This year in the 2015 Call of Duty Championship tournament, the prize pool is a whopping $1 million and the bulk of it, the “lion’s share,” is going to the winning team.
With such a large prize on the line, there’s sure to be some serious competition in the mix from international gamers, as the tournament is open to all qualified players with qualifiers taking place across five continents.
A total of 32 teams will compete in the Championship tournament hosted in Los Angeles on March 27-29. The teams, which be selected from qualifiers held around the world. The qualifiers are being hosted by several eSports organizations including Major League Gaming.
The best teams from five continents, Asia, Australia, North America, South America and Europe will compete for a spot through a range of qualifying events […] with select live regional finals taking place February through early March in Australia, Brazil, the U.K. and the U.S.
The semi-finals and the final match will be streamed live on Xbox Live. It will also be made available on other streaming sources, according to a report published on IGN.
Activition’s Call of Duty Championship tournament is the third install of the annual competition which matches top teams from around the world to compete with one another for the “World Champion” title, Call of Duty indicated on their website. The tournament, which is presented by Xbox, Activision, and Sledgehammer Games.
An annual competition featuring the very best in Call of Duty eSports, 32 teams from around the world will compete for a $1 million dollar prize pool and the title of World Champion.
The 32 teams in this year’s tournament will be selected from the following five continents: Asia, North America, Europe, South America, and Australia.
Advanced Warfare is a first-person shooter (FPS) video game published by Activision and developed by Sledgehammer Games, High Moon Studios, and Raven Software. Sledgehammer is responsible for the PC, Xbox One, and PS4 versions while High Moon is behind the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions. Unlike other installments in the Call of Duty series, Advanced Warfare displays all information via holographic projects from the equipped weapon instead of the traditional heads-up display used in the other CoD titles.
In related news, Advanced Warfare‘s Havoc DLC is ready to launch and the downloadable content’s official descriptions have been released, as they were published on the GameStop website. The official description pertains to the new weapons, multiplayer maps, and Exo Zombies mode. The four new maps are Drift, Sideshow, Urban, and Core. The Game Stop website indicated that the DLC would be available for download on January 27, 2015 at 9:00 a.m., however, customers interested in pre-ordering can do so now.
Pre-order: This item will be available to download on 1/27/2015, 9:00 AM CST
If you’ve played Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, what do you think, are you ready to win your share of the $1 million prize purse offered in this year’s Call of Duty Championship?