The year’s premier and definitive Call of Duty competitive event, Call of Duty World League Championship (CWL), visits Orlando’s Amway Center August 11 – 13 in its first East Coast appearance. The CWL Championship will offer fans the chance to witness firsthand the top 32 teams in the world compete for $1.5 million in prize winnings, part of the $4 million prize pool which is the largest annual CWL prize money. Top teams already are battling it out in the CWL Global Pro League to earn an automatic berth in the grand finale of the Call of Duty” year. Through week two of the Pro League, Team EnVyUs (NA), Splyce (EU), Mindfreak (APAC), Evil Geniuses (NA), FaZe Clan (NA), and Rise Nation (NA) have punched their tickets for the first six spots in Orlando.
“The CWL 2017 season is already shaping up to be the biggest one yet,” said Rob Kostich, EVP and general manager of Call of Duty, Activision. “The live events all over the world, including Atlanta, Dallas, Las Vegas, Paris and Sydney, have been incredible, and the Global Pro League has already featured intense matchups with teams going after the big Stage 1 prize purses. So, the CWL Championship in August becomes even more fitting as the culmination of the best that Call of Duty esports has to offer this year. We can’t wait for Orlando.”