Major Nelson just released a statement regarding the Halo 4 Championship for Halo 4. Below are the details on the event coming this summer! What do you think about the tourney? Discuss it on our forums now!
“Halo 4” Global Championship Announced
343 Industries and Virgin Gaming reunite to launch the biggest ‘Halo 4’ tournament ever
with $500,000 in prizes
343 Industries, Xbox 360 and Virgin Gaming are teaming up again to launch the “Halo 4” Global Championship, a summer-long tournament that will give gamers around the world a chance to battle* for glory and win $500,000 in prizes, including a grand prize of $200,000.
Spanning multiple live events and five weeks of online competition on Xbox Live, the tournament is the biggest “Halo 4” competition yet, and will kick off at the Rooster Teeth Expo on July 5 and on Xbox Live on July 15. Competitors will test their skill and fortitude against one another in intense free-for-all matches over a series of qualifying rounds (based on average scores and elimination matches) for a chance to rise through the global leaderboards and win coveted prizes.
The tournament will culminate with a two-day Finals competition in Seattle, WA from Aug. 31 to Sept. 1, where players will battle to become the ultimate Spartan, with the top players receiving cash prizes.
Beginning today, players can register for the “Halo 4” Global Championship by visiting www.halo4globalchampionship.com and will be able to participate in two ways:
· Online Competition on Xbox Live. By registering through Virgin Gaming at www.halo4globalchampionship.com and selecting the custom tournament playlist in “Halo 4,” players will be able to join the competition for free on Xbox Live. Each week there will be a different free-for-all mode for players to enjoy.
To qualify for a chance to compete in the Finals, players will need to complete a minimum of 20 matches in the tournament playlist per week. At the end of each week the players with the top four average scores will be deemed winners and be eligible to compete in the Finals. Additionally, each week qualifying players will have a chance to randomly win** special prizes.
· Live Events. Players will also be able to join the tournament by participating in live competitions at the Rooster Teeth Expo in Austin, TX from July 5 to 7 and Gamescom in Cologne, Germany from Aug. 21 to 25. Six finalists from each of the live events and 20 from the online qualifiers will receive an expenses paid trip to participate in the Finals in Seattle, Washington.
For additional information, including the registration process, rules, prizing and a full list of qualifying countries, please visit: www.halo4globalchampionship.com and select the registration link.
Week 1 [July 15th to July 21st] – Infinity Rumble
Week 2 [July 22nd to July 28th] – Rumble SWAT
Week 3 [July 29th to August 4th] – Rumble Pro
Week 4 [August 5th to August 11th] – Rumble Grab Bag
Week 5 [August 12th to August 19th] – Legendary Rumble
Finals [August 30th to September 2nd] – FFA/1v1
1st Place = 8 points
2nd Place = 7 points
3rd Place = 6 points
4th Place = 5 points
5th Place = 4 points
6th Place = 3 points
7th Place = 2 points
8th Place = 1 point
Disconnect = 0 points
Top 8 Prizes:
- Grand Prize: Winner will receive $200,000 USD deposited into the winner’s Virgin Gaming account.
- Runner-Up Prize: The Finalist who ranks 2nd will receive $75,000 USD deposited into the winner’s Virgin Gaming account.
- Third Place: Finalist who ranks 3rd will receive $10,000 USD deposited into the winner’s Virgin Gaming account.
- Fourth Place: Finalist who ranks 4th will receive $5,000 USD deposited into the winner’s Virgin Gaming account.
- Fifth Place: Finalist who ranks 5th will receive $4,000 USD deposited into the winner’s Virgin Gaming account.
- Sixth Place: Finalist who ranks 6th will receive $3,000 USD deposited into the winner’s Virgin Gaming account.
- Seventh Place: Finalist who ranks 7th will receive $2,000 USD deposited into the winner’s Virgin Gaming account.
- Eighth Place: Finalist who ranks 8th will each receive $1,000 USD deposited into the winner’s Virgin Gaming account.
Source: Major Nelson