Beginning July 8, players across all platforms can join the For Honor Hero Series to battle their way to a $10,000 Live Finals at the Intel Esports Arena in Burbank, California. Following weekly 1v1 Duel online competitions, the top 16 players will be selected based on overall tournament standings to qualify for the Live Finals on August 12.
“At ESL we are committed to growing the esports landscape and For Honor’s competitive ecosystem has been something we've all been looking forward to,” said Sean Charles, VP of Publisher and Developer Relations, ESL. “With the For Honor Hero Series and the addition of ranked mode, there is a lot in store for future For Honor professionals.”
For Honor Hero Series cups will run in North America, Europe, and Brazil on the following dates:
For Honor’s competitive play will continue following the Hero Series when ranked mode releases in a future update. Ranked mode will initially offer on-demand tournaments for Duel. In future updates, the ranking system will expand to Brawl as well as 4v4 game modes.
In addition to the competitive tournament, the For Honor Hero Series will also include a caster competition to find a member to join analyst desk in Burbank, CA for the Live Finals event. Those interested in auditioning can submit a casting clip on the For Honor Hero Series page.
The Finals will be broadcasted live on the For Honor Twitch channel, For Honor’s Facebook Live, as well as on Ubisoft’s YouTube channel, providing players the opportunity to showcase their skill on the big stage.