Amazon Prime Gaming announces $50,000 Ultimate Showdown multi-game esports tournament with finals at TwitchCon

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Amazon Prime Gaming has today announced a new type of multi-game esports tournament known as Prime Gaming’s Ultimate Showdown.

Specific games have not yet been revealed, but the tournament will have a range of game genres – including first-person and team-based shooters, MMOs, asymmetrical survivals, and MOBA games.

Prime Gaming’s Ultimate Showdown will consist of four community-focused pre-qualifier rounds in Seattle, Amsterdam, Germany, and Japan. During the qualifiers, contestants will not only compete for prizes, but will help raise awareness and money for charities benefiting communities in need. The top five players from each event will secure a slot in the Grand Finale, happening live at TwitchCon in San Diego.

Finalists will have the chance to play alongside pro gaming creators, to help them win a grand prize of $50,000.

More info on the pre-qualifier dates can be found below:

  • Pre-qualifier | June 25 at 6 p.m. PDT: Tournament Launch (Seattle at the Showbox SoDo)
  • Pre-qualifier | July 16-17: TwitchCon EU (Amsterdam)
  • Pre-qualifier | August 24-28: Gamescom (Germany)
  • Pre-qualifier | September 15-18: Tokyo Game Show (Japan)
  • Grand Finale | October 7-9: TwitchCon 2022 (San Diego)

You can sign up to take part in the Prime Gaming Ultimate Showdown here.

At home, fans can join in and watch their favorite contestants compete live for the Prime Gaming’s Ultimate Showdown title on Each broadcast will feature a preshow hosted by Goobers515, with guest stars joining the broadcast.

Viewers will also be given access to giveaways, including free games and Prime Gaming swag.

There’s more info to come on the over the coming weeks.

The news comes after League of Legends loot changes were announced as part of Prime Gaming’s June 2022 game content announcement.

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