Opening LAN Event Featuring Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 Comes to Las
VegasDecember 7 – 9
Spectator Passes Sold Out
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 7, 2018--
The 2019 season of the Call of Duty® World League, Presented by
PlayStation®4, begins today with CWL Las Vegas. Over 260 teams from
around the world have made their way to the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas
for the season opener, making CWL Las Vegas the biggest open bracket
event in league history with over 1,280 players scheduled to compete.
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For the first time in Call of Duty® esports history, competition will
feature five vs. five gameplay as players compete in Activision’s Call
of Duty®: Black Ops 4 developed by Treyarch.
CWL Las Vegas will broadcast content for all three days, including
Championship Sunday, across five dedicated streams on both MLG.com and
Spectator passes are sold-out for the highly-anticipated event. For fans
in attendance, a slew of unique experiences will be available onsite:
Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 ‘Blackout’: Walk-up and play with friends
at the event or make a solo run versus other event attendees and
Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 ‘Zombies’ Section: Play “Zombies Rush” mode
where four co-op players vie for the highest score.
Photo Booth: Wield unique props from the Call of Duty ‘Zombies’
universe, snap a photo and share your experience from CWL Las Vegas.
The action at CWL Las Vegas is the first step toward earning a spot in
the CWL Pro League, a 12-week regular series tournament featuring 16
teams which begins in February 2019. The top four teams at CWL Las Vegas
will earn an automatic qualification, while the remaining 12 spots in
the Pro League will be up for grabs at a LAN tournament qualifier in
Columbus, Ohio, in January 2019.
CWL Las Vegas broadcasts begin today at 2:00 PM PT and will be available
on Twitch.com/CallofDuty, MLG.com as well as within the in-game viewer
exclusively in the PlayStation®4 version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.
Championship Sunday will be broadcast via Twitter at @CODWorldLeague.
Follow the Call of Duty World League on Twitter
for the latest CWL updates. For live broadcasts and Video on Demand,
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