defend the north

Defend the North is a huge stop on the road to the biggest tournament for Killer Instinct, with qualification open and on the line for the 2017 Killer Instinct World Cup through its qualifier tour.

Some of the best in the world made their way to New York, fighting game hub of the beast coast, to do battle in an intense and very competitive environment.

We’ve reached the top 8 players on this day. The brackets for the Killer Instinct top 8 results lines up as:

Winners Bracket:

    PIE Daffy vs. UA|Bass

    Circa|Nicky vs ShinTristan

Losers Bracket:

   PAG|PinkDiamond vs Cupcake NS

   Mutiny Grief vs TBNDaymein

These 8 players made it through a very rough field with solid and (most importantly) consistent play, battling through many worthy challengers. will continue covering the Killer Instinct top 8 results to fruition for Defend the North, you can watch the top 8 battle it out right now here, and you can find further results as they happen here on

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