13. Injustice 2
There is no additional anti-cheat required for official matches.
13.2. Match Procedure
13.2.1. Series Lengths
All matches will be played as a best of 5 series (including Open grand finals), with the exception of a best of 7 in Major/Summer Invitational grand finals.
13.2.2. Game Lobby
The higher seed should set up the match. All games should be set up with the following settings:
Rounds: Best of 5 (First to 3)
Stage Select: Random
13.2.3. Side Selection
The higher seed will have the pick of starting side for the first game. The loser of the game will have choice of side for the next game.
13.2.4. Character Selection
Characters are selected at the beginning of the match. If a player wins a game, they must use the same character again. The losing player may elect to change their character for the following game.
13.2.5. Stage Rotation
Players may select the stage of their choice. The game will randomly choose the stage between the alternate choices.
Excessive stalling or delaying of a game can result in the forfeit of the round or game.
13.4. Stoppage of Play
Players pausing the match at any point in the match by intentionally, or unintentionally pressing the start button or unplugging their controller will result in the pausing player to forfeit the round. In the event of a common “Game Session has Ended” disconnect, the best of 5 series will restart.
13.5. Player Count
Matches are played as 1 versus 1, meaning that only one player may participate in the match for either side. No player substitutions may be made at any point during the match.