Halo World Championship Begins in December

Major Nelson, announced that the biggest Halo World Championship Tournament ever would begin next month, and feature the newly released Halo 5: Guardians. The tournament, which is being held in partnership with such eSports entities as the MLG, ESL, and Gfinity, will feature a 1.7 million dollar cash prize pool, part of which was funded by the Halo Community via Halo 5’s Requisition System (REQ System), and will consist of both online and in-person tournaments held all over the world.

The timeline of the event, as reported by Majornelson.com, is as follows:

December 6, 2015 – Online Ladders Begin
• December 19, 2015 to January 31, 2016 – Online Qualifiers and Regional In-Person Live Events
• January 23, 2016 to February 21, 2016 – Regional Finals across North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia/Australia/New Zealand
• March 1, 2016 to March 20, 2016 – Halo World Championship Prelims and Finals


The event will be open to all who wish to join, and those thinking of entering can head to halo.gg to find more information about the tournament and sign up to compete before things kick off next month. For everyone else, steams of the various events held over the course of the tournament will be broadcast live on both Twitch and Xbox Live.

Halo 5 Guardians launched for the Xbox One earlier this month.

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My name is Nicole Seraphita and I’m 27. I’ve been gaming since the days of the NES and have owned at least one system from each generation since then. My favorite type of games if most definitely RPGs, with my favorites being titles like Chrono Cross, Persona 4, and Tales of Xillia, though I also sometimes dabble in platforming games, fighting games, and visual novels. When I’m not writing for APGNation or playing games, I enjoy table top and card games, watch anime, and write fiction that I occasionally publish online. I tend to write a lot of Sci-fi and the occasional bit of fantasy, with the often overlooked sub-genre of Biopunk being my favorite. I’ve also written a few visual novels, though only one of them has made it all the way to completion thus far. My current dream is to be able to bring the Monster Girl genre to a western audience.

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