Aug 12 2016 - 11:23 pm
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MLG Announces Gears of War 4 Launch Invitational

$25,000 will be at stake for eight teams when Gears of War 4 launches in October.
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Major League Gaming announced their first event for Gears of War 4 today, the Gears of War 4 Launch Invitational on Oct. 22-23. Eight teams from four regions will compete in the double elimination event at MLG's Columbus Arena. 

https://twitter.com/MLG/status/764235640875524097 

Enemy.GG, Team EnVyUs and Dream Team have already qualified for the event. Two North American teams, two European teams and one team each from Latin America and Oceania will also qualify at a later date. 

Between Aug. 13 and Oct. 18, teams will compete to earn Pro Points in GameBattles tournaments on Gears of War: Ultimate Edition. The teams that qualify will be determined by the combined Pro Points of the players on the teams.

This announcement comes after the reveal of a $1 Million Pro Circuit for Gears of War 4. The game launches on Oct. 11 and will be the first game in the series by The Coalition since taking over the franchise from Epic Games. Gears 4 had a beta this past spring and will only be available on Xbox One.


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