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

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:

DateLocationPartnerPrize Pool (USD)
Winter 2017USAMLG$250,000 minimum
January 26-28Mexico City, MexicoGamelta$150,000 minimum
Spring 2018North AmericaTBD$150,000 minimum
Spring/Summer 2018North AmericaMLG$250,000 minimum
Summer/Fall 2018MexicoGamelta$150,000 minimum
Summer/Fall 2018North AmericaTBD$150,000 minimum
Fall/Winter 2018North AmericaMLG$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
DateLocationPartnerPrize Pool (USD)
November 11-12New York, NY, USAMicrosoft Store$20,000
November 11-12Corona, CA, USACMG$20,000
November 11-12London, UKEGL$20,000
November 11-12Mexico City, MXGamelta$20,000

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

DateLocationPartnerStarting Prize Pool (USD)
October 20-22Madrid, SpainXbox Spain Fan Fest$5,000
November 25-26Sydney, AustraliaESL$10,000 AUD + Winning Team Travel to MLG Fall/Winter 2017 Major
Spring 2018Birmingham, UKInsomnia Festival$10,000 minimum
TBDItalyXbox ItalyTBD
TBDFranceXbox FranceTBD

*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)

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