The top 16 teams around the world battle it out at the Halo World Championship 2016 (#HaloWC) starting March 18, and will travel down to Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, CA, to compete for the title of best in the world. The final challenge will see the champions win their share of the $2.5 million crowdfunded prize pool, the biggest individual prize pool in console esports history.
You can catch all the action on Twitch.tv/Halo on Mar. 18-20, sponsored by Mega Bloks? and Legendary Pictures? and Universal Pictures’ Warcraftin theaters June 10.
Here?s all you need to know how to Watch the Halo World Championship 2016
The tournament will take place over the course of three days from Friday, March 18 to Sunday, March 20. Playoffs will start at 9 a.m. PT on Friday and Saturday, with the Finals taking place at 4 p.m. PT on Sunday.
All the action covered at the Halo World Championship 2016 can be watched on Twitch.tv/Halo on web or through the Twitch App on Xbox One. The Finals of the championship on Sunday will also be broadcasted via the Xbox Live Events Interactive app (XLEi), which is downloadable through the Xbox Store.
Here?s the whole schedule of events:
- Friday, March 18: Halo World Championship Playoffs ? Day One
9 a.m. to 8 p.m. PT via Twitch.tv/Halo
- Saturday, March 19: Halo World Championship Playoffs ? Day Two
9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. PT via Twitch.tv/Halo
- Sunday, March 20: Halo World Championship Finals
4 p.m. PT to 6 p.m. PT via XLEi app on Xbox One and Twitch.tv/Halo
And for the complete match schedule visit Halo.gg.
Check out the teams and groups competing at the Halo World Championship:
- Group A: Chosen Squad (Mexico), exceL (UK), Team Allegiance (NA) and Team Liquid (NA)
- Group B: Team Infused (UK), Team Exile5 (New Zealand), Evil Geniuses (NA) and Renegades (NA)
- Group C: Team Immunity (Australia), Denial eSports (NA), FabE (Germany) and eLevate Wildcats (NA)
- Group D: Counter Logic Gaming (NA), Skyfire (Asia), Epsilon eSports (UK) and Cloud9 (NA)
Meanwhile, viewers can also catch a glimpse of upcoming content for Halo 5 in a reveal of Warzone Firefight during the finals on Sunday, which comes later this year. Besides there is an opportunity to win a free Halo World Championship REQ Pack and Halo WC Gamerpic, just for watching. This special HaloWC REQ Pack includes the all new Ultra Rare ?Challenger? armor set and HaloWC 2016 emblem.