Today, Call of Duty publisher Activision, Inc. has announced the annual Call of Duty World League has officially begun, with the opening festivities kicking off this weekend.
According to the press release, over 170 teams from around the world will duke it out in Call of Duty: WWII on PlayStation 4 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia; the event has begun today and will conclude on Sunday, March 11. Given this being the opening weekend, this particular event also serves as an essential stop during the Call of Duty World League season, winners of this season will receive largest money prize in Call of Duty eSports history, $4.2 million.
Currently, teams that have qualified for the Call of Duty World League Atlanta Open bracket includes:
- Team Kaliber
- Luminosity Gaming
- OpTic Gaming
- Rise Nation
- FaZe Clan
- Echo Fox
- Team EnVyUs
- eRa Eternity
- Evil Geniuses
- Red Reserve
- Lightning Pandas* (substituting for team Epsilon)
For more information on the Call of Duty World League season, visit the official website, or keep up to date on all the news by following the Call of Duty World League on Twitter and Instagram accounts. Additionally, those who would like to watch the opening weekend as well as future competitions via live broadcasts and Video on Demand, head over to the official Major League Gaming website.