ELEAGUE & Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Expand ELEAGUE Mortal Kombat 11 Showdown into Weekly Series Featuring Community Influencers Streaming Newly Released Game

 Live Streams to Begin Wednesday, May 1, at 5 p.m. ET
Across Twitch & New ELEAGUE.com Multi-Viewer Experience

ELEAGUE and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment – both divisions of WarnerMedia – today announced an extended live programming schedule for the ELEAGUE Mortal Kombat 11 Showdown. The ELEAGUE Mortal Kombat 11 Showdown is a streaming competition in which several Mortal Kombat community influencers broadcast NetherRealm Studios’ newly-released game, win as many online matches as possible during a four-hour period, and climb the leaderboard to earn cash prizes. 
 
The ELEAGUE Mortal Kombat 11 Showdown will begin its 13-week competition series Wednesday, May 1, at 5 p.m. ETon Twitch and ELEAGUE.com, with live episodes set to continue weekly through Wednesday, July 24. Live coverage will continue to be anchored by David “UltraDavid” Graham and Ryan “Mr. Aquaman” Kablik, who will commentate various live matches as they happen across each influencer stream.

ELEAGUE Launches Multi-Viewer Experience for ELEAGUE Mortal Kombat 11 Showdown

In addition to livestreaming coverage on Twitch, fans will have the ability to utilize ELEAGUE.com’s innovative Multi-Viewer interface to seamlessly switch between any of the influencers’ Twitch channels at any time during the weekly liveShowdown competitions. “Multi-Viewer” will allow viewers to change rapidly between the ELEAGUETV channel and anyShowdown competitor’s channel with virtually no latency and aggregate their streaming experience into a single screen. 
 
The ELEAGUE Mortal Kombat 11 Showdown recently launched with a one-day streaming event held during the beta release weekend for NetherRealm Studios’ Mortal Kombat 11. Fans can follow @ELEAGUETV on Twitter for additional details on the commentators and influencers who will appear within the ELEAGUE Mortal Kombat 11 Showdown.
About Mortal Kombat 11
Mortal Kombat 11, the latest entry in the renowned franchise from award-winning NetherRealm Studios, is now available for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®4 Pro computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch™ system and PC.  Mortal Kombat 11 follows the events ofMortal Kombat X and introduces a time-bending narrative that brings together iconic characters from different Mortal Kombat eras, along with various franchise-first fighters, culminating in the ultimate generational clash as current characters collide with their past selves. To learn more about Mortal Kombat 11, please visit www.mortalkombat.com or join the community conversation on Facebook (MortalKombat), Instagram (@MortalKombat), Twitter (@MortalKombat), Twitch (NetherRealm), YouTube (Mortal Kombat), Discord (MortalKombat) or Reddit (MortalKombat).

About ELEAGUE
ELEAGUE – formed in partnership between Turner and IMG – is a premium esports content and live tournament brand that has aligned with some of the most popular titles in the business through its first three years: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – including the hosting of two CS:GO Major Championships – Overwatch®, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Street Fighter® V: Arcade Edition, Dota 2, EA SPORTS FIFA 19, NBA 2K Playgrounds 2, Injustice 2, Rocket League, Gears 5, TEKKEN® 7 and Formula E.  With a focus on innovative production capabilities, storytelling and exploring compelling narratives surrounding star teams and players, ELEAGUE has generated record levels of engagement with its content and positive reaction throughout the esports community since its launch in 2016.

About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third-party game titles.
 
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Media Contacts:
Jake Moskowitz, Turner Sports, at 404-575-6765 or jake.moskowitz@turner.com
Ginger Chan, IMG, at 310-270-4951 or gchan@endeavorco.com
Kehau Rodenhurst, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, at Kehau.Rodenhurst@warnerbros.com