Xbox announced the kick-off of the “Kinect Sports Rivals World Championship,” the first ever global motion-sports competition. The “Kinect Sports Rivals World Championship” will challenge players from around the world who have honed their “Kinect Sports Rivals” gameplay skills and award the grand prize winner with $10,000 in cash and a trip of a lifetime to one of four amazing destinations: a water sports adventure in Bora Bora, walking the Great Wall of China, trekking to Machu Picchu, or skiing the Swiss Alps.
Additional prizes include:
- 2nd Place: USD $5,000
- 3rd Place: USD $2,500
- 4th Place: USD $1,000
- 5th – 11th Place: USD $500 each
The “Kinect Sports Rivals World Championship” will begin online on 11th April in the U.K., France and Germany (8th April in the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia and Brazil) as competitors go head-to-head in the semi-final round of the global competition online.
It will culminate with a live, in-person final championship this July at the San Diego Comic-Con, where top finalists from each participating country will battle for their country’s glory and the grand prize.
Starting today, players who want to enter the “Kinect Sports Rivals World Championship” can register here. Additional details, including rules and restrictions, about the “Kinect Sports Rivals World Championship” can be found on Xbox.com.