Call of Duty World League launches 2017 season


Date
12/16/2016
Source
Activision
Summary
The Call of Duty World League began competition for its 2017 season.

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The Call of Duty World League, Presented by PlayStation4 (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 PlayStation4 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.


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