Today at Gamescon, Microsoft announced that their soon-to-be released Halo 5: Guardians will have a million-dollar prize pool tournament this winter. Halo is one of the pioneering franchises for console eSports and wants its status as a competitive platform to be taken to the next level. For anyone who played the previous Halo multiplayer competitively and wants to earn a nice bit of cash, here’s your chance!
Halo has always been synonymous with online competition and was an originator in console eSports… With Halo 5: Guardians we are fully embracing that legacy with the biggest investment in Xbox eSports history. Get ready for the first-ever Halo World Championship coming this winter with a prize pool of over $1 million dollars.
– Halo 5 executive producer Josh Holmes