Bandai Namco Entertainment America today announced a partnership with ASTRO Gaming as an official tour and audio partner for the Tekken World Tour 2019. ASTRO Gaming will offer $100,000 in Tournament Purse Support and product prizing.
ASTRO Gaming’s support for TEKKEN World Tour for 2019 will comprise of four main avenues of participation including the following; increasing TEKKEN World Tour’s prize purse, providing product prizing for all Master event champions, designation as the official audio partner to provide headset & mixamp hardware at events, and sponsors of the “ASTRO Path To TEKKEN Masters, powered by Beyond” online tournament series where players compete online to win a myriad of prizes, including: $500 USD cash, ASTRO hardware prize packs, as well as travel accommodations and tournament entry support to compete at official TEKKEN World Tour live events. ASTRO Gaming’s partnership support of TEKKEN World Tour increases the total tournament prize purse to $285,000 USD.
“Every year, our goal at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment is to deliver the most exciting and hardest-hitting fighting game tournament series in all of esports.” said Mark Religioso, Brand Manager at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “Working in conjunction with our partners at ASTRO Gaming to offer bigger cash purses, hardware prizes, and new ways for players to participate and compete from home; we’re strengthening all aspects of TEKKEN World Tour for 2019 and will surely achieve our vision of producing the best fighting game tournament series in the business.”
The first official tournament with this partnership will be the June 7th Astro Path to Tekken Masters online tournament series. For more information on this partnership and the Tekken World Tour 2019, visit the official website.