Top Teams from North America and Europe will Gather to Battle in
$100,000 Competition December 16-18 as part of MLG Vegas
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The Call of Duty World® League, Presented by PlayStation®4 (CWL) kicks
off the 2017 season competition today, with top eSports teams from
multiple countries vying for their share of a $100,000 prize pool, and
taking their first step towards becoming the CWL 2017 Champions. The
best of the best are facing off during the CWL Open at MLG Vegas,
December 16-18 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV.
Today will feature the beginning of pool play and more than 160 expected
teams in the largest live Call of Duty open bracket ever. This
event will have the top four open bracket teams join pool play tomorrow.
On Sunday, December 18, the final teams will compete for their share of
the $100,000 prize pool and title of CWL Open Champion at MLG Vegas.
More than 1,000 teams entered the CWL competition in 2016, with the 32
most elite teams making it to the CWL Championship held at Call
of Duty XP. The CWL Championship is officially returning in 2017
and as part of the Road to Champs, players can compete for CWL Pro
Points online via GameBattles, and at live events around the globe. In
addition, top teams from North America, Europe, and APAC will be invited
to compete in the first ever, CWL Global Pro League beginning this April.
Call of Duty World League, Presented by PlayStation®4 is proud to
partner with Major League Gaming as tournament operator and broadcast
partner for the upcoming season. Through MLG's proven live streaming
capabilities and technology, CWL fans can watch all the Infinite Warfare
esports action on MLG.TV, MLG's YouTube channel, and in-game (IW PS4)
through the Live Event Viewer.
For a taste of the captivating, non-stop action that can be expected
during this weekend's competition, check out the following trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=802r_AOzKsw
For the latest intel on the Call of Duty World League, Presented by
PlayStation®4 and for live broadcasts check out: http://www.callofduty.com/cwl,
or follow @CODesports on Twitter, Instagram
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