Bandai Namco announced their latest esports tournament as they will be holding the SoulCalibur VI World Invitational 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will take place on November 2nd at the HyperX Esports Arena at The Luxor Hotel. The company will bring in seven of the best players from around the globe to crown the first-ever World Invitational Champion. Additionally, one player may rise from a pool of 128 players to join the chosen seven and vie for a spot in the World Invitational Last Chance Qualifier event, being held the same day. Tickets and registration to the event will take place on Smash.gg on August 28th at 4pm PDT. You can read more and see the trailer for the tourney below.
"The SoulCalibur franchise has been the premier weapons-based fighting game for two decades, building a fan-base which stretches generations and around the world" said Motohiro Okubo, Producer of SoulCalibur VI at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. "Now, in the age of esports, it's an honor to finally deliver a tournament fully focused on SoulCalibur, where the eight best players from every corner of the globe come together to compete for prizes, honor, and the ultimate crown of being the best SoulCalibur VI player in the world."
Featured hosts who will be providing blow-by-blow reporting throughout the SoulCalibur World Invitational include fighting game community stalwarts Markman, Kitana Prime, Aliciaxlife, and Ebonic Plague. With nonstop action and excellent color commentary, the SoulCalibur World Invitational promises to be one of the most entertaining esports events of the year.