Halo PAX Prime Showdown Announced

Following the successful Halo: The Master Chief Collection Gamescom Showdown tournament, Twitch and ESL are delighted to announce that they will be working together with 343 once again to bring you the Halo PAX Prime Showdown, starting on Saturday the 30th of August and concluding with the grand finals on Sunday the 31st of August. Be sure to catch all of the action live at http://twitch.tv/Halo!

Five teams have been invited, while three more will qualify on the PAX Prime show floor at the ASTRO Gaming and Skullcandy booths – do you have what it takes?

The invited teams

The following star-studded teams will be fighting against each other in Halo 2: Anniversary:

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  • iGotUrPistola
  • Snipedown
  • ACE
  • StrongSide

Triggers Down

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  • FearItSelf
  • Lethul


  • Goofy
  • Mikwen
  • Naded
  • Legit

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  • Elumnite
  • Cobys2Fast
  • Wolfmayne
  • Frosty


  • Ramirez
  • TuFoxy
  • Riotz
  • Chalkie

How do I qualify?

Simply stop by the ASTRO Gaming (booth #842) and Skullcandy (booth #3117) booths on Friday the 29th of August, where you can earn wild card tickets for entry into the tournament finals. All you need to do is have one of the top win streaks at the end of the day, and you’ll be entered into the finals and a chance at your share of US$10,000.

The tournament will include 4v4 gameplay in a double-elimination best-of-five bracket.

Saturday and Sunday’s finals will be streamed live on Twitch.tv – so make sure you tune in if you aren’t going to PAX in person – and check back here at ESLGaming.com soon for further information on the qualifiers, finals, commentators and more!

Gaming Cypher will be at PAX Prime so stay tuned for complete coverage!

Related: Comic-Con: Halo: The Master Chief Collection Dev Panel

Source: ESL