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Amazon and Tencent Announce Amazon Cup Esports Tournament for Ring of Elysium

Posted Jul 3, 2019 @ 4:56 CDT | Stock Ticker(s): NASDAQ:AMZN, HKG:0700

July 2, 2019 -- Aurora Studio is thrilled to announce the Ring of Elysium Amazon Cup, an all-new, online tournament for players in North America and Europe. Players can compete in online qualifiers starting July 2 through August 6. Those who earn a spot in the Regional Championships will face off for a piece of the $60,000 prize pool and the glory of being crowned Ring of Elysium champions. Regional finals will take place on Saturday, August 10, in Europe and Sunday, August 11, in North America.

Amazon GameOn, a powerful set of APIs that integrate competitions natively into games across platforms, will power the qualifiers and final showdowns.

"We are incredibly excited for the Amazon Cup," said Ethan Yu, Head of Aurora Studio. "Everyone here at Aurora Studios feels the tournament will show the amazing potential Ring of Elysium has in esports."

Players looking to compete for Ring of Elysium glory can download the game for free on Steam and sign up for the Amazon Cup.

For all tournament details, eligibility, and other information read more here.

Online Qualifiers Start July 2nd

Players in North America and Europe looking to compete in the qualifiers can sign up as individual players. The Amazon Cup qualifiers will take place between July 2 and August 6.

Players who compete in the Amazon Cup qualifiers through the GameOn Tournament Organizer can also win additional rewards like pendant skins, player outfit skins, gaming laptops and more. Learn more here.

Regional Championships with a total Prize Pool of $60,000

Following the five-week qualifiers, the regional finals will take place on Saturday, August 10, in Europe and Sunday, August 11, in North America regions. Players will go head-to-head for a $30,000 prize pool for each respective region with the top team in each region being awarded $15,000. The second place teams will be awarded $10,000 in each region with third place teams being awarded $5,000. Ring of Elysium will also be awarding the teams that finish from 4th - 20th place $200 of in-game currency.

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