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It’s the biggest World of Tanks Blitz event of 2020 — the Blitz Cup. This will take place over four regional tournaments in Europe, North America, Asia, and the CIS. These four regional championships have a combined $200,000 USD on the line.

Wargaming has announced that the Blitz Asia Cup will kick off on Friday. The Blitz Asia Cup will run over two days on November 6 and 7, starting at 10 PM AEDT.

Blitz Asia Cup

The Blitz Asia Cup will be the first of the four regional tournaments. Teams were selected to compete in a series of qualifying rounds. For the first time ever, Nintendo Switch players can compete too. They’ll be competing alongside mobile and tablet players.

As for the prize money, here’s how the split will look for each regional Championship.

  • 1st place: US$25,000+ unique emblem
  • 2nd place: US$15,000 + unique emblem
  • 3rd place: US$7,000 + unique emblem
  • 4th place: US$4,000

It’s not just the players who will be rewarded — viewers have the chance to earn some exclusive loot. For every 30 minutes viewed, audience members will receive a special tournament container. There are also rare XP Boosters, XP certificates, and even days on your Premium Account. Watch for your chance to earn a special Blitz Cup permanent avatar and a certificate for the Fan Zone camouflage. Each regional championship can be watched on the official World of Tanks Blitz YouTube channel.

The teams competing in the Asia Cup are:

  • [FEAST] Ultimate FEAST
  • [HLV] HLV
  • [-ID-] TEAM ID
  • [GV] Great Viet

They’ll be clashing in the Tier X vehicles for a shot at the $200,000 prize pool. The other three regional championships will take place later this month. Find out more about the tournament style and in-game drops on the World of Tanks Blitz website.

While you’re waiting for the action to start, check out our interview with Jake Truman on the World of Tanks Premier League.