Team EnVyUs is the Call of Duty World League Champion!
They overcame top European team Splyce on Sunday and won the first ever title for the Call of Duty World League Championship on the PS4. The winners took home the biggest prize purse in Call of Duty history: $2 million.
“Winning this event, in front of this crowd is a dream come true,” said Jordan “JKAP,” Kaplan, Team EnVyUs team captain. “The energy, the tension, and the competition were all amazing. This is a moment that I will remember for the rest of my life.”
The competition was held in front of a sold out crowd of thousands of fans, at the Forum in Inglewood, as well as being streamed on Twitch, MLG.TV, YouTube, and the in-game Live Event Viewer. As we gear up for the CWL Championship, CoD fans have seen more than 1.1 billion minutes of content across 100 million tune ins.
“Call of Duty XP was an epic fan celebration and the perfect place to host the biggest Call of Duty competition in history,” said Rob Kostich, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Call of Duty, Activision. “The excitement and energy today was huge. What a great finals match and tournament. We created the CWL to celebrate great competition and the best fans in the world. Today lived up to every expectation. Congratulations to Team EnVyUs and thanks to the entire Call of Duty community for making Call of Duty XP the most amazing fan celebration in the world.”
The final four placings were:
1. Team EnVyUs (NA)
2. Splyce (EU)
3. Team eLevate (NA)
4. FAB Games (EU)
If you want to check the rest of the rankings, look here.
More than one thousand teams entered the CWL, with thirty two elite teams making it to the World Championships. The CWL Championship was part of the biggest ever fan celebration at Call of Duty XP 2016, and featured the debut of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s multiplayer. Fans were the first in the world to get to play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered’s multiplayer, new Call of Duty: Black Ops III’s DLC, and the first Call of Duty VR experience. Attendees also got to have a go at Nuketown paintball, zombies laser tag and other events celebrating the franchise.
All in all, sounds like a fun day out, and congrats to Europe and Team EnVyUs!