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Brawl your way to a World Championship in the 2018 Blood Bowl 2 World Cup

Press Release   •   Apr 03, 2018 11:13 BST

Compete for more than $30,000 worth of prizes! Qualifiers start April 4th. Register now for a chance to win exclusive gaming merchandise from ROG – Republic of Gamers, along with more than $10,000 in cash and a collection of Warhammer video games!

Focus Home Interactive and Cyanide Studios are very happy to invite Blood Bowl 2 PC and console players to brawl for the title of Blood Bowl 2 World Champion! From the newest coaches to the most seasoned players in the community, everyone is welcome to compete for the slew of prizes available.

Since the release of Blood Bowl 2 in September 2015, the adaptation of Games Workshop’s famous board game has already gathered a great number of players over the years. It’s now time to find out who’s the best Blood Bowl player in the world by registering to the Official Blood Bowl World Cup 2018. Players can earn their spot in the 64-player Play-Offs either by besting their opponents in the Official Cabalvision Champion Ladders or in one of the Private Leagues managed by members of the community around the world. Additionally to the open qualifiers, an exclusive Invitational Cup, broadcasted on Twitch, will pit the game’s 8 best players against one another for the chance to win 2 tickets for the World Cup in what should be the finest Blood Bowl matches before the Play-Offs!

Qualifications start on April 4th. More information about registration, qualification, and scheduling is available on the official website.

Play-Off participants will compete for the 2018 World Champion title, but also for more than $30,000 worth of prizes, in partnership with ROG – Republic of Gamers:

  • More than $10,000 cash prize pool
  • 2 High-End Gaming PC Systems with ROG components and AMD Ryzen Processors
  • Gaming equipment (mice, headsets, keyboards and more…)
  • A collection of Warhammer games from the Focus Home Interactive catalogue

ROG – Republic of Gamers is dedicated to creating the world’s best gaming hardware and software. ROG offers a complete line of innovative products known for performance and quality.

About Cyanide Studios

Cyanide is an independent and privately held video game studio based in Paris and created in 2000. The studio is best known for its sports game such as Pro Cycling Manager series and its console version, Tour de France. Cyanide also boasts games drawn from a wide variety of universes including Blood Bowl ® (Sport/Fantasy, 2009) and Blood Bowl 2 (2015), the video game adaptations of Games Workshop's famous board game, Game of Thrones (RPG, 2012), Styx: Master of Shadows (stealth/2014) and its sequel Styx: Shards of Darkness (2017). The studio is currently working on the Videogame adaptation of H. P. Lovecraft's famously twisted universe; Call of Cthulhu.

More information on the website: www.cyanide-studio.com

About Games Workshop

Games Workshop® Group PLC (LSE:GAW.L), based in Nottingham, UK, produces the best fantasy miniatures in the world. Games Workshop designs, manufactures, retails, and distributes its range of Warhammer®: Age of Sigmar® and Warhammer® 40,000® games, miniature soldiers, novels and model kits through more than 469 of its own stores (branded Games Workshop® or Warhammer®), the www.games-workshop.com web store and independent retail channels in more than 50 countries worldwide. More information about Games Workshop and its other, related, brands and product ranges (including our publishing division ‘Black Library’ and our special resin miniatures studio ‘Forge World’) can be found at https://www.games-workshop.com

About ASUS ROG

Republic of Gamers is dedicated to creating the world’s best gaming hardware and software. ROG offers a complete line of innovative products known for performance and quality. https://www.asus.com/

About Focus Home Interactive

Focus Home Interactive is a French publisher based in Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide, available both in store and for download across the world. Focus publishes games on all major platforms, consoles and PC. The publisher's catalogue will get even richer the coming months and years with eagerly awaited games such as Vampyr, Call of Cthulhu, Insurgency: Sandstorm, Necromunda: Underhive Wars, Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood and many more.
More information on the website: www.focus-home.com