Announced in May, the 2021 World Series of Warzone (WSOW) will be by far the most grandiose series of Warzone tournaments to date.
WSOW will feature four tournaments across NA and EU regions, with the biggest prize pool to date - $300,000 per tournament!
There will be two Duos and two Trios tournaments, one per region, and the event will be a combination of invited Warzone content creators and superstars, alongside qualified players, who secured their place via one of the four Qualifier tournaments per event.
The series will kick off this June with the WSOW Trios NA tournament.
The event will feature your favourite Twitch and YouTube Warzone stars as team captains, and there will be a whopping $300,000 for grabbing.
We are expecting to watch crazy Warzone action with many memorable moments as the very best NA Warzone players fight to become the very first 2021 World Series of Warzone winners.
Here's everything you need to know about WSOW Trios NA.
WSOW Trios NA schedule and rules
Each tournament in the series will be a 2-day event, and WSOW Trios NA is scheduled for 22nd and 23rd June.
Day 1( 22nd June) - a draft phase where team captains will select their players and trios for Captain's Cup, starting at 11 pm CET / 5 pm ET / 2 pm PT.
Day 2(23rd June) - teams will play 6 matches to decide the winner, starting at 11 pm CET / 5 pm ET / 2 pm PT.
All 50 trio squads will compete in a custom lobby for six matches, accumulating points based on kills and overall placement of their squads.
WSOW Trios NA teams and players
At the time of writing, 5 team captains have been revealed, and they are by far the biggest Warzone stars in NA.
100 Thieves' owner Nadeshot, Twitch superstar TimTheTatman, New York Subliners' content creator Aydan, FaZe Swagg, and TheDanDangler.
Captains will participate with their trios alongside 45 trios qualified through the open qualifications.
WSOW Trios NA prize pool
As we've already mentioned, the event features a $300,000 prize pool, $200,000 for the Trios NA tournament, while $100,000 is reserved for the Captain’s Cup prize pool.
Here's how the rewards will be split based on placement.
Top Performing Trio Squads
|11th - 20th||US$3,000|
|21th - 25th||US$2,500|
Each of the five captains will engage in a 9-round live draft via snake draft that is complete when there are five teams of 10 trios (or 30 total players per team). Each captain's team will be scored based on the aggregate point total of its 10 trio squads. The performance of each of the five teams will determine their share of the Captain’s Cup prize pool.
|1st Place Team||US$30,000|
|1st Place Captain||US$20,000|
|2nd Place Captain||US$15,000|
|3rd Place Captain||US$13,000|
|4th Place Captain||US$12,000|
|5th Place Captain||US$10,000|
Update: The draft phase is now completed and these are 10-trio squads selected by captains.
WSOW Trios NA stream: How to watch?
For the purpose of broadcasting, Activision is joining forces with Twitch Rivals, and the tournament will be broadcasted live on the official Twitch Rivals channel and the personal channels of the participating content creators.