You like this game for the skill-based combat, right?

News fresh off the rail from Koi Tecmo and Team Ninja this morning tells us that the Dead or Alive 6 world championship is to take place this year with qualifiers across Europe, North America, and Asia, with a final prize pool of 10 million Yen (

By competing in the DOA6 WC, players will earn ranking points based on their tournament performance, in turn allowing them to be ranked on the official DOA6 WC leaderboard. The more ranking points a player accumulates, the higher on the leaderboard they will climb. At the end of the tournament circuit, there will be 11 placements from the three regional leaderboards, with the top five from the U.S., top three from Asia, and top three from Europe advancing to the finals. Of the remaining five qualifying spots, three will be granted to the winners of offline Fatal Match events, while the final two spots will be up for grabs at the DOA6 WC Last Chance Qualifier hosted at the DEAD OR ALIVE Festival 2019.

For those of that, like us, are from Europe, the stops to take note of include The MIXUP 2019 in Lyon, France (20th-21st April 2019), VSFighting 2019 in Birmingham, UK (20th-21st July) and the Ultimate Fighting Arena 2019 in Paris, France (27th-29th September 2019).

If you’re looking to get some more info, feel free to drop by the DOA6 website for some pointers and event details. You can also keep up with them on their Facebook and Twitter.