You got a taste of competitive play in Open Series Tournaments*, felt the thrill of watching rivals develop, and learned how to get better month after month. It’s been one year since we launched free events to help you close the gap on the competition, so let’s celebrate the most memorable moments from your community. The PlayStation Tournaments Open Series 2020 Year in Review is your chance to give players the recognition they deserve.
Watch each video to see the highlights for categories like most heroic comebacks and the funniest moments that cracked you up, then vote for your favorites. Join special guests live on May 26 at 10am PT on PlayStation’s Twitch and Youtube channels after the polls close to honor the top plays with interviews, reactions, and other surprises. The clips will be showcased in order of votes.** Tune in to see who best captures the cooperative side of a competitive community, but don’t run out the clock. Voting closes on May 14 at 11:59pm PT.
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle
BlazBlue: Cross Tag BattleBest Comback
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle is a 2D anime fighter featuring fast-paced gameplay, high damage, and momentum that can shift in one input. A knockout is never far, but neither is a comeback.
BlazBlue: Cross Tag BattleBest Combo
Blink and you just might miss one of these notable strings.
BlazBlue: Cross Tag BattleFunniest Moment
Fighting games aren’t always serious. The unexpected can happen somewhere between all of the counterpicks and pokes, shattering the tension to hilarious results.
BlazBlue: Cross Tag BattleMost Valuable Player (MVP)
When these players are on the stream, you just have to stop and watch.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
FIFA 21Best Goal
Every fan gets hyped over phenomenal goals because FIFA is universal. Here are the shots that lingered in the back of the net and our minds well beyond the instant replay.
FIFA 21Most Valuable Player (MVP)
The most valuable player is worth far more than any FIFA Ultimate Team Icon card. They know the first few goals don’t always mean victory or defeat and keep games close regardless of what it says on the scoreboard.
Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate
SoulCalibur VIBest Comeback
These nominees use mechanics like lethal hits and reversals to prove the game isn’t over until you’re on the victory screen.
SoulCalibur VIBest Combo
SoulCalibur VI’s weapon variety gives players seemingly endless options to juggle opponents.
SoulCalibur VIFunniest Moment
Powerful tools like Ring Outs are effective, consistent, and more than capable of cracking up the community. More so if you’re not on the receiving end…
SoulCalibur VIMost Valuable Player (MVP)
SoulCalibur is about searching for the legendary soul swords, however these players already seem to possess mythical prowess.
Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r]
Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r]Best Comeback
Don’t autopilot against these contenders. Here are UNICLR’s best players that refused to unplug their controller when all seemed lost.
Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r]Best Combo
Extended strings can be tough in this tug-of-war fighter. Practice and precision paid off for these players.
Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r]Funniest Moment
The aesthetic of Under Night is dark, although the mood tends to be a lot brighter. Experience the community’s funnier side.
Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r]Most Valuable Player (MVP)
The MVP is a role model to not just UNICLR players, but the entire FGC. They inspire others to pick up the game both casually and competitively.
That’s all the categories! Thanks for casting your vote and be sure to tune in for the results on May 26 at 10am PT on PlayStation’s Twitch and Youtube channels.
* PlayStation Plus membership required for online multiplayer games. For more information about the Open Series, visit the Competition Center at compete.playstation.com.
**In the event of a tie between one or more selections in a category, PlayStation will decide the order of the selections.