If you are a PC gamer and you are into battle-royale games, chances are there you might have heard of Apex Legends. Launched in February 2019, this game was created by Respawn entertainments and published by Electronic Arts, and it has been in straight competition with Fortnite.
Respawn Entertainments, and Electronic Arts have announced that in the upcoming year 2020, they will be hosting an Apex Legends Tournament. This will be the first tournament for the game, and it will be called Apex Legends Global Series.
The Apex Legends Global series will have a prize pool of a whopping 3 million Dollars, and in this 1 million dollars will go straight to the championship of the Apex Legends Global Series. The tournament will consist of 12 events in total, which includes majors, challenger events, online tournaments, and premier events.
The registration of the tournament is underway and will continue till January 11, and players from well over 60 countries can participate in this tournament hosted by Respawn Entertainments, Electronic Arts, and also tournament’s event production partners GLL and PGL.
The first major of the Apex Legends Global series tournament will start from January 25 till January 27th, which will be an online tournament. For qualifying the second major, there will also be another online tournament starting from February 29th till March 2.
The third and final stage of the tournament will be held in Esports Stadium, Arlington, TX, the USA starting from March 13 till March 15, 2020. If you are curious to watch these online tournaments, all of them will be live-streamed by the company.
If all of this goes well, Apex Legends will have its own e-sports league! Respawn Entertainment’s new Gaming Commissioner John Nelson said that Apex legends have immense potential for a place in electronic sports, and it is one of the most impactful games of all time.