020 as our launching pad into an all-digital esports for this year, where the online-only format is not only a unique undertaking for us but also the esports industry,” said Kyu Lee, CEO, GAMEVIL Com2uS. “We hit 1.2 million live viewers worldwide in last year’s in-person finals live from Paris, which showed just how strong our community continues to be, and so we’re taking every precaution necessary to create another grand global event that ensures all participants remain safe and our audience experiences the thrill of watching the top Summoners War players in the world battle it out.”
Through months of fierce competition in various regional championships, the Summoners War esports tournament series has narrowed the competitors down to the following eight pro players, broken down by the winners of each regional cup: