Watch the First Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Tournament This Weekend


Watch the First Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Tournament This Weekend

By CallofDutyEsports


Get ready for a new year in competitive Call of Duty as the first major event for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare plays out this weekend from Columbus, Ohio. The MLG Columbus Open 25k will be an early test to see how the world’s best teams fair with the new title. But there’s more than just bragging rights on the line; at stake is a $25,000 prize pool, a 25,000 Pro Points top prize, and four spots in Season 1 of the MLG Pro League for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s all-new movement system will be front and center this weekend, with a fast and vertical style of play that changes nearly every aspect of the game. We’ll see how the various game modes play out, from the new addition of Uplink, returning favorites Capture the Flag and Hardpoint, to the high pressure rounds of Search & Destroy. And as covered in our roster update post, this will be the first time we see all of the new look teams competing on LAN.

After three weeks of online competition, 16 teams have earned entry into pool play based on Pro Points. These teams have a huge advantage heading into this weekend, as they compete for Championship Bracket spots and await the remaining qualifiers from the 128-team open bracket.

Here is how the four pools have drawn out:

Which team will come out of the gates strong and claim the MLG Columbus Open 25k? Catch all of the action live on MLG.tv beginning today at 6pm EST!

Source: Call of Duty

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