Kinect Sports Rivals World Championship Announced


Microsoft have today unveiled the kick-off for the first ever Kinect Sports Rivals World Championship.

This motion-sports competition will allow players 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.

Prizes for the runners-up include:

  • 2nd Place: USD $5,000
  • 3rd Place: USD $2,500
  • 4th Place: USD $1,000
  • 5th – 11th Place: USD $500 each

The competition begins on April 11th in the UK., France and Germany (April 8th 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.

You can register for this fantastic event here and make sure you get some practice in with the Kinect Sports Rivals Preseason. Be sure to let us know if you will be entering via the comment section below.

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