A few weeks ago, we had the Halo Championship Series: Pro League Summer Season Finals, where European frontrunners Fab Esports, and defending world champions, Counter Logic Gaming, won the title. 343 Industries and ESL are spilling the details about the upcoming autumn season!

The initial rosters will be set on Sunday, August 21 for EU and Friday, August 26 for NA, followed by the official rule set for both regions (including new maps and gametypes) will be published on Tuesday, September 6. The top teams will be fighting it out for a portion of the $100,000 European prize pool, and $225,000 North American one, along with the Fall 2016 Season regional championship titles.

On September 14, the European HCS Pro League Fall Season kicks off at 19:30 BST. It’ll be broadcasted every Wednesday and non-broadcasted matches every Thursday, with a break for the first week of October. The Summer Season broadcast team will return, with Richard Simms, Dan Gaskin, and Harry Channon to keep you company.

● August 24 EU rosters announced
● September 10 EU Open Circuit starts
● September 14 EU Fall Season starts
● October 15 EU Open Circuit Finals
● December 3 Relegation
● December 4 Finals at the ESL Studio One in Leicester, UK


The North American side of things is a little different; weekly broadcasts every Wednesday and Thursday, beginning at 4:30 PM PDT. It’ll start start September 14, with a break for the first two weeks of October. Kyle Elam and Tom Taylor will return as the North American HCS Pro League casters and hosts.

● August 26 NA rosters announced
● October 7-9 Esports Arena LAN
● November 18-20 Open Circuit Finals hosted by PGL
● December 10 Relegation
● December 11 Finals at the ESL Studios in Burbank, California

For more information about attending the live European Fall Season Finals, keep an eye out for info in mid September. If you’re interested in tickets to the NA HCS Pro League Fall Season Finals, that’ll be coming at the end of September.