Apex Legends is stepping up as a competitive battle royale with next year’s Apex Legends Global Series. The PC-exclusive tournament circuit will feature 12 live global events available across more than 60 countries.

The Global Series is divided into five event categories: Online, Challenger, Premier, Major, and Championship.

Respawn will provide numerous ways for players to qualify for a Global Series Major. From the infographic below, you can see that players can earn points from the default online tournament setup, regional (Challenger), and inter-regional (Premier) live events.

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The grander side of the Global Series will be the four Majors. As EA’s flagship events, these tournament stops will feature 300 teams that will fight for a prize pool of US$500,000.

The last Major will be the Apex Legends Global Series Championship. This tournament will only invite the 60 best teams and have them compete for a bigger prize pool of US$1 million.

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With the new year fast approaching, Respawn has already announced the schedules for the Global Series. The first three events will be on:

  • January 25 and 27, 2020: Online Tournament Qualifier for Major #1
  • February 29 and March 2, 2020: Online Tournament Qualifier for Premier Event #1
  • March 13-15, 2020: Major #1 – Esports Stadium, Arlington, TX, USA

For more details, you can check out the official announcement here.

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