Are you ready to witness the largest console Esport in the world? Are you ready to see the biggest Call of Duty championship ever? Have you ever seen the Call of Duty World League Championship before?
Activision officially announced today that the Call of Duty World League Championship, the largest console Esport in the world, will kick off this week. The tournament is set to run from August 9-13, and it will assemble the top 32 Call of Duty teams from across the world, including North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Players in the tournament will be competing for their share of a $1.5 million Prize Pool.
The tournament is being held at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida and will be hosted by Major League Gaming Corp. (MLG) in partnership with Activision. The event will name the 2017 CWL Champions and the best Call of Duty esports team in the entire world. This also marks the biggest yearly prize pool in Call of Duty history with $4 million in total prize pursing. Fans who want to watch all the action will be able to watch the streaming video of the event at MajorLeagueGaming.com.
Speaking on the news in an official press release, Call of Duty EVP and General Manager Rob Kostich stated: “It’s been a great year for the Call of Duty World League with more players competing than ever before across the pro and amateur circuits. And through our partnership with MLG, we’ve also continued to raise the bar in event broadcast production delivering hundreds of hours of content for viewing on MLG.tv. From the millions of fans who play and watch worldwide, it all comes down to this, an epic week featuring the top 32 teams competing at the highest level.”
You can check out a listing of the groups for the 2017 CWL Championship:
|GROUP A||GROUP B||GROUP C||GROUP D|
|OpTic Gaming||Team EnVyUs||EUnited||Luminosity|
|Epsilon Esports||Elevate||Mindfreak||Rise Nation|
|Echo Fox||Projekt Evil||Team Infused||Supremacy|
|3sUp||Mindfreak Black||Lethal Gaming||Team Vitality|
|GROUP E||GROUP F||GROUP G||GROUP H|
|Red Reserve||Evil Geniuses||Ghost Gaming||Cloud9|
|Allegiance||Str8 Rippin||Millenium||Team MRN Black|
|Era Eternity||Tainted Minds||Team Kaliber||Rogue|
Ticket details for the event are also available at this link.