Survivors! Some very exciting news. We’re proud to announce that today is the start of our biggest and fiercest tournament to date, with over $60,000 in prizes!
‘The Last Stand’ will be the final Survival of the Fittest event to take place in 2015. Its open preliminaries will start from September 24th and the event will end with a championship match, featuring 230 survivors on October 24th. During the course of the event we will be periodically be showing streams of the competitions when the servers are live at www.twitch.tv/survivetheark
Survivors will be able to get a chance to qualify for the tournament by participating and winning in the preliminary rounds. These will be open to all gamers from Noon EST to 8PM EST on the following days: Thursday, September 24 and Saturday, September 26 Tuesday, September 29, Thursday, October 1 and Saturday, October 3 Tuesday, October 6 and Thursday, October 8 Tuesday, October 13 and Thursday, October 15
The winning tribes from the Preliminary rounds will be exclusively invited to the ‘Last Stand Pre-Championships’ which is being held from Noon - 8PM EST, on the following days from which the top 160 finale contestants will be selected!
Saturday, October 17 and Tuesday, October 20
After the 160 final survivors have been selected, they’ll go head to head with and against 70 Twitch streamers in an epic and ultimate tournament which is scheduled to take place on:
Saturday, October 24th
Prizes for ‘The Last Stand’ October 24th Championship Include:
First Place Winning Tribe receives: $24,000 (split six ways) Second Place Winning Tribe receives: $12,000 (split six ways) Third Place Winning Tribe receives: $6,000 (split six ways) Each of ‘The Last Stand’ 230 entrants receives a $100 Steam Gift Card All three Championship Winning Tribes will receive an in-game Gold/Silver/Bronze Trophy Structure Skin, customized with their Tribe details, for everyone to marvel at with envy!
Unlike the regular Survival of the Fittest, The Last Stand will feature some new changes! These include;
Three Boss Creatures!
At key points through the match, each Boss makes an appearance available for taming at the central platform. That includes the Broodmother, the Dragon, and the previously unrevealed Giant Ape, who can easily smash through forests and throw huge boulders to demolish survivors and their dinosaurs.
Six Player Tribes Stay in competition longer as extra-large teams have more chances to claim victory!
Improved Competitive Game Balance! This time, you won’t advance by hiding in a box. ;)
Four New Evolution Events: The world-altering events are triggered by player-voting so that the audience can participate in the action! Acid Rain: Seek cover! This red-tinted rain won’t quench your thirst, but it will chew through your armor and slowly sap your Health! I Love You, You Love Me: Mate-Boost effects are doubled! An ideal time to launch your assault with gender-paired creatures, but be careful about wild mates, as they can be extra dangerous. Hail to the King: A powerful explosive item is dropped at every player’s position… use it wisely! Food of the Gods: This extra-special Mega Loot crate contains instant-taming Feed.
If you want a shot at qualifying, be sure to look out for these servers when the preliminaries are live:
"[LAST STAND][EU] Prelim 1 (On Nitrado)" "[LAST STAND][EU] Prelim 2 (On Nitrado)" "[LAST STAND][EU] Prelim 3 (On Nitrado)" "[LAST STAND][US] Prelim 4" "[LAST STAND][US] Prelim 5" "[LAST STAND][US] Prelim 6"
Good luck to all those who enter and may the fittest survivor win!
And we haven’t forgotten your mid-week Dossier! You’ll get to see your favorite ‘other’ Patchy, tonight! ;)