Published on May 28th, 2020 | by Alex Novus
APEX LEGENDS AND A SUMMER OF NEW ESPORTS TOURNAMENTS
Today, EA and Respawn Entertainment announced a new Summer Circuit in the Apex Legends Global Series (ALGS), a four-month series of online competition boasting $500,000 in prize money and bringing the Apex competitive community together. The ALGS Summer Circuit gives competitors more opportunities to compete while ensuring the safety of everyone involved as the competition and broadcasts will be produced with EA’s cloud-based broadcast production technology.
Over the past couple of months, the ALGS has averaged more than 600 teams across its five Online Tournaments and EA will continue to invite competition from around the world when the Summer Circuit begins on June 20. The ALGS Summer Circuit will culminate with the September Playoffs which will feature “Super Regional” gameplay, pairing the best across regions in the following contests: Europe with the Middle East & Africa, North America with South America, Greater Southeast Asia with Australia & New Zealand, and Japan with Korea.