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The biggest Call of Duty eSports tournament of the year takes place this weekend. 32 teams from 25 countries will compete for the title of World Champion and a lion share of the $1 million prize pool. The 2015 Call of Duty Championship, presented by Xbox kicks off Friday, March 27th. The event starts March 27th at 9AM PT // 12PM ET // 4PM UK time with Group Play.

The event features 8 different groups:

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The top two teams from each of the groups will advance to the bracket phase of the tournament.

2015 Call of Duty Championship Prize Pool: 

  1. $400,000
  2. $200,000
  3. $120,000
  4. $100,000
  5. $70,000
  6. $50,000
  7. $35,000
  8. $25,000

The 2015 Call of Duty Championship will be casted by:

  • Chris Puckett
  • Ben “Benson” Bowe
  • Clint “Maven” Evans
  • Matt “Mr. X” Morello
  • Oliver “Rel” Whitfield (Europe – UK)
  • Alan “Bricey” Brice (Europe – UK)
  • Dallas “Bio Acid” O’Donnell (Australia)
  • Jarrett “Duffman” Duff
  • Joshua “Inmaniac” Inman (Australia)
  • Philip “Momo” Whitfield (Europe – UK)
  • Jack “Courage” Dunlop
  • Christopher Tunn (Europe – UK)
  • Raymond “Rambo” Lussier
  • Plus MLG Cast Off Winner Thomas “Chance” Ashworth

The entire event will be LIVE streamed on MLG.tv/COD. The event will feature five different streams, with gameplay from all of the matches throughout the weekend. The stream will also be available in Spanish and Italian. The event’s action on Sunday, March 29th will also be live streamed on the Xbox One console.

Here’s a tentative schedule for the event via MLG:

Friday, March 27th [All times in PT]

  • 9:15 AM – Station A   Group A – OpTic Gaming vs. Vitality X
  • 9:15 AM – Station B Group F – Aware Gaming vs. Infused
  • 9:15 AM – Station C Group A – NxG Rapid vs. Team Orbit
  • 9:15 AM – Station D Group F – Revenge vs. 3sUp
  • 9:15 AM – Station E Group G – TCM Gaming vs. Ascentia
  • 10:15 AM – Station A Group C – FaZe Red vs. fabE Germany
  • 10:15 AM – Station B Group G – FaZe Black vs. DA.Below Zero
  • 10:15 AM – Station C Group B – Denial eSports vs. Klar1ty Gaming
  • 10:15 AM – Station D Group C – fabE Allstars vs. Automatic Reload
  • 10:15 AM – Station E Group B – HyperGames vs. Prophecy
  • 11:15 AM – Station A Group F – Revenge vs. Aware Gaming
  • 11:15 AM – Station B Group A – Vitality X vs. Team Orbit
  • 11:15 AM – Station C Group E – Team EnVyUs vs. Team Menace
  • 11:15 AM – Station D Group F – Infused vs. 3sUp
  • 11:15 AM – Station E Group A – OpTic Gaming vs. NxG Rapid
  • 12:15 PM – Station A Group G – FaZe Black vs. TCM Gaming
  • 12:15 PM – Station B Group C – FaZe Red vs. Automatic Reload
  • 12:15 PM – Station C Group E – uX Gaming vs. Mindfreak
  • 12:15 PM – Station D Group C – fabE Germany vs. fabE Allstars
  • 12:15 PM – Station E Group G – Ascentia vs. DA.Below Zero
  • 1:15 PM – Station A Group B – Denial eSports vs. Prophecy
  • 1:15 PM – Station B Group H – Epsilon vs. Strictly Business
  • 1:15 PM – Station C Group D – Gamers2 vs. Exile5.T1
  • 1:15 PM – Station D Group D – OpTic Nation vs. SSOF Gaming
  • 1:15 PM – Station E Group B – HyperGames vs. Klar1ty Gaming
  • 2:15 PM – Station A Group A – OpTic Gaming vs. Team Orbit
  • 2:15 PM – Station B Group F – Aware Gaming vs. 3sUp
  • 2:15 PM – Station C Group H – Team Kaliber vs. Integral
  • 2:15 PM – Station D Group F – Revenge vs. Infused
  • 2:15 PM – Station E Group A – NxG Rapid vs. Vitality X
  • 3:15 PM – Station A Group E – Team EnVyUs vs. Mindfreak
  • 3:15 PM – Station B Group D – OpTic Nation vs. Gamers2
  • 3:15 PM – Station C Group E – Team Menace vs. uX Gaming
  • 3:15 PM – Station D Group G – FaZe Black vs. Ascentia
  • 3:15 PM – Station E Group D – SSOF Gaming vs. Exile5.T1
  • 4:15 PM – Station A Group H – Team Kaliber vs. Epsilon
  • 4:15 PM – Station B Group G – TCM Gaming vs. DA.Below Zero
  • 4:15 PM – Station C Group H – Integral vs. Strictly Business
  • 4:15 PM – Station D Group C – fabE Germany vs. Automatic Reload
  • 4:15 PM – Station E Group C – FaZe Red vs. fabE Allstars
  • 5:15 PM – Station A Group D – OpTic Nation vs. Exile5.T1
  • 5:15 PM – Station B Group E – Team Menace vs. Mindfreak
  • 5:15 PM – Station C Group B – Klar1ty Gaming vs. Prophecy
  • 5:15 PM – Station D Group E – Team EnVyUs vs. uX Gaming
  • 5:15 PM – Station E Group B – Denial eSports vs. HyperGames
  • 6:15 PM – Station A Group H – Team Kaliber vs. Strictly Business
  • 6:15 PM – Station B Group H – Epsilon vs. Integral
  • 6:15 PM – Station E Group D – Gamers2 vs. SSOF Gaming

