Metal Gear Online Championship announced
Konami partners with ESL for new global tournament
Konami announced today a partnership with ESL to launch the official Metal Gear Online Global Championship.
Starting in December of this year, the league kicks off its first global tournament season where online stealth shooter fans can compete for glory and cash prizes.
Players of MGO mode in MGS V: The Phantom Pain have the opportunity to showcase their sneaking skills within the community. The league will hold weekly online tournaments worldwide starting Dec. 1 through Feb. 29, 2016, with competitions being held in four regions: North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia/Australia.
With the global support of ESL, competitions will be conducted throughout the month per region where winning teams earn cash prizes – $1,000 USD will be rewarded per region per month, with a total prize pool of $12,000 USD. In addition, participants in the league will be able to earn points to build their professional rank.
Registration for the MGO Global Championship is now open at http://esl.gg/metalgearonline.