Galaxy Battles is an 8-team tournament endorsed by National Electronic Sports Open (NESO) and organized by NEOTV. Four invited teams and four qualified teams will battle for $150,000 USD. Round robin group stage matches will be held on the 15th of June 2017 and double-elimination playoffs will be held in the Shenzhen Bay Sports Centre Stadium in Shenzhen, China between the 16th and 18th of June 2017..
- Four invited teams
- One team from the Europe Qualifier
- One team from the America Qualifier
- One team from the China Qualifier
- One team from the SEA Qualifier
- Group Stage
- Eight teams are divided into two groups of four teams each where they play in a round robin format.
- All matches are played in a Bo1.
- Top two teams in each group advance to the Upper Bracket.
- Bottom two teams in each group advance to the Lower Bracket.
- Eight teams in double-elimination bracket.
- Top two teams of each group of Group Stage start in the Upper Bracket.
- All matches are played in a Bo3.
- Bottom two teams of each group of Group Stage start in the Lower Bracket.
- First round is played in a Bo1, then all matches are played in a Bo3.
- Grand Finals is played in a Bo5.
Total prize pool for the tournament is $150,000 (USD).
|3rd||$18,000||12%||TNC Pro Team|
- 1Thunderbirds were signed by Planet Odd on May 31st. 
- 2LGD Gaming were replaced by Vici Gaming due to schedule conflict. 
Group A Tiebreakers
1Final standings are determined by time-rating.
Data about number of viewers is based on information from Esports Charts:
- The tournament's Overall peak was 611 518 viewers
- The tournament's peak Without Chinese viewers was 47 932 viewers
- English streams peak was 35 127 viewers
- Russian streams peak was 8 902 viewers
- Chinese streams peak was 584 183 viewers
- Twitch.tv peak was 39 539 viewers
- moonduckTV on Twitch.tv
- moonduckTV2 on Twitch.tv
- DotaCinema on Twitch.tv
- MautDota on Twitch.tv
- uccleague5 on Twitch.tv
- uccleague6 on Twitch.tv
- uccleague7 on Twitch.tv
- uccacademy on Twitch.tv
- Beyond The Summit ES on Twitch.tv
- Mr.Choco on Twitch.tv
- TheDreamCasters on Twitch.tv
- canko on Twitch.tv
- GamerStudio on Twitch.tv
- IDS Studio on Twitch.tv
- @GalaxyBattlesEN (2017-05-14). "Galaxy Battles 2017 is endorsed by National Electrionic Sports Open". Twitter. Retrieved 2017-05-24.
- @GalaxyBattlesEN (2017-05-14). "Our lovely Main Organizer that brings us this epic event!". Twitter. Retrieved 2017-05-24.
- Andreea "divushka" Esanu (2017-05-19). "Galaxy Battles is the newest $150,000 tournament of NESO: Open qualifiers to commence next week". Gosugamers. Retrieved 2017-05-24.
- Cristy "Pandoradota2" Ramadani (2017-06-14). "Show must go on! Galaxy Battles back on track with updated schedule". gosugamers.net. Retrieved 2017-06-14.
- NESO - Galaxy Battles 2017 (2017-05-22). "We are proud to announce that we have our one out of four directly invited teams!". Facebook. Retrieved 2017-05-24.
- NESO - Galaxy Battles 2017 (2017-05-22). "Our second direct invite out of four!". Facebook. Retrieved 2017-05-24.
- NESO - Galaxy Battles 2017 (2017-05-22). "3 out of 4 DIRECT invites!". Facebook. Retrieved 2017-05-24.
- NESO - Galaxy Battles 2017 (2017-05-24). "Our final invited team!". Facebook. Retrieved 2017-05-24.
- @planetoddesport. "Happy to announce our latest addition". twitter.com.
- NESO - Galaxy Battles 2017. "ViCi Gaming takes the vacated slot left by LGD Gaming". Facebook.
- Esports Charts (2017-06-07). "Galaxy Battles detailed stats". esc.watch.