Activision has announced it will be holding a Call of Duty Championship tournament this April with $1 million of prize money up for grabs.
Activision has partnered up with Xbox, Major League Gaming (MLG) and the Electronic Sports League (ESL) to bring 32 of the world’s best Call of Duty players to compete in head-to-head multiplayer matches in Black Ops II to see who really is the “best in the world”. The event will be live streamed to you won’t miss out on all of the action.
“More people play Call of Duty multiplayer every day than watch the average regular season game of the NBA. The scale and passion of the Call of Duty fan base is simply humbling, and yet there is no formal way to find out who amongst those millions of players is the best of the best, until now,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing. “Watching the performances of the very best Call of Duty players is already a mass spectator sport on YouTube and Call of Duty Elite. We are going to bring the best players in the world to Hollywood to compete on the ultimate stage, for the ultimate prize. And we are going to invite our entire worldwide fan base to join in the fun.”
The Call of Duty Championship will be held in Hollywood, California from April 5th through till April 7th. To learn more about the tournament, visit the official website by clicking here.
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