Major League Gaming Announces Fighting Games for the Summer Season

Major League Gaming (MLG) today announced that fighting games on the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) System will be featured on the MLG Pro Circuit during the Summer Season.

Details after the jump.


Summer Fighter Arena: August 10 in NYC

The Season will kick off with Mortal Kombat and Soul Calibur V on the PS3 at the Summer Fighter Arena on Friday, August 10, a full day of action that will be streamed live. The standard definition broadcast will be free, and there will be an HD upgrade option. The Top 8 finishers in each game from the Spring Championship held last month will be invited to compete for $3,400 per game.

Players include:

Mortal Kombat – DetroitBalln, DJT1993, Perfect Legend, CDjr, Tyrant, Pig of the Hut, GGA 16Bit, and GGA Dizzy

Soul Calibur V – Keev_,  Kayane, LostProvidence, rtd_atl, Something-Unique, _Hawkeye, Linkrkc, and Kinetic_Clash

Summer Championship: August 24-26 in Raleigh, NC

Both Mortal Kombat and Soul Calibur V on the PS3 will also be featured at the Summer Championship from August 24-26 in Raleigh, NC. The Soul Calibur competition will take place from Friday, August 24 to Saturday, August 25. The Mortal Kombat competition will take place from Saturday, August 25 through Sunday, August 26.

Additional details about the broadcasts, competition formats and rules for both events will be available soon.