Infinity Ward announced its Call of Duty World League for the Infinite Warfare season this past week on a live stream, which can be replayed here. Here is a rundown of everything you need to know heading into CoD eSports for the 2017 season.
CWL BEGINS IN DECEMBER
The Call of Duty World League will kick off in December with the first LAN hosted by Major League Gaming in Las Vegas, Nevada on Dec. 16 – 18.
The tournament is locked to North American teams, and it will feature a $100,000 prize pool for the three-day competition.
According to Activision’s press release, the tournament will be streamed on MLG.TV, Call of Duty Twitch, YouTube and the Live Event viewer on the PlayStation 4.
Stay tuned to CoDWatch for more information leading up to the tournament.
In early Dec., MLG GameBattles will begin hosting online tournaments that will feature CWL Pro Points. When more information is announced we will update.
BAN & PROTECT
There will be no Ban & Protect for Infinite Warfare. Instead, there will be a weapon draft where players select two weapons for the entire series. There will also be a Rig draft, similar to the Specialist draft in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3.
For the Infinite Warfare season, the CWL will now include Asia in the Australia / New Zealand region.
They confirmed that CoD Champs will be back, however no dates announced have been announced.
SOURCE: Call of Duty Twitch