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Announcing the Halo PAX Prime Showdown presented by ESL and Twitch

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Ella McConnell
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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:

eXcellence
  • iGotUrPistola
  • Snipedown
  • ACE
  • StrongSide
Triggers Down
  • Heinz
  • Hysteria
  • FearItSelf
  • Lethul
VwS USA
  • Goofy
  • Mikwen
  • Naded
  • Legit
Darkest Hour
  • Elumnite
  • Cobys2Fast
  • Wolfmayne
  • Frosty
TCM
  • 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 click here to go our the official Halo: The Master Chief Collection PAX Prime Showdown page for the full schedule, casters and more.