Call of Duty World League Presented by PlayStation® 4 Comes to Atlanta

More Than 175 Teams from Around the World will Clash in $200,000
Competition February 10-12

SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Call of Duty World® League Presented by PlayStation®4 (CWL)
continues the 2017 season as the Call of Duty competition heads to
Atlanta for a share of a $200,000 prize pool, and one more important
step toward the CWL Championship. Starting today, the world’s best,
including talented European teams, will face off at the CWL Atlanta
Open, hosted by MLG, February 10-12 at Georgia World Congress Center in
Atlanta, GA.

Today will feature the beginning of competition and more than 160
expected teams in the open bracket, one of the largest Call of Duty
open brackets ever. The additional 16 teams in Championship pool play
will feature the top teams from North America and Europe based on CWL
Pro Points. The event will allow the top open bracket teams to move on
toward Championship Pool play. On Sunday, the final teams will compete
for the coveted title of CWL Atlanta Open Champion and their share of
the $200,000 prize pool.

Championship pool play will feature major teams from around the world
battling for the top prize. Rise Nation, winners of the CWL Open at MLG
Vegas in December will be the overall favorites against Orbit, recent
winners of CWL London, and Team EnVyUs, winners of the 2016 CWL
Championship at Call of Duty XP.

For those interested in attending, General Admission (GA), tickets are
only $49.99 for all three days of competition. The tickets will
be offered on a first-come, first-served basis at the Georgia World
Congress Center.

The CWL Atlanta Open marks the second North American LAN event for this
season of the CWL. In addition to competing for the event prize pool,
teams will also compete for coveted CWL Pro Points. These points will
determine who takes part in the inaugural CWL Global Pro League taking
place live at the MLG Arena in Columbus, Ohio, beginning in April, with
an eye toward eventually qualifying for the CWL Championship later this

Call of Duty World League Presented by PlayStation®4 is proud to partner
with Major League Gaming as North American tournament operator and
broadcast partner for the upcoming season. Through MLG’s proven live
streaming capabilities and technology, will help to deliver the
CWL Atlanta event across a number of platforms including in-game via
Infinite Warfare PS4 through the in game video player,,,

For a taste of the captivating, non-stop action that can be expected
during this weekend’s competition, check out the following trailer:

For the latest intel on the Call of Duty World League Presented by
PlayStation®4 and for live broadcasts check out:,,,
or follow @CODWorldLeague on Twitter, Instagram
and Facebook.

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