Stunlock Studios announced this week that the arena brawler, Battlerite, will receive a new champion character starting tomorrow, February 15. The new character is Raigon, The Exiled Prince. You can check out a new trailer for Raigon in the player below.
Raigon is a flexible melee character who uses two-handed swordsmanship and martial arts. The character was a respected figure among the warriors of the kingdom. However, he was exiled due to manipulations by Pestilus. The arena is also a decent place to find work and set the wheels in motion for his revenge.
Stunlock Studios also announced a new eSports event called Enter the Arena. This is a tournament for Battlerite with a prize pool of $10,000. It will be run simultaneously in Europe and North America. Onslaught eSports announced a squad for Battlerite that will complete for the top prize. The team features Connor “Averse” Shacklady, Alvin “Ninjas” Xu and Dominic “Arakune” Valentino. Here’s a full list of the EU Tournament for Enter the Arena:
TelroskMi (Teldo, Verosk, Mini)
MyCon – Prepare to Die (LittleMaster, GodOf, K3B4B1)
Intolerant (Joltz, Iska, Nyy)
Project Horizon (HotBiscuit, Blankzz, Wuzac)
ENTER THE ARENA – US Tournament
Onslaught Esports (Averse, Arakune, Ninjas)
Identity Crisis (InTheFlesh, Vorime, Emperor)
Scylla (Maelstrom, Jeter, rarepeep)
Excel Wizards (Neewha, Skywind, Finlev)
Enter the Arena for Battlerite will be broadcast live on Twitch. The qualifiers will be held on February 19. The grand tournament will then be held on February 25-26.