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$14,000 pot bonus added to King of Fighters 14 at EVO 2017, courtesy of SNK and Atlus

Posted by Steven 'Dreamking23' Chavez • July 11, 2017 at 11:02 a.m. PDT • Comments: 43

If you weren't already hyped for King of Fighters 14 at EVO 2017, SNK and Atlus just raised the stakes. Both companies have come together to add a whopping $14,000 pot bonus to the tournament this weekend.

According to EVO's official website, the prize pot is determined by taking $10 from each entrant's registration fee. With 374 registered players in King of Fighters 14 (according to Smashgg), this means the pot sat at $3,740 before the bonus.

Whomever takes home the gold at EVO 2017 is going to be paid considerably more now that roughly $17,740 is on the line. So, how will that money be divided up among the top placers?

EVO rules state that the prize pot is distributed 60/20/10/4/2/2/1/1 between the top 8 competitors. Meaning, if you win first place you receive 60% of the total prize money, second place gets 20%, and so on.

You can check out the tweet from EVO below.

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Let's take a look at how that would break down for King of Fighters 14.

King of Fighters 14 prizing breakdown

1st place - $10,644
2nd place - $3,548
3rd place - $1,774
4th place - $709.60
Tied for 5th place - $354.80
Tied for 5th place - $354.80
Tied for 7th place - $177.40
Tied for 7th place - $177.40

This should be what the numbers look like based on the information provided, however, they are subject to change if any more pot bonuses are added.

EVO 2017 kicks off this Friday and will run throughout the weekend.

Sent in by nightmaresteam.

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