Amazon’s popular mobile gaming competition Mobile Masters is back! From June 23rd to 24th, amateur and pro players will have the opportunity to compete across 4 mobile gaming titles for a $100,000 prize pool. The featured games for this Mobile Masters event will be Power Rangers: Legacy Wars, Survival Arena, World of Tanks Blitz, and Critical Ops.
There are a few notable changes (aside from the roster of games) with this iteration of the Mobile Masters. For the first time, the event will be broadcast out of Amazon’s new state-of-the-art streaming studio in Seattle, WA. Also, the event will be showcasing GameOn, Amazon’s new competitive gaming service: Qualifiers for Power Rangers: Legacy Wars and Survival Arena will be open to players of all levels.
“In talking with nWay and Game Insight, we recognized both developers were looking for ways to scale their competitive play,” said Marja Koopmans, Director, Amazon Competitive Gaming. “With GameOn, they can now run qualifiers across the globe for Mobile Masters, identify the best players in their games, award prizes to participants and nurture talent creating a stronger sense of community. We’re thrilled to help these developers realize their vision and host their top players at Mobile Masters this summer.”
Meanwhile, Critical Ops will finally make its Mobile Masters debut after the cancellation of last year’s event due to some unfortunate timing. A total of six Critical Ops teams will be competing for a $40,000 prize pool, including the defending Critical Ops World Champions GankStars.
“We are big believers in Critical Ops and that’s why Gankstars entered the game so early,” said GankStars CEO Alex “PwntByUkrainian” Novosad. “We want to lead by example and hope that our story of hard work and dedication inspires others to believe in themselves, too. I grew up on the simple principle that nothing is impossible, and I want all the dreamers out there to know that they will always have friends at Gankstars. Never give up; all nights end and the sun rises eventually.”
Players interested in earning a spot at Mobile Masters in Power Rangers: Legacy Wars can join the qualifiers between May 5th -13th. Survival Arena hopefuls can compete in upcoming in-game qualifiers May 14th-21st. In late May, Amazon will announce the teams and players slated to compete across all four games.
Be sure to check out the official Mobile Master website for more details and the latest updates.