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Call of Duty, CS:GO, DOTA 2 Announcements Spark eSports Explosion | Power Up Gaming
With 2016 just around the corner, Call of Duty, Counter-Strike and DOTA 2 each make plans to bring eSports to the next level with their own extensive series. Call of Duty announced its very own eSports league set to launch January 2016 with a combined $3 million prize pool and an amateur division that will fight to qualify for an annual COD championship. The Call of Duty eSports twitter dropped the information this morning and pointed readers to the Activision games blog for more details. The World League will host live-streamed tournaments from different regions throughout the year and give undiscovered amateur talent the chance to make it to the championship held in the fall. The league will consist of two divisions: the Pro Division and the Challenge divison. The Pro Division will be held in North America, Australia, and Europe across two seasons and will kick off January in the states. A regional LAN championship will conclude each season and be available to watch online or at a