Halo World Championship Kicks Off In December

Earlier this year at gamescom, 343 Industries and Xbox announced the Halo World Championship (Halo WC), the biggest Halo e-sports competition in franchise history that is centered on the ultra-competitive Arena multiplayer mode of Halo 5: Guardians.  Today Xbox unveiled new details, including when and where the tournament will take place, an update on the crowd-fund assisted prize-pool, and how you and your friends can register to compete against the very best around the world.

Halo World Championship Prize Pool at $1.7 Million and Growing!

Xbox and 343 Industries originally announced a starting prize pool of $1 million for the Halo World Championship, with the potential to grow through crowd-funding via the all-new Requisition System of Halo 5: Guardians. Since launch, the prize pool has grown tremendously because of the Halo community, bringing the prize pool to $1.7 million and is growing daily.

Partnering with MLG, ESL and Gfinity, the Halo World Championship consists of online and in-person live events that will take place in U.S. and Canada, Europe along with the Middle East and Africa, Greater Asia, Latin America, and Australia and New Zealand.

Key dates of the largest Halo e-sports tournament are:

  • December 6, 2015 – Online Ladders Begin
  • December 19, 2015 to January 31, 2016 – Online Qualifiers and Regional In-Person Live Events
  • January 23, 2016 to February 21, 2016 – Regional Finals across North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia/Australia/New Zealand
  • March 1, 2016 to March 20, 2016 – Halo World Championship Prelims and Finals.

Registration Process:

Anyone who wants to learn more about the competition or register, please visit Official Halo Website. Along with this, Halo fans would definitely not get bored. You can tune up to  The Halo and Xbox Twitch channels to watch the live stream  which will cover the whole tournament.



  1. ZZZ

  2. Lost in the last one I played in so IDK.

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