In a press release, Activision has announced that eSports team Optic Gaming has won the Call of Duty World League Championship (CWL) for 2017.
Hosted by Major League Gaming (MLG) in partnership with Activision, Optic Gaming won against Team Envy and pocketed a cool $1.5 million of the season’s $4 million prize pool. CWL Championship 2017 MVP was won by Matthew “FormaL” Piper.
According to the press statement, Call of Duty eSports saw substantial rise in competition this year, with a year-over-year increase in participation by a whopping 400 percent.
Here are the final top four placements after the CWL Championships:
- 1st – OpTic Gaming
- 2nd – Team EnVyUs
- 3rd – Luminosity
- 4th – Red Reserve
- 5th/6th – FaZe Clan
- 5th/6th – eUnited
- 7th/8th – Ghost Gaming
- 7th/8th – Splyce
From all of us here on MP1st, we wish to congratulate Optic Gaming for a job well done.