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Respawn and EA Announces Apex Legends Invitational for September

by Liana Ruppert

Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts are planning a very exciting September because the publisher/developer duo has announced the official Apex Legends Invitational an it officially kicks off in September. 

The Apex Legends Invitational will run from September 13th through the 15th and will take place in Krakow, Poland. 80 teams from around the world will go toe-to-toe to compete for a prize pool of a whopping $500,000. 

Think your team has what it takes? Email those submissions over at [email protected] for your chance to compete alongside your Origin ID and email address.

“When we started the EA Competitive Gaming Division, we had a vision to Make Stars of All Our Players as we build an entertainment spectacle that captivates millions of players and spectators,” said Todd Sitrin, SVP and GM of the EA Competitive Gaming Division. “Today we officially expand EA Competitive Gaming through the addition of Apex Legends, owner of one of the biggest game launches in history that continues to be powered today by a passionate global community. The Apex Legends Preseason Invitational is the key next step in our esports journey.”

“Competition is in the DNA of Apex Legends and this competitive event will showcase the game at its highest-level,” said Chad Grenier, Design Director at Respawn Entertainment. “This Apex Legends Preseason Invitational advances our vision towards a robust competitive experience with the community at the center. We continue to explore all the entertaining ways both players and spectators can experience Apex Legends and look forward to bringing this event to life.” 

Need to brush up on those Apex skills? The free-to-play battle royale game is available now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. 

Liana Ruppert

With an arguably unhealthy obsession with Dragon Age and Mass Effect, Liana is wildly passionate about all things in the gaming community. From shooters, to RPGs, if it's out - she's playing it. A medically retired US Sailor and now full-time hoarder of gaming collectibles, Liana's passion for everything in the gaming industry is palpable. Also, if you lose her in a crowd, just casually mention any BioWare game and the crazy pterodactyl screech will without a doubt follow. You can follow her on Twitter @DirtyEffinHippy or email her for editorial inquiries at [email protected]!