Infinite Crisis enters eSports universe as newest MLG competitive game
Infinite Crisis will soon join the Major League Gaming roster and eventually be played at MLG Pro Circuit competitions.
Infinite Crisis developer Turbine said that it has partnered with Major League Gaming to introduce the game into the competitive gaming scene. In Infinite Crisis players will be to control their favorite DC Comics characters and battle each other in a closed arena setting.
Still in closed beta, the action rpg and beat 'em up title will be eased into the eSports universe in phases.
First, top Infinite Crisis teams will compete live at the E3 2013 on June 11-13, which will be streamed entirely on the MLG and Infinite Crisis official websites.
Then the game will be progressively introduced to eSports fans through other gaming event showcases, featured competitive plays on MLG: Play and its inclusion on selected MLG Pro Circuit competitions, veteran mmo developer and operator Turbine said in a release.
Turbine said it chose MLG as a platform because of its expertise in the eSports arena. Meanwhile, MLG said that it sees Infinite Crisis as a "perfect addition" to its line-up and that eSports fans will be attracted to the game because it is "action-packed, fun to play and well-suited for a competitive audience.