Think you’re a Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare pro? Well, it’s time to test that theory: Later this year, the best Call of Duty eSports teams from around the world will compete in the 2015 Call of Duty Championship, for a staggering $1 million prize pool and the bragging rights to call themselves the World Champions. Taking place in Los Angeles March 27-29, this year’s tournament, again presented by Xbox, will include a variety of compelling programming covering the weekend’s non-stop excitement and hard fought matches, with the semi-finals and final match broadcast on Xbox Live.
Qualification for the tournament will be handled through online tournaments played on Xbox One – and broadcast on MLG.tv, with select live regional finals taking place from February through early March in Australia, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The Championship is open to all qualified players, whether professional gamers or not, provided they meet the requirements of Major League Gaming’s official rules and regulations.
“From Day 1, the team at Sledgehammer Games set out to bring a new way to play Call of Duty multiplayer to fans. We couldn’t be more thrilled of how the competitive community has embraced and mastered the new player movements and game modes of Advanced Warfare,” said Michael Condrey, Co-founder and Studio Head, Sledgehammer Games. “This is posed to be one of the most exciting Call of Duty competitive seasons, with the Call of Duty Championship, Presented by Xbox being one of the best eSports tournaments of the year.”
For more information, visit the official 2015 Call of Duty Championship site!