Koei Tecmo and Team NINJA announced today that the Dead or Alive 6 World Championship, which will have 10 million yen (JPY) on the line in cash and prizes. This will be a global esports competition, with qualifiers held in the US, Europe, and Asia. The tournaments will kick off on April 20th, 2019 in Lyon France at THE MIXUP. Players will be able to earn one of 16 total spots in the Dead or Alive 6 World Championship Finals at this tournament.
By competing in the DOA6WC, players will earn ranking points based on their tournament performance, allowing them to be ranked on the official DOA6WC leaderboard. The more ranking points a player accumulates, the higher on the leaderboard they will climb. At the end of the tournament circuit, 16 fighters will advance to the finals. There will be 11 placements from the three regional leaderboards; with the top five from the U.S., top three from Asia, and top three from Europe advancing to the finals.
Key tournament stops in the United States will be during CEO 2019 in Florida (June 28th-30th), Summer Jam 13 in Philidelphia (August 30th-September 1st), Kumite in Texas 2019 (September 13th-15th), and The East Coast Throwdown in New Jersey (October 18th-20th). A complete schedule and list of rules can be found here.