Champs: Battlegrounds Receives Major Updates; Launches Cash Tournament

Quark Games, a leading developer of hardcore tablet and mobile games, today released a series of major updates to enhance the strategic gameplay experience of the real-time player-versus-player (PvP) mobile strategy game, Champs: Battlegrounds. The updates include a tournament points system, to allow for competitive tournament play.  In concert with the update, Quark Games has also unveiled the inaugural Champs: Battlegrounds Tournament Series (CTS), a multi-phase competition for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and Android devices which will begin on October 21, 2013 and feature $2,500 in cash prizes.

The gameplay updates for Champs: Battlegrounds include:

·         Champ Leveling – Individual Champ progression will unlock stat upgrades and additional relic slots for players to further customize their armies.

·         Relic Systems – Players can now choose from hundreds of Relics to create a tank of a cleric, or a glass cannon-style Archer, giving players the ability to mold their squads to suit their play styles more than ever.

·         Player Profiles – Players can now see their wins, tournament points, global ranking, and ELO information in the new individual player profiles.

·         Tournament Points System – A new system which will enable ongoing ranking in the Champs: Battlegrounds Tournament Series (CTS) and beyond.

As part of the Champs: Battlegrounds Tournament Series (CTS)*, players will have the chance to win part of a $2,500 cash prize pool for placing in the top 8. Pre-season battles for the Champs: Battlegrounds Tournament begin today for new and existing players to hone their skills and prepare for the qualifying matches, which commence on October 21, 2013.  The Champs: Battlegrounds Tournament will feature multiple stages of online qualifying that will culminate with the Top 32 players competing in the CTS Playoffs. For rules, regulations, calendar of events and more information on the Champs: Battlegrounds tournament, please visit: www.quarkgames.com/tournament

“Our mission when we launched Champs: Battlegrounds was to lead the charge for hardcore tablet and mobile games, and after thousands upon thousands of matches being played since launch we feel like we’re well on our way. These major updates and the first Champs: Battlegrounds Tournament Series is the next step in our journey to showcase our dedication to bringing hardcore gaming experiences to tablet and mobile devices,” said Eric Peng, CEO, Quark Games.

In Champs: Battlegrounds, players build their squads from Champs with unique abilities and distinct races to fit their individual play styles and strategies. In a battle, players must quickly maneuver their Champs in real-time, balancing powerful attacks and spells that will lead to victory or defeat in a matter of minutes. The player-versus-player mode in Champs: Battlegrounds offers gamers a fast-paced, action-packed multiplayer experience. Paired with cross-platform play and optimized matchmaking, players will be able to quickly join a battle against a random opponent at a similar skill-level or challenge a friend for an endless stream of competition.

Download the Champs: Battlegrounds App for free from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch or at www.AppStore.com/champsbattlegrounds.

Champs: Battlegrounds can also be downloaded for free on Google Play for Android devices at www.GooglePlay.com.

For more information and to download Champs: Battlegrounds for free today, please visit: www.champsgame.com

  

About Quark Games:

Quark Games is a leading tablet and mobile game developer bringing high-quality and immersive gameplay experiences to gamers worldwide. Games from Quark's dynamic portfolio have been downloaded more than 50 million times worldwide on iOS and Android devices. Founded in 2008 with the mission to innovate, create and engage across the mobile gaming industry, Quark Games is a privately held company headquartered in Cupertino, Calif. For more information, please visit http://www.quarkgames.com


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