RAGE GBVS 2020 Summer powered by AQUOS ", the first official tournament for Cygames' action RPG " Granblue Fantasy Versus ", will be held at "RAGE 2020 Summer powered by AQUOS", the largest e-sports event in Japan, operated by CyberZ, Inc. Avex Entertainment, Inc. and TV Asahi, Inc. will host one of the largest e-sports events in Japan, "RAGE 2020 Summer powered by AQUOS".
Total prize money of 5 million yen! Japan's first official GBFVS tournament!
The first official Granblue Fantasy Versus tournament, "RAGE GBVS 2020 Summer powered by AQUOS," will be held at the "RAGE 2020 Summer powered by AQUOS" e-sports event, and in consideration of the spread of the new coronavirus, the qualifiers will be held online " The qualifying rounds will be held online " ;all games will be broadcasted without spectators; and the recruitment of players residing outside of Japan will be suspended.
Therefore, the qualifiers will be held online, and the SEMI FINALS and GRAND FINALS will be held at a studio in Tokyo without spectators.
The maximum number of participants is 1,024. The prize money for the winner will be 3 million yen, and the total prize money will be 5 million yen.
Competition entry will begin at 11:00 on Thursday, May 7, 2020 and end at 23:59 on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, with the winner announced on Friday, May 22, 2020.
Up to 1,024 players will be selected by lottery to participate in the online qualifiers to be held on Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31, 2020, and the top 24 players will advance to the SEMI FINALS to be held on Saturday, June 6, 2020, at a studio in Tokyo, Japan.
The top eight winners of the SEMI FINALS will advance to the GRAND FINALS scheduled to be held on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at a studio in Tokyo.
In the SEMI FINALS to be held on Saturday, June 6, 2020, the winner of "R-1 Guranpuri 2020," a well-known fighting game enthusiast, and the creator of " Kumiteko-gassen " released on the App Store and Google Play Store, will participate. Crystal Noda, who is known for her love of fighting games and has released her own version of "Kumitekkyo Kassen" on the App Store and Google Play Store, will appear as a guest.
The tournament will also be broadcast on " OPENREC.tv " and " YouTube.
RAGE GBVS 2020 Summer powered by AQUOS" Event Outline
|Schedule (tentative)||Online Preliminary Round Day1 : Saturday, May 30, 2020 10:00 - 20:00
Online Preliminary Round Day2 : Sunday, May 31, 2020, 10:00-20:00
Players will participate from home.
SEMI FINALS : Saturday, June 6, 2020 17:00-21:00
|About Entry|| Entries must be made via the PLAYHERA game tournament management service.
Entry period: Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:00 - Wednesday, May 20, 2020 23:59
Lottery announcement date: May 22, 2020 (Fri.) 18:00
The above schedule may be subject to reconsideration in light of the recent spread of the novel coronavirus infection in Japan.
|Number of applicants||1,024 persons * If the number of applicants reaches the limit, a drawing will be held to determine the number of participants.|
|Participation fee||Free of charge|
|Eligibility|| 12 years old or older (must be 12 years old or older as of June 20, 2020); no international entries
No international entries.
Only those who agree to be granted a "Japan eSports Pro License" upon advancing to the Top 8 may enter the tournament.
|Tournament Format|| 1-on-1 double-elimination BO3 (2 rounds, 2 games won after the first 2 rounds)
BO5 in the Winner's Final, Router's Final, Grand Final, and Grand Final Reset (win after 2 rounds, win after 3 matches)
|Prize Money|| 5,000,000 yen total (3,000,000 yen for the winner, 800,000 yen for 2nd place, 500,000 yen for 3rd place, 300,000 yen for 4th place, 150,000 yen for a tie for 5th place, 50,000 yen for a tie for 7th place)
No prize money will be paid if the winner is between 12 and 15 years old.
|Prizes|| A special title that can be used in "Granblue Fantasy Versus".
(Only the three players who finish in first through third place will receive a special title that can be used in "Granblue Fantasy Versus.)
|Sponsored by||CyberZ Corporation, Avex Entertainment, Inc.|
|Top Sponsors||Sharp Corporation|
|"RAGE GBVS 2020 Summer" official website URL||https://rage-esports.jp/2020summer_gbvs|
Method of holding the event may be subject to change.
The details of the SEMI FINALS and GRAND FINALS scheduled to be held in Tokyo are subject to reconsideration in light of the new coronavirus situation.
For more information, tournament entry, rules, and other details, please check the official RAGE GBVS 2020 Summer website.