Those looking to play Apex Legends on a competitive level, Respawn has heard you and has announced the Apex Legends Global Series, which is an Apex Legends eSports online tournament that’s set to debut in March 2020, and will include cash prizes.
Check out the trailer and details for it below.
TL;DR – Apex Legends Global Series Overview
- Initially features 12 global live events throughout the year
- The first Online Tournament takes place on January 25, 2020 (event registration starts January 11)
- The first live Major takes place on March 13-15, 2020
- A total prize pool of more than $3 million
- PC Players from more than 60 countries are eligible to compete (see below)
- Get started by registering for the Global Series today
How Apex Legends Global Series works:
Online Tournaments: This is your entry point into the Apex Legends Global Series. By performing well in our official Online Tournaments on PC, you can earn Apex Legends Global Series Points and qualify for live events. These online tournaments will be powered by Battlefy.
Challenger Events: These live events give local talent an opportunity to shine. They will focus on regional competitions throughout the Apex Legends competitive gaming population and award the winners with a reserved spot in the upcoming Major.
Premier Events: These are global live events pitting the top online competitors from each global region against one another. Top Premier Event performers will earn increased Apex Legends Global Series Points and advanced placement invitations to Majors. These events will be sponsored and operated by PGL and GLL.
Majors: Our flagship EA live events. This is where the best teams around the world compete for the largest prize pools throughout the year. The winners of the Apex Legends Majors have the right to call themselves the best players in the world.
As for the schedule, here’s the initial roadmap of events that culiminate in the Apex Legends Majors in March 2020.
We have a passionate community all over the world, so we’re taking this show on the road. The first three events in the Apex Legends Global Series are:
- January 25 and 27, 2020: Online Tournament – Qualifying for Major #1
- February 29 and March 2, 2020: Online Tournament – Qualifying for Premier Event #1
- March 13-15, 2020: Major #1 – Esports Stadium, Arlington, TX, USA ($500,000 prize pool)
Fans will be able to watch it online. Respawn has mentioned that they will share more details soon.
For the list of countries eligible and more info on the rules, head on over here.