The Apex Legends pro and competitive scene is a hot topic. There has only been 3 big tournaments this year for the game. It has left many to wonder about the future of the pro scene for Apex Legends. As of now players don’t have to worry since EA has announced the Apex Legends Global Series.
We’re excited to announce the Apex Legends Global Series!
🌎 Twelve global live events
🖥 First online tournament on Jan 25 using new tournament servers
🏆 $3 million up for grabs
— Apex Legends (@PlayApex) December 17, 2019
What is the Apex Legends Global Series?
Announced by EA the Apex Legends Global Series is a collection of official, highly-competitive events that will bring together contenders at all levels from around the globe on PC.
- 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
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.
There will be four Majors during the Apex Legends Global Series. The first three Majors will feature 300 players (100 three-player teams) competing for a $500k prize pool. The fourth Major is the Apex Legends Global Series Championship, where only the top 60 Global Series teams are invited to compete for a prize pool of $1 million.
Each Major will culminate with a Finals incorporating the innovative Apex Legends Match Point system, first revealed at the Apex Legends Preseason Invitational in Poland earlier this year. In the Match Point system, teams must reach a predetermined Points threshold to activate Match Point. The tournament ends when a team that has activated Match Point wins a match and becomes the Apex Legends Champions.
- 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)
There is also information regarding all eligible countries in the official EA announcement.
So the question left is who are you going to choose to become Apex Legends with?