LAS VEGAS, NEVADA--(Marketwired - Dec. 15, 2016) - Millennial Esports Corp. (TSX VENTURE:GAME) is pleased to announce its partnership with 343 Industries ("343i"), Xbox and Microsoft for the Halo World Championship. Beginning in January 2017, Millennial Esports will host a series of open online qualifier tournaments on its competitive gaming platform in addition to a North American Qualifier LAN event to be held at the Millennial Esports Arena at Neonopolis in downtown Las Vegas, NV.
The LAN event will see a $50,000 prize pool up for grabs and will take place from March 3rd through March 5th, 2017 The top 3 teams from the Millennial Esports Las Vegas LAN event will qualify for the Halo World Championship finals to be held in the Spring of 2017.
Tahir "Tashi" Hasandjekic, 343i Community Producer, commented "HCS Las Vegas produced by Millennial Esports was one of the most thrilling events we've had in the Halo Championship Series and we're excited to partner again for the Halo World Championship 2017 Qualifiers in North America. The stakes are high and we're looking forward to seeing North America's finest duke it out for a spot at the Halo World Championship 2017 Finals and a chance at the $1 million prize pool."
"We are very pleased to partner again with Microsoft, Xbox and 343i, this time to host their prestigious Halo World Championship qualifier series at our world-class arena facility in Las Vegas." added Alex Igelman, CEO of Millennial Esports.
Starting January 14, 2017, Millennial Esports will host a series of open online qualifier tournaments that will determine the seeding for both the St. Louis and Las Vegas LAN tournaments within the North American Halo World Championship qualifying period. In addition, the winner of the Last Chance online qualifier will be guaranteed a spot in the Halo World Championship finals. To participate in the North American Halo World Championship qualifiers, visit www.millennialesports.gg and Halo.gg for more information. If you are looking to catch the live broadcasts, be sure to tune into twitch.tv/Halo.
North American Halo World Championship Qualifier LAN Event: Las Vegas
The Millennial Esports Arena will be host to the Halo World Championship Qualifier taking place from March 3rd through March 5th. The event will include an open bracket where the top 8 teams will move on to face the HCS Pro League seeded teams for a shot at a $50,000 Prize pool. The top 3 teams of the Millennial Esports Halo World Championship LAN will also qualify for the Halo World Championship Finals later this spring. All the action will be live at twitch.tv/Halo.
About Millennial ESports Corp.
The Company (ME) operates millennialesports.gg, an eSports platform and online community, which provides gamers with a variety of online competitions, leagues and ladders giving them an opportunity to win prizes and garner recognition within the global eSports community. ME's production division delivers turnkey tournament and event planning, coordination and logistics and operates out of a 15,000 square foot state of the art studio and arena located at Neonopolis in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. This is the first and only permanent studio presently in Nevada. ME owns and operates some of the leading mobile apps related to eSports (LoL Champions).ME's predecessor, PGL was launched in 2013 with the ultimate goal to unite the most popular eSports communities on a single entertainment platform and is quickly becoming a favoured online destination for eSports enthusiasts from around the globe. In addition, ME provides turnkey solutions in an effort to give game publishers, consumer brands and other partners exposure and influence on a targeted audience, thereby enabling them to generate new revenue streams by leveraging this unique and highly sought after global demographic.
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