First official online tournament for Pokémon UNITE announced and will be held on September 19 in Japan

The first official online tournament for Pokémon UNITE has been announced and will be held on September 19 in Japan. Read on below to learn more:

“Pokemon Unite” Official Online Tournament Held! Entry acceptance starts!

The first official online tournament of “Pokemon Unite” will be held on September 19th (Sun).
The 0th official online tournament of “Pokemon Unite” is a team entry system official tournament sponsored by JCG Co., Ltd.

Please see here for the tournament rules for this event .

Entry acceptance has started today. Please apply from the entry form .

“Pokemon Unite” 0th Official Online Tournament Overview

Date and time September 19th (Sun) 12: 30-20: 00
* The end time may change depending on the progress of the tournament.
Entry format Team entry for 5-7 people
Entry period September 3rd (Friday) 18:00 to September 13th (Monday) 23:59
* The entry period may be changed or shortened depending on the application status.
Tournament format Single elimination tournament method
・ Matches from the first round to the best four: 1 match first match
・ Matches from the best 4 to the final match: 2 matches first match
Capacity Maximum 256 teams
* If the number of entries exceeds 256, the participating teams will be decided by lottery
* Even if there are missing teams after the participating teams are confirmed, the re-lottery will not be performed.
Match method Standard Battle-Friend Match-Remotor Stadium
Software to use The latest version of “Pokemon Unite” for Nintendo Switch
Eligibility ・ At the time of applying for this tournament, the entry applicant (hereinafter referred to as the representative player) who will be the representative must be 16 years old or older.

・ At the time of applying for this tournament, if the team members include a player under the age of 20, the guardian of that player must consent to the participation.

・ Communication by reading and writing in Japanese is possible

・ Communication with the tournament management can be achieved through the chat application “Discord” specified by the tournament management.

Notes ・ The tournament will be conducted using the chat application “Discord”. Representative players will be required to connect to the tournament Discord server notified by the tournament management.

・ Each player is responsible for preparing the Nintendo Switch and the Internet environment.

・ It is possible to shoot / distribute the game video of this tournament. However, when delivering, please comply with the “Guidelines for using Pokémon UNITE videos and still images” stipulated by Pokemon Co., Ltd., and be sure to include a delay of 5 minutes or more (delivery delay).

inquiry pokemonunite-contact@j-cg.com
Reception hours: 10: 00 ~ 19: 00 (weekdays)

* Inquiries received outside business hours will be answered on the next business day or later.
* We will refrain from replying to opinions / requests or content that is not related to this tournament.

Source: Official Pokémon UNITE website

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