Feb 17 2015 - 8:16 pm

MLG Pro League Season 1 Playoffs Preview

The MLG Pro League Season 1 Playoffs for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is taking place at the MLG.tv Arena located in Columbus, Ohio on Feb. 20-22.
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The MLG Pro League Season 1 Playoffs for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is taking place at the MLG.tv Arena located in Columbus, Ohio on Feb. 20-22. This is the third overall Advanced Warfare event, and it is the first invite only one. A total of eight teams will be competing at the event to become Season 1 Champions.

Location and Lodging


The venue of this event will be hosted at the MLG.tv Arena in Columbus, Ohio at 2188 Citygate Drive Columbus, OH 43219.

If you’re looking to reserve a spot at a nearby hotel, if you haven’t already, check out the Best Western Port Columbus. The Best Western is one of the closest and most affordable hotels within the region. It’s approximately 2.4 miles and 6 minutes away. During the time of the event, it will only cost $84 per night. Book now at their website.

Basic Information


This is an invitational event only; therefore, there will be no Open Bracket. As far as audience goes, spectator passes were available, but they’re all sold out now.

In October of 2014, the MLG.tv Arena opened its doors for the first time in a very similar event. It was the Season 3 Playoffs for the MLG Pro League during the Call of Duty: Ghosts season. Team EnVyUs walked away with the win during the double elimination tournament. That was the only event to take place in the arena so far.

Bracket Information


Bracket Seeding:

  1. OpTic Gaming
  2. Denial eSports
  3. Prophecy
  4. FaZe
  5. Aware Gaming
  6. Team KaLiBeR
  7. Team EnVyUs
  8. Rise Nation

Championship Winner’s Bracket Round 1:

  • OpTic Gaming (1) vs. Rise Nation (8)
  • FaZe (4) vs. Aware Gaming (5)
  • Denial eSports (2) vs. Team EnVyUs (7)
  • Prophecy (3)  vs. Team KaLiBeR (6)

Prize Pool


The prize pool for the MLG Pro League Season 1 Playoffs released for all eight teams with a grand total of $75,000 and 90,000 Pro Points.

  • 1st: $30,000 - 25,000 PP's
  • 2nd: $15,000 - 15,000 PP's
  • 3rd: $10,000 - 11,000 PP's
  • 4th: $6,000 - 9,000 PP's
  • 5th-6th: $4,000 each - 8,000 PP's
  • 7th-8th: $3,000 each - 7,000 PP's

The event will be broadcasted live on MLG’s streaming platform. Matches will only be played on mainstage. Therefore there will only be one stream and it will be located on MLG.tv.


This concludes our MLG Pro League Season 1 Playoffs Preview. Be sure to keep on the lookout for our prediction article coming out next week before the event. Let us know your thoughts on the tournament layout in the comments below, or at our twitter - @eSportsNation.