Today, Activision has announced that the Call of Duty World League 2018 Season will kick off with the CWL Dallas Global Open on December 8. The new season of CWL (Call of Duty World League) will feature the upcoming first-person shooter Call of Duty: WWII.
According to the release for Activision, there will be six LAN Global Open events, a new CWL National Circuit, the CWL Pro League at the MLG Arena, the return of the Call of Duty World League Championship, all culminating in the largest total prize pool in Call of Duty Esports history of $4.2 million.
“We can’t wait to start the new season of the Call of Duty World League. Beginning in Dallas in December and continuing all season long, CWL players and fans are in for the biggest season yet in Call of Duty Esports history,” said Executive Vice President and General Manager of Call of Duty, Rob Kostich. “This season will feature Call of Duty: WWII, and offer more opportunities to compete, view and experience the CWL through more open LAN events, the highly competitive Pro League and the all-new CWL National Circuit. This is shaping up to be a great season full of exciting new competition, rivalries and great gameplay.”
For more information on the upcoming season of CWL, make sure to check out below:
The new season of the CWL will officially get underway online on November 3, 2017, with the release of Activision’s Call of Duty: WWII, developed by Sledgehammer Games with additional development support from Raven Software. On launch day, regional ladders in MLG GameBattles – the official destination for earning CWL Pro Points online – will begin for teams in North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific regions.
The 2018 Call of Duty World League Championship will return in August 2018 and will feature a $1.5 million event prize pool. Additional details for the 2018 Championship will be revealed at a later date.
Call of Duty: WWII launches on November 3.