Xbox and The Coalition are proud to announce the Gears eSports Pro Circuit for Gears of War 4. Gears of War players can compete in marquee live open events around the world operated by world-class tournament organisers Major League Gaming (MLG) and Gfinity for a starting $1,000,000 in cash prizes.
Players worldwide can earn “Gears Pro Points” by competing in regional MLG GameBattles online ladders and in daily and weekly tournaments. Gears Pro Points qualify players for the international circuit open LAN events that take place every 1-2 months from the Gears of War 4 game launch in October 2016 to July 2017.
This year’s international circuit includes stops around the world including London, Paris, Columbus, Mexico City, and Las Vegas. Listing of marquee live events and prize pool breakdown:
|Date||City||Partner||Teams||Prize Pool (USD)|
|November 25-27, 2016||Columbus, USA||MLG||108+||$250,000|
|December 17-18, 2016||London, United Kingdom||Gfinity||32||$100,000|
|Spring 2017||Mexico City, Mexico||Gfinity||32||$75,000|
|Spring 2017||Columbus, USA||MLG||16||$100,000|
|Spring/Summer 2017||Paris, France||Gfinity||32||$75,000|
|Summer 2017||Las Vegas, USA||MLG||108+||$250,000|
An additional $100,000 event will take place at a surprise location plus a launch event in October 2016 during the program for a total of eight LAN events over the course of 10 months. Players around the world will also be able to compete online for a starting $50,000 in online prizes for weekly tournaments.
For more detailed information on the Gears eSports Pro Circuit and online competitions, please visit www.gears.gg. You can also follow us on Twitter at @eSportsGears and @GearsofWar or on Facebook at /GearsofWar as we share more announcements in the coming weeks and months. For more information on MLG and Gfinity, please follow them on Twitter @MLG and @Gfinity, or visit www.mlg.tv or www.gfinity.net.