South Africa has been selected as one of the counties to participate in the global Mortal Kombat Cup 2015.

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With the highly anticipated launch of Mortal Kombat X only a few days away, South Africans will be given the opportunity to compete in the global gaming experience. The South African Mortal Kombat Cup will be hosted by Ster Kinekor Entertainment. There are different qualifying events and stages which will be held in May 2015 in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban leading up to the South African Mortal Kombat Cup final, which will be taking place on the 6th of June 2015.

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The finals will be hosted in Johannesburg and will see three finalists from 16 participants fighting their way to the top. The prizes for the three finalists are:

  • 3rd Place – R5 000.00 in cash
  • 2nd Place – R10 000.00 and a Mortal Kombat X Branded PlayStation 4
  • Winner – R15 000.00 and a PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition as well as a spot in the global event which will be held in July 2015 at the Japan Expo in France.

Anyone can attend as an audience member (obviously subject to space) and stand a chance to win awesome spot prizes.

The South African winner will compete against winners from these territories:

  1. France
  2. UK
  3. Spain
  4. Netherlands
  5. Belgium
  6. Middle East
  7. Austria
  8. Russia
  9. Portugal
  10. Italy
  11. Poland
  12. India
  13. Greece
  14. Nordics
  15. Hungary
  16. Czech Republic