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Halo 4 Global Championship Prize Pot is Over $500k

by on July 3, 2013
 

Have you ever been sat playing Halo and found yourself thinking “I’m better then all these losers, they should be paying me to play!”, well we have some good news for you, you over confident little irk, and it comes to us in the form of the Halo 4 Global Championship.

The tournament is being fronted by Virgin Gaming and Halo 4 developer 343 Industries, and will run over the summer months, culminating in a grand final sometime in September. Here is some info from the tournament organisers:

“Spanning multiple live events and five weeks of head-to-heads on Xbox Live, the tournament is the biggest “Halo 4” competition yet, and will kick off at the Rooster Teeth Expo in Austin, Texas on 5th July, and then on Xbox Live on 15th July. Competitors will test their skill and fortitude against one another in intense free-for-all matches over a series of qualifying rounds (based on average scores and elimination matches), for a chance to rise through the global leaderboards and win coveted prizes.

The tournament will culminate with a two-day Finals competition in Seattle, WA from 31st Aug. to 1st Sept., where players will battle to become the ultimate Spartan, with the top players receiving cash prizes.

Beginning today, players can register for the “Halo 4” Global Championship by visiting www.halo4globalchampionship.com and will be able to participate in two ways:

  • ·Online Competition on Xbox Live. By registering through Virgin Gaming at www.halo4globalchampionship.com and selecting the custom tournament playlist in “Halo 4,” players will be able to join the competition for free on Xbox Live. Each week there will be a different free-for-all mode for players to enjoy.

To qualify for a chance to compete in the Finals in Seattle, players will need to complete a minimum of 20 matches in the tournament playlist per week. At the end of each week the players with the top four average scores will be deemed winners and be eligible to compete in the Finals. Additionally, each week qualifying players will have a chance to randomly win** special prizes.

Live Events. Players will also be able to join the tournament by participating in live competitions at the Rooster Teeth Expo in Austin, TX from 5th to 7th July, and Gamescom in Cologne, Germany from 21st to 25th Aug. Six finalists from each of the live events and 20 from the online qualifiers will receive an expenses paid trip to participate in the Finals in Seattle, Washington.”

Let us know if your interested, and keep us abreast of how you get on! I’ll be the Spartan with the K/D Ratio of -33…

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