Details about the upcoming season of the Halo Championship Series have been revealed.
Halo esports will be reunited with MLG as the company is set to become the primary partner of the Halo Championship Series. MLG will run and operate the two North American Halo World Championship qualifying events in 2018, as well as the 2018 Halo World Championship itself.
The full schedule for the 2018 Halo World Championship season was also revealed, and the first event is set to take place in Orlando, Florida from Feb. 16 to 18. Competitors from all regions can participate in the Orlando Open, which will feature a $50,000 prize pool.
The European Open Regional Final will be held in London on Feb. 23 to 25. This tournament will offer a $25,000 prize pool, and the top four teams will automatically qualify for the 2018 Halo World Championship.
Similarly, the ANZ Open Regional Final will take play in Sydney from March 9 to 11. The top two squads from this $25,000 event will qualify for the 2018 Halo World Championship.
From March 17 to 18, players will battle in Mexico City at the Latin American Open Regional Final. This event will also feature a $25,000 prize pool, and the top team will earn a spot in the 2018 Halo World Championship.
Action will return to North America in Columbus, Ohio at the NA Regional Final from March 23 to 25. This tournament will only feature the top 16 teams in terms of points earned online and from the Orlando event. The $50,000 Columbus Finals will send the top nine teams to the 2018 Halo World Championship.
Finally, the biggest Halo tournament of the year will be held in Seattle from April 13 to 15. The top 16 qualified teams in the world will battle for their share in a $1 million prize pool at the 2018 Halo World Championship.
This is going to be an exciting season for Halo fans, and it all starts in just over two months.