Call of Duty Championship Brings eSports to Xbox One
There will be a $1 million prize pool, there will be the best Call of Duty teams and all this will happen on the next generation come Call of Duty Championship. Microsoft is presenting the first competitive prize tournament on Xbox One.
The event will be held in Los Angeles from 28 to 30 March where Infinity Ward, Xbox and Major League Gaming will be partnering along with other international eSports partners. A total of 32 best Call of Duty teams will participate to fight for the title of Call of Duty World Champions.
Eric Hirshberg the CEO of Activision Publishing says:
“The skill, passion and energy brought by these teams and the crowd looking-on showed just what makes our community the best in the world. Call of Duty is more than a video game. It’s a pastime shared by millions. It’s exciting to play and fun to watch, and we can’t wait to see what this year’s event has in store.”
Apart from being the second annual Call of Duty championship, it will be the first competitive event to be held on Xbox One. The matches will be livestreamed on Xbox Live and MLG.tv where you will be able to cheer for the teams you support.
For more information on prize distribution, travel accommodations, maps and modes of the tournament can be found on the MLG website where as you may visit the Call of Duty website’s eSports section if you need more information on the Call of Duty Championship.