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.

Major League Gaming announced their first event for Gears of War 4today, the Gears of War 4 Launch Invitational onOct. 22-23. Eight teams from four regions will compete in thedouble elimination event at MLG’s Columbus Arena. 

Enemy.GG, Team EnVyUs and Dream Team have already qualified forthe event. Two North American teams, two European teams and oneteam each from Latin America and Oceania will also qualify at alater date. 

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

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

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