The eSports League, 343 Industries, and Twitch have been impressed with the recent dedication and competition level heading into the Halo Championship Series Season 1 Finals, and have agreed to double the former prize pool of $50,000 to $100,000.Recently announced on twitter, ESL stated that they had updated and doubled their prize pool to $100,000. https://twitter.com/ESLHalo/status/566319735323639808 The HCS Season 1 Finals will be held at the ESL Arena at PAX East in Boston, MA on March 6-8, 2015. Eight of the world’s best Halo competitive teams will fight on the Halo 2 Anniversary edition to become Season 1 Champions. ESL posted a link to the updated prize pool along with a statement about the upcoming teams that will be competing at the Season 1 Finals:
The updated prize pool for the Season 1 Finals:
The final team lineup and brackets have yet to be determined, as we may see upsets to the HCS standings during the HCS Cup #7 (February 15th) and the final HCS LAN event at Gamers for Giving (February 22nd and 23rd). Additionally, one single European team will be flying in to try and secure their spot in the Halo Championship Series Season 1 Finals.
- 1st Place: $50,000
- 2nd Place: $20,000
- 3rd Place: $10,000
- 4th Place: $8,000
- 5th-6th Place: $4,000 each
- 7th-8th Place: $2,000 each
Be sure to check back on our website for upcoming news and recaps on the event. Also be sure to follow our twitter accounts for constant updates: @eSportsNation and @ESNHalo.