MLG Summer Fighter Arena This Friday

by Jack Gardner on Aug 08, 2012 at 06:00 AM

MLG reached out to clarify the player roster for Mortal Kombat. In addition, a link to the broadcast is now included.

The updated roster for Mortal Kombat is as follows: DJT1993, Perfect Legend,Tyrant, PigoftheHut, GCA16bit, GGA Dizzy, vVv Reo, and Riu48

You can watch the broadcast of the games here.

Original Story

This Friday, August 10 to August 12 from 4pm ET to 12am ET Major League Gaming will be broadcasting their fighting game arena. The top 8 players from the MLG Spring Championship in Mortal Kombat and Soul Calibur V will fight one-on-one for $3,400 first place prizes in each game.

Two streams will be broadcast during the event. The gameplay stream will be hosted by Juicebox, with Tom Brady providing the main casting for Mortal Kombat, and Bibulus for Soul Calibur V. A behind-the-scenes stream will be hosted by Gootecks featuring interviews and insight into the workings of the event and players, 

Both streams will be free with an option to pay for an upgrade and view the streams without ads, in HD, and get early access to the VODs of the tournament matches. 

The players competing in the event as well as the schedule are as follows:

Mortal KombatDetroitBalln, DJT1993, Perfect Legend, CDjr, Tyrant, Pig of the Hut, GGA 16Bit, and GGA Dizzy 

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Pool Play
7:00 PM - 7:15 PM Bracket Semifinal A
7:15 PM - 7:30 PM Bracket Semifinal B
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM Finals

Soul Calibur V: Keev_,  Kayane, LostProvidence, rtd_atl, Something-Unique, _Hawkeye, Linkrkc, and Kinetic_Clash

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM Pool Play
11:00 PM - 11:15 PM Bracket Semifinal A
11:15 PM - 11:30 PM Bracket Semifinal B
11:30 PM - 12:00 AM Finals

MLG has provided us with four HD Pass codes to give away. Tweet @Riverboatjack and include #MLGfighterarena for a chance to win.