IDC/Games and its publishing partners worldwide announced in early November the Zula World Cup with thousands of eSports teams participating all over the world fighting for a grand prize of $100.000.
IDC/Games is revealing a new promo video of the tournament as well as the details for Europeans eSports clubs to qualify for the final tournament in Istanbul in March 2018.
The two eSports clubs that will represent Europe will be selected in a final tournament to be celebrated on February 2018 with 8 teams. In order to get to this tournament, eSports clubs will need to win a wildcard in either the Zula Europe Pro League that is currently running and will give 2 wildcards for the top 2 teams and another 6 wild cards will be given in the Zula Europe Pro League World Tournament Edition to the top 6 teams among many other prizes such several thousand euro in cash.
After a classical league system with all teams playing each other, a final play off will be held in both leagues with 8 top teams playing a classical round of 8, semi finals and grand finale to decide the winner. Teams that already obtained a wildcard in the previous league will not be accounted towards final wildcards given for the eight top teams.
Players interested in following the league or joining future tournaments can find all the information at the official forums: https://forums.idcgames.com/index.php?/forum/820-community-general/ .
Zula is designed to achieve the best competitive environment and with E-Sports in mind. In the origin country of the creators of Zula, Turkey, there are already many teams and players competing every day on the highest level and currently this shooter is amongst the most popular of the genre. Players can sign up for the game on http://en.idcgames.com/zula/ and enjoy it.
Zula is a free-to-play online first person shooter. In Zula the players will discover real unique locations as Istanbul, the tomb from the first century of Nemrut Mount, Northern Iraq, Paris, Middle East, Gallipolli battle trenches, or Bosphorus Strait, in both outdoor and indoor maps. Seventeen maps are available for now, all of them have their own particularities and offer a unique challenge. Players will totally immerse themselves in the world of Zula thanks to impressively realistic graphics. Zula has also a unique weapon customization system that allows to choose among more than one million combinations of attachments, skins, accessories and sticker.
Gamers can choose between two different factions of fighters: Zula, a group of vigilantes misunderstood as an organized crime syndicate and Gladyo, an international paramilitary force that has infiltrated almost every military organization worldwide.
The game contains various game modes such as Sabotage where players must plant a bomb or prevent the enemy from planting it, TDM elimination, Vehicle Escort where players must take a vehicle to the end point, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag, Free for All or Wanted. Sixteen playable characters, inspired by popular TV heroes and with a unique background story, are available. In order to achieve an authentic feel, all character outfits and equipment are based on exact paramilitary specs. Moreover, the players will have the choice between more than 150 weapons and new ones are regularly added to the game as well as items.