CWL's Largest Season Ever Is Coming With $4.2 Million In The Prize Pool

CWL's Largest Season Ever Is Coming With $4.2 Million In The Prize Pool

Fresh season of the Call of Duty: WWII brings with it 6 LAN Global Open Events. The prize pool for these events will be the largest in Esports history; a whopping $4.2 million!

By viewsonic - Oct 26, 2017 09:10 AM EST
The Call of Duty World League has announced the greatly anticipated season of Call of Duty: WWII. The 6 LAN Global Open Events are kicking off starting November 3rd, 2017, when Activision launches Call of Duty: WWII. The regional ladders for MLG GameBattles will start for teams in North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific regions.

Following that, starts the rush of gaming maddness with the Global Open Events. Let the competitions begin!

The details for each event are listed below:

Call of Duty World League:
  • Six Massive Open LANs for CWL Pro Points, each featuring a $200,000 Prize Pool
  • Dallas, TX — December 8-10
  • New Orleans, LA — January 12-14
  • Atlanta, GA — March 9-11
  • Three additional Global Open events to be revealed

CWL Pro League Returns to MLG Arena in Columbus, beginning in January 2018
  • Two divisions of eight teams compete this season in each Stage, expanding League play to fourteen matches per Stage
  • Broadcast moving to Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • Top four teams in each division move onto the playoffs
  • $200,000 prize pool distributed during Stage competition
  • $500,000 prize pool on the line at each Stage playoff
  • Stage 1 begins January 23 – March 22
  • Playoffs for Stage 1 begins April 6
  • Stage 2 begins May 15 – July 19
  • Playoffs for Stage 2 begins July 27

New CWL National Circuit
  • Competition for top teams that did not qualify for the Call of Duty World League
  • Regional competition, eight online leagues: Australia, Canada, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, UK and US
  • 3,000 CWL Pro Points awarded to each winning team per stage, plus $1000 prize pool for winner, and travel and accommodations to attend a select Global Open event or Last Chance Qualifier
  • Stage 1 — January 26 – February 16
  • Stage 2 — March 16 – April 13
  • Stage 3 — May 11 – June 1
  • Stage 4 — June 22 – July 13

Call of Duty World League Championship will return in 2018
  • 32 teams from around the globe compete for $1.5 million prize pool
  • Additional details coming soon

Online competition in MLG GameBattles for CWL Pro Points in all eligible regions beginning on November 3, 2017
  • All qualification and seeding is based on CWL Pro Points, awarded to registered players
  • Points belong to the player, not the team

Fifteen Online CWL 2K Tournaments Throughout the Season
  • 2,000 CWL Pro Points per tournament and cash prizing to winners – planned for the season per region; first tournament slated for November 12.

TICEKT INFORMATION:

General admission passes for the event are available for $59.99 (plus applicable fees and taxes). A Premium Pass for the event is also available for $89.99 (plus applicable fees and taxes) and includes an event t-shirt and one month of MLG GameBattles Premium. A $399.99 (plus applicable fees and taxes) VIP ticket is also available and includes an event t-shirt, event jacket, one-hour early entrance to the venue, access to the VIP Lounge and more. For tickets, visit MLG.tv/CWLDallas.





About Activision Publishing, Inc.:

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