Last week we first heard about the ESL $50,000 Master Chief Collection Launch Invitational happening early next month in California.
In today’s bulletin we also heard what gametypes will be used at the tournament, they will consist of: Team Slayer, Neutral Bomb, 3 Flag CTF, 5 Flag CTF and King of the Hill on Shrine, Lockdown, and Warlord. With that, all matchups will be BO3 series with the exception of the Grand Finals, which will be played out in a BO5.
Along with the invitational announcement, 8 team captains and rosters were picked from the Halo community to compete at the event for the top prize of $20,000.
Below are the final rosters for all the teams competing:
- StK – Heinz, OGRE2, Royal 2, Snakebite, Coach Diesel
- OpTic Halo – Flamesword, Pistola, Ace, Snipedown, Coach Elamite
- Believe The Hype – Formal, Lxthul, aPG, Maniac, Coach Mr. X
- The Agency – Ninja, Hysteria, FearItSelf, Victory, Coach Towey
- VwS Gaming – Naded, Legit, Goofy, Mikwen, Coach Wolfmayyne
- TCM Gaming – Riotz, TuFoxy, Ramirez, Chalkie, Coach Xavier
- Str8 Rippin – Tsquared, Ryanoob, Roy, Str8 Sick, Coach Walshy
- Purple Rain – Gandhi, Elitest, Maven, Legion
The brackets have also been released, check them out below!
In the coming weeks we will have our staff predictions, along with a special episode of Bomb Planted to cover our thoughts on the invitational event.
We will also be providing in additional in-depth coverage here on the website as well as providing updates via the Beyond Entertainment twitter account!
Make sure to also discuss the event and rosters in our official forum thread!