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Published on July 19th, 2016 | by admin

MINDFREAK WINS ANZ STAGE 2 FINALS OF THE CALL OF DUTY WORLD LEAGUE (CWL), PRESENTED BY PLAYSTATION® 4

SYDNEY, Australia. – July 19, 2016 – The road to the 2016 Call of Duty® Championship, Presented by PlayStation® 4 is nearly set.  Australian team Mindfreak, along with Team Envyus and Millenium, won their respective regional finals in the Call of Duty® World League, Presented by PlayStation® 4 Stage 2 Pro Division matches yesterday at the ESL Studios in Burbank, and will move onto Call of Duty® XP this September to play for the overall winner’s share of the biggest prize in Call of Duty® history of over $3.5 million.

Yesterday’s regional finals capped an exciting day of competition as eager fans in attendance, online via livestream, and tuning-in directly through an in-game (BOIII PS4) Live Event Viewer, witnessed the thrilling conclusion to months of rigorous competition of Stage 2.  The ANZ region featured key match ups between Mindfreak and Orbit, with Mindfreak continuing their ANZ dominance taking the top prize four maps to two

“All year long, from our qualifying events early in the year to the Stage 2 Finals, the CWL has been an amazing showcase to watch the best Call of Duty players in the world compete at the highest level.  We’re thrilled with the season thus far and are very excited for the future of Call of Duty eSports,” said Rob Kostich, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Call of Duty. “Next up is our grand finale, the CWL Championship at Call of Duty XP September 2nd-4th.  It will be the biggest Call of Duty eSports event we have ever put on, and it will be an epic conclusion to the season that fans won’t want to miss.”

For the North American region, the top eight Call of Duty teams battled it out over the weekend. After the dust settled, thousands of Call of Duty fans witnessed Team Envyus emerge victorious as they were crowned Stage 2 champions and secured their spot in the highly-anticipated Call of Duty Championship this fall at COD XP in Los Angeles.

In the EU region, multiple top teams vied for the Stage 2 prize pool. Millenium and Team Infused met in the finals with Millenium becoming a two time CWL Pro Division Champion by winning the series four maps to two.

Here are the final rankings for each CWL Stage 2 Pro Division region:

Australia/ New Zealand

  • MindFreak – Qualified for CWL Championship
  • Orbit – Qualified for CWL Championship
  • Chiefs eSports
  • Team Immunity

North America

  • Team Envyus – Qualified for CWL Championship
  • Dream Team – Qualified for CWL Championship
  • Luminosity – Qualified for CWL Championship
  • Rise Nation – Qualified for CWL Championship
  • Faze Clan – Qualified for CWL Championship
  • Optic Gaming – Qualified for CWL Championship
  • H2K Gaming
  • Cloud9

Europe

  • Millenium – Qualified for CWL Championship
  • Team Infused– Qualified for CWL Championship
  • Splyce – Qualified for CWL Championship
  • HyperGames – Qualified for CWL Championship
  • Epsilion eSports
  • Supremacy

As always, you can re-live the Stage 2 action on the Call of Duty YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/CALLOFDUTY/videos

Be sure to check out https://www.callofduty.com/esports and follow @CODWorldLeague on Twitter , Instagram, and Twitch for the latest CWL updates.


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