Saturday, March 28th

  • 9:15 AM Playoff Bracket Round 1 (4 Matches)
  • 10:15 AM Playoff Bracket Round 1 (4 Matches)
  • 11:15 AM Upper Bracket Round 1 (2 Matches)
  • 11:15 AM Lower Bracket Round 1 (2 Matches)
  • 12:15 PM Upper Bracket Round 1 (2 Matches)
  • 12:15 PM Lower Bracket Round 1 (2 Matches)
  • 1:15 PM Upper Bracket Round 2 (1 Match)
  • 1:45 PM Lower Bracket Round 2 (4 Matches)
  • 2:15 PM Upper Bracket Round 2 (1 Match)
  • 3:15 PM Lower Bracket Round 3 (2 Matches)
  • 4:45 PM Lower Bracket Round 4 (2 Matches)
  • 4:45 PM 7th Place Consolation Match (1 Match)
  • 6:15 PM Lower Bracket Round 5 (1 Match)
  • 6:15 PM 5th Place Consolation Match (1 Match)

Sunday, March 29th: 

  • 11:00 AM Upper Bracket Final
  • 12:15 PM Lower Bracket Final
  • 2:30 PM Championship Match

Be sure to tune in on Sunday, March 29th at 1PM PT for the world premiere live gameplay of Advanced Warfare Ascendance DLC MP maps and a new Exo Zombies: Infection trailer.


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Black Ops Cold War Competitive Settings V1.01 announced

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Call of Duty League has announced the first version of the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Competitive Settings for the 2021 season.

UPDATE – Nov. 23: Activision has updated the Call of Duty League Competitive Settings to no longer have Semtex restricted.

These settings will be updated and changed as the seasons go on, and as more feedback is given from players to Treyarch & CDL.

The 2021 Call of Duty League season will kick off soon, with a full schedule on the season to be announced by the League in the near future.

Competitive Call of Duty rules adjust over time. The rules below represent the settings in place for Call of Duty Challengers events. Version 1 of the 2021 season Competitive Settings is foundational and rules may change throughout the year. Maps and modes may also change at a later date.

Competitive Settings V 1.0 have been developed in coordination between League Administration and representatives (players, coaches) of the Call of Duty League.

The season begins with the Call of Duty Challengers online Elite & Scout events in December.

Competitive Rule Set V1.0

Maps & Modes:

  • Hardpoint
    • Cartel
    • Checkmate
    • Crossroads
    • Garrison
    • Moscow
  • Search & Destroy:
    • Checkmate
    • Crossroads
    • Garrison
    • Miami
    • Moscow
  • Control:
    • Checkmate
    • Garrison
    • Moscow

Restricted Items:

  • Primary Weapons:
    • All LMGs
  • Secondary Weapons:
    • All Shotguns
    • All Launchers
    • All Special Weapons
  • Attachments
    • Body
      • SWAT 5MW Laser Sight
      • Ember Sighting Point
    • Stock
      • Dual Wield
  • Tactical:
    • Stimshot
    • Decoy
  • Lethal:
    • C4
    • Tomahawk
  • Field Upgrade:
    • Proximity Mine
    • Field Mic
    • Gas Mine
  • Perks:
    • Perk 1:
      • Paranoia
      • Forward Intel
    • Perk 2:
      • Tracker
  • Wildcard:
    • Danger Close
  • Scorestreaks:
    • Combat Bow
    • Spy Plane
    • Counter Spy Plane
    • Care Package
    • Sentry Turret
    • Air Patrol

More information on the Call of Duty League Competitive Settings, including specific settings for Hardpoint, S&D, and Control modes, are available on the CDL site.

