Call Of Duty Championship Livestreams Begin Today, 32 Pro Teams Compete For $1 Million Prize Pool All Weekend

By Matthew Buzzi , Updated Mar 27, 2015 02:34 PM EDT
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The third annual Call of Duty Championship is kicking off today, with 32 of the best pro teams competing for the $1 million prize pool.

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The games will begin today online--you can watch them all streamed on either CallofDuty.com or MLG.tv. As the tournament is sponsored by Xbox, you can also tune in to coverage via Xbox Live.

The event will be played lived in Los Angeles, culminating in the final on Sunday, March 29, at 2 p.m. Pacific, where the best teams remaining will fight for the lion's share ($400,000) of the prize. The tournament begins with round-robin pool play seeing eight groups of four-player teams face off to advance. The top two teams will enter the 16-team double elimination bracket, until it's narrowed down to those who will play for the title on Sunday.

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"We have an amazing Call of Duty community," said Rob Kostich, senior vice president, Call of Duty, Activision. From those who like to just have fun playing with their friends, to those who like to compete at the highest level at the Call of Duty Championship."

"It's a testament to our development teams that they can create an experience, which is so fun for everyone to play and watch "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare takes center stage this weekend, as the top players from around the globe showcase their incredible skill. The best four-player teams are here to compete head-to-head in intense objective-based game modes all weekend long, and we can't wait to see all the action and see who takes it all."

There will also be an exhibition tournament featuring NFL stars Golden Tate and Demaryius Thomas, as well as the first look at the Exo Zombie storyline form upcoming DLC Ascendance.

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