Killzone 3 Edge Challenge opens up next week with $40,000 in cash available

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 22 June 2011 15:57 GMT

JT Pierce, senior marketing partnership specialist for SCEA, has posted on the US PS Blog a contest for Killzone 3 where you could win $40,000.

The EDGE $40,000 KZ3 Challenge will be taking place on, and the qualifying round a 3v3 tournament opens up next Monday, June 27 and will run for six weeks.

Here’s the details:

The top 32 teams at the end of the Qualifying Round will move on to the elimination phase where the last team standing will take home $10,000. The top 20 teams will also get a nice payday as well.In addition to the main team-based leaderboard, you can also score some extra cash in a series of individual stat-based weekly challenges. Each week, check here to find out what the EDGE Shave Gel Weekly Challenge is. During your qualifying matches, you’ll want to keep the weekly challenge in mind and try to not only win the match, but rank at the top of the EDGE Shave Gel Weekly Challenge leaderboard. The player with the most kills at the end of week one is going to end up with $800.”

The total amount available is $40,000 including chances to earn bonus cash with weekly challenges. To get in on the challenge, register for a free Virgin Gaming account through the link above.

More information is also available through the US PS Blog.

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