CALL OF DUTY WORLD LEAGUE (CWL) CHAMPIONSHIP 2017, PRESENTED BY PLAYSTATION® 4, BEGINS TODAY IN ORLANDO
Premiere Call of Duty Competition from Activision – the World’s Largest Console Esport – Brings Together Top 32 Teams from North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific to Compete for Share of $1.5M Prize Pool at the Amway Centre
The Culmination of a $4 Million Season Prize Pool, the Largest in Call of Duty Esports History
Catch the Action Online, 9-13th August, on MLG
Over 19,000 Call of Duty players – the world’s largest console esport – competed throughout the year and only 32 teams have emerged to face off at the 2017 Call of Duty World League (CWL) Championship, Presented by PlayStation®4, beginning today at the Amway Centre in Orlando, Florida. Hosted by Major League Gaming Corp. (MLG) in partnership with Activision Publishing, Inc., the world’s best teams from North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region (APAC) will compete for their share of the $1.5 million event prize pool, the title of 2017 CWL Champions and to be named the best Call of Duty esports team in the world. This week’s championship also completes the biggest yearly prize pool in Call of Duty history with $4 million in total prize pursing.
Marking the first time that this event for the world’s largest console esport takes place on the East Coast, the 2017 CWL Championship features all of the top qualifying teams across the world based on CWL Pro Points, including CWL Global Pro League Stage 1 Playoffs winner Splyce and CWL Anaheim Open Champions Luminosity. CWL Global Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs winners, OpTic Gaming will also take the stage in an all-out clash for the championship.
Here are the groups for the 2017 CWL Championship:
|GROUP A||GROUP B||GROUP C||GROUP D|
|OpTic Gaming||Team EnVyUs||EUnited||Luminosity|
|Epsilon Esports||Elevate||Mindfreak||Rise Nation|
|Echo Fox||Projekt Evil||Team Infused||Supremacy|
|3sUp||Mindfreak Black||Lethal Gaming||Team Vitality|
|GROUP E||GROUP F||GROUP G||GROUP H|
|Red Reserve||Evil Geniuses||Ghost Gaming||Cloud9|
|Allegiance||Str8 Rippin||Millenium||Team MRN Black|
|Era Eternity||Tainted Minds||Team Kaliber||Rogue|
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, tv.majorleaguegaming.com/channel/cwl, www.youtube.com/majorleaguegaming, or follow @CODWorldLeague on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Activision and MLG (both part of Activision Blizzard) join forces with PlayStation®4 to bring Call of Duty World League to a global audience, with the goal of providing fans the best Esports experience at live events and broadcast on mlg.tv/callofduty. Activision Publishing, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. [NASDAQ: ATVI].