As always, stay tuned for the latest news on the Call of Duty League 2021 season.

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Call of Duty nominated for multiple awards at 2020 Game Awards

Modern Warfare, Warzone, and CoD Mobile have been nominated for multiple awards in The Game Awards 2020.

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Modern Warfare, Warzone, and CoD Mobile have been nominated for multiple awards in The Game Awards 2020.

The Game Awards is one of the internet’s largest live stream events. Reaching nearly 50 million viewers in 2019, the 2020 show is set for December 10.

In 2019, Modern Warfare won the Game Award for Sound Design, and Call of Duty Mobile won Best Mobile Game. Modern Warfare and CoD: Mobile have been nominated again, with Warzone up for two awards.

Voting is now open on TheGameAwards.com, so check out what categories Call of Duty has been nominated for.

Nominations

Modern Warfare & the CDL

Modern Warfare has been nominated for Best Esports game following the CDL 2020 in which Dallas Empire took the title, beating Atlanta FaZe 5-1. For winning the title, they have been nominated for Best Esports Team of the year.

Dallas Empire players Ian ‘Crimsix’ Porter and Anthony ‘Shotzzy’ Cuevas-Castro have been nominated for Best Esports Player.

The Call of Duty League Championship 2020 has also been nominated for Best Esports Event.

Warzone

Warzone, which launched in March 2020, has been nominated for two awards.

Call of Duty’s new battle royale took the world by storm, being one of the biggest battle royale games this year. Due to its success, it has been nominated for Best Multiplayer, going against internet icons such as Fall Guys and Among Us.

With its live-service model and regular updates, Warzone has also been nominated for Best Ongoing Game. The game will integrate with Black Ops Cold War in December, continuing its live-service model.

Call of Duty Mobile

After winning Best Mobile Game in 2019, CoD Mobile has again been nominated for Best Mobile game again. With regular updates and seasons, and many fan-favorite Call of Duty maps and weapons, CoD Mobile has established a loyal fanbase.

To vote for your favorite games from 2020, log in to TheGameAwards.com.

Source: The Game Awards

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How to watch Black Ops Cold War Launch Week CDL events

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Throughout the Black Ops Cold War launch week, Call of Duty professional teams will be hosting events live with large prize pools.

All of these tournaments will be live streamed to the Call of Duty Twitch channel and CDL team Twitch channels between November 14th to November 20th. Every competition will have a prize pool of $25,000.

Each event will be hosted by a professional Call of Duty franchise team, and will feature guest stars, like other pro players, celebrities and streamers.

Events:

Atlanta FaZe – Cold War Clash featuring FaZe Clan

Saturday, November 14 at 1 p.m. PT

Format: Bracket-style classic competitive modes featuring FaZe Clan streamers

Watch on Twitch.

OpTic Chicago – Cold War Launch Event

Sunday, November 15 at 11 a.m. PT

Format: Group play draft with single elimination competitive modes featuring OpTic players and NRG streamers

Watch on Twitch.

Minnesota Røkkr Arms Race

Monday, November 16 at 12 p.m. PT

Format: Pro-mod style format with single elimination competitive modes featuring Røkkr players and top streamers.

Watch on YouTube.

Dallas Empire – Battle of the Throne

Tuesday, November 17 at 10 a.m. PT

Format: CDL competition format with four teams comprised of an Empire player, two top streamers, and an athlete/artist/celebrity.

Watch on YouTube.

Florida Mutineers – Release the Kraken: Cold War 

Wednesday, November 18 at 9 a.m. PT

Format: Amateur community tournament with up to 64 teams.

Watch on YouTube.

London Royal Ravens –  Cold War Colosseum

Thursday, November 19 at 9 a.m. PT

Format: Draft players with classic competitive modes featuring ReKT influencers and celebrities

Watch on YouTube.

Toronto Ultra – $25K Coldish War

Friday, November 20 at 12 p.m. PT

Format: “Dirty Bomb” game mode point race featuring OAM talent and pros

Watch on YouTube.

Source: Call of Duty League

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