On-line combating sport Brawlhalla has rolled out the official particulars for its sixth yr of esports competitors, rising its whole 2021 season prize pool to $1M USD – up from $500Okay in earlier years. The prize pool can be rolled out throughout 4 seasonal championships, a match Professional Sequence, and the Brawlhalla World Championship in November.
Whereas some prime tier esports have annual prize swimming pools that whole tens of hundreds of thousands, $1M is a considerable quantity for the combating sport style. This yr’s official match circuit for Mortal Kombat 11, one of many best-selling combating video games in recent times, has allotted simply $60Okay for the season. The Capcom Cup, Road Fighter’s premier championship, awarded $250Okay in 2019. Nintendo has famously by no means supplied significant financial help to Tremendous Smash Bros. esports.
What units Brawlhalla aside from its combating sport friends is the one factor it shares in frequent with the highest echelon of esports and their bigger prize swimming pools – the free-to-play enterprise mannequin. The place most combating video games, even different indie titles, nonetheless have a regular retail value. Brawlhalla is accessible to play without spending a dime on a number of platforms together with cell.