Gears of War 4 Season 2 Events Announced, Expected Prize Pool of $2 Million

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Season 2 of the Gears of War Pro Circuit has been announced for Gears of War 4.

Xbox, Gears of War Esportsm and The Coalition are backing a worldwide Gears of War “marquee live open events” with $1 million in cash prizes. Combined with all of the open events, new regional, grassroots tournaments and crowdfunding through Esports supporter packs, the total prize is anticipated to fill to $2 million through season 2.

Gears gamers in North America, Latin America and Europe have the chance to earn “Gear Pro Points.” These can be earned by taking part in regional MLG games and weekly tournaments. You’ll also be able to earn them through grassroots and approved tournaments ran through the community.

Here are all of the planned major and minor open LAN events:

This season’s exciting Gears Pro Circuit features both major and minor open LAN events in the following locations, open to all players around the world:

Date Location Partner Prize Pool (USD)
Winter 2017 USA MLG $250,000 minimum
January 26-28 Mexico City, Mexico Gamelta $150,000 minimum
Spring 2018 North America TBD $150,000 minimum
Spring/Summer 2018 North America MLG $250,000 minimum
Summer/Fall 2018 Mexico Gamelta $150,000 minimum
Summer/Fall 2018 North America TBD $150,000 minimum
Fall/Winter 2018 North America MLG $250,000 minimum

*All locations and dates subject to change.

With the postponement of the Mexico City event to January (from the original date of October), the Gears Esports team is proud to present an additional series of sanctioned events in the Fall for Gears Pro Points and cash prizes.

Gears Esports Fall Regionals – 24 Team 5000 Series Pro Point Events
Date Location Partner Prize Pool (USD)
November 11-12 New York, NY, USA Microsoft Store $20,000
November 11-12 Corona, CA, USA CMG $20,000
November 11-12 London, UK EGL $20,000
November 11-12 Mexico City, MX Gamelta $20,000

In addition, we are proud to announce several new community tournaments with some in new cities and regions:

Date Location Partner Starting Prize Pool (USD)
October 20-22 Madrid, Spain Xbox Spain Fan Fest $5,000
November 25-26 Sydney, Australia ESL $10,000 AUD + Winning Team Travel to MLG Fall/Winter 2017 Major
Spring 2018 Birmingham, UK Insomnia Festival $10,000 minimum
TBD Brazil Gamelta TBD
TBD Italy Xbox Italy TBD
TBD France Xbox France TBD

*All locations and dates subject to change.

In addition to the already confirmed events, more community and regional tournaments are expected to be announced through to December 2018.

Will you be trying your hand at some pro Gears of War 4 action?

Source: Xbox (Official)