Second Annual Call of Duty Championship
Activision, Infinity Ward and Xbox, in partnership with Major League Gaming and other international eSports partners, today announced the second annual Call of Duty Championship, presented by Xbox, will play host to 32 of the best Call of Duty teams from around the world as they compete for the rights to the Call of Duty “World Champions” title and lion’s share of the tournament’s $1 million prize purse this March 28th – 30th, in Los Angeles.
This year’s tournament will also serve as the first official competitive Call of Duty event played on Xbox One, where prize money will be awarded. Programming covering the weekend’s matches will be live streamed on Xbox Live and MLG.tv for the world to experience.
Call of Duty teams from six continents covering North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia will contend for their place at the Call of Duty Championship in a range of qualifying events hosted by eSports organizations. Qualifying for the Call of Duty Championship will be handled through online tournaments played on the Xbox 360, and broadcasted on MLG.tv, with select live regional finals taking place late February through early March in Australia, the United Kingdom and the U.S. The live regional finals will be played on Xbox One and will also be broadcasted live on MLG.tv and other broadcast partners.
Further details on the 2014 Call of Duty Championship, including full rules and regulations, Call of Duty: Ghosts maps and modes for the tournament, prizing distribution, travel accommodations and more can be found at http://www.majorleaguegaming.com/news/qualify-for-the-call-of-duty-championship/.