Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Killer Instinct - FAQ

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Head to the Arena and unleash your Killer Instinct now!
Q: What is Killer Instinct and what are Kill Shots?
A:
 Killer Instinct is a new, limited-time Arena event where you can earn Crests by scoring Kill Shots. Kill Shots  can be earned by delivering an opponent’s Arena Health down to zero.
Q: When will the event start?
A:
 This 7-day event will start on March 12th 2014 – Midnight Pacific Time.
Q: How do I start?
A:
 Click on the “Fight Now” button on the Home Page module to start the event.


Q: How many Crests do I earn for every Kill Shot? 
A:
 The number of Crests rewarded for a Kill Shot depends on various targets.
There are a number of ways you can earn Crests. Achieving some targets will give you an opportunity to earn more Crests.
Below are the various targets available:
Targets
Description
Reward (Crests)
Shootout Kill
2 Kill Shots in a Shootout Arena
1
Fury Kill
2 Kill Shots in a Mob Fury Arena
1
Kill-Joy
A Kill Shot against the Leader
1
First Blood
First Kill Shot in an Arena
1
Over-Kill (Shootout)
Kill Shot against all opponents in a Shootout Arena.*
3
Over-Kill (Mob Fury)
Kill Shot against all opponents in a Mob Fury Arena.*
2
Kamikaze Kill
Kill Shot using a Kamikaze Power-up
5

* Please note: Crests for the Over-Kill Target will be rewarded only once in a single Arena.
You will be notified in-game every time you earn a Kill Shot:


Q: Can I earn Crests by achieving Targets in Private Arenas or Rematches? 
A:
 No, Crests will not be awarded for Private Arenas and Rematches.
Q: Will I continue to earn the Crests based on the Arena Standing for Killer Instinct? 
A:
 No, the only way to earn Crests in Killer Instinct is through earning Kill Shots.
Q: How do I minimize the notifications window? 
A: 
At the start of the Arena, you will see a notification window, which will display the status of Kill Shots earned by all players in that particular Arena.




Q: How can I view the amount of Kill Shots and Crests earned in an Arena?
A:
 The amount of Kill Shots earned in a particular Arena can be viewed here:


You can view the Target-wise details of Crests earned in a particular Arena on the results screen as shown below:


Total Crests earned in this Killer Instinct can be viewed from the Arena Lobby or through the Home Page Module:


Click here on the Home Page module to view history:


You will be able to view the details of Crests earned in Killer Instinct so far:


Q: What are the various Mastery Levels and Rewards? 
A: 
There are 4 Levels of Mastery for earning Crests with a Grand Reward of Verreaux's Sifaka (222/304) at the Ruby Level (750 Crests).
Below are the various Mastery Levels:


Q: Where can I view the Leader board? Are there any rewards for scoring a position on the Top Leader Board? 
A: 
Visit the Arena Lobby to view the Leader board for Killer Instinct. Place among the top 10 on the Leaderboard to earn up to 500 Reward Points.