Returning champs & rising challengers team up in trios, 3 hour pubstomps, & battle in the 3rd & biggest Twitch Rivals CoD Showdown yet for 0K.â€” Twitch Esports (@TwitchEsports) August 3, 2020
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The tournament will use everyone's favourite Warzone format - Trio pubstomp - so expect lots of kills and plenty of highlight-reel moments.
The action kicks off Wednesday, 12th August with the European region, followed by North American on Thursday, 13th.
Below is all the information you need to know before it kicks off including how you can follow all the action.
So sit back, read up, and enjoy.
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The Call of Duty Warzone Showdown 3 is a Trios tournament, with two phases, Open Leaderboard and the Main Event.
200 teams will compete in the Open Leaderboard with the top 3 teams qualifying for the Main Event. They will join the 27 invited teams.
The Top 4 teams from the Main Event will play a final round of games to settle the winner.
Rules: Pubstomp (Points scored based on a combination of placement and number of kills)
Teams: 20 Trios.
Time Limit (Qualifier): 2 Hours 30 Minutes
How To Qualify: Play as many games as possible within the time period. Top 3 scores count towards your tournament score. Top 4 Teams will advance to Finals.
Time Limit (Finals): 45 Minutes
How To Win: Qualifier score carries over into Finals score. In the Finals, Teams play as many games as possible within the time period. Teams are ranked based on the team's qualifier score + the team's best Finals score.
- Victory: 25 Points (+5)
- Reach Top 2: 20 Points (+5)
- Reach Top 3: 15 Points (+5)
- Reach Top 4: 10 Points (+3)
- Reach Top 7: 7 Points (+3)
- Reach Top 10: 4 Points (+2)
- Reach Top 15: 2 Points (+1)
- Reach Top 20: 1 Point (+1)
- Each Elimination = +1 Point
There is $75,000 allocated to each region with the prizing distributed throughout the Open Leaderboard and Main Event. There is also bonuses based on most kills in one game, most kills by one player in all games and most wins in all games.
1st: Advance to Main Event
2nd: Advance to Main Event
3rd: Advance to Main Event
Main Event Paytable
For the full prize distribution refer to the official Twitch Rivals page.
How to watch the Call of Duty Warzone Showdown 3
The official broadcast will take place over on the Twitch Rivals channel, however, the open qualifiers won't be streamed there. We have embedded it for you below for your convenience.
Every participant will also be streaming their POV on their own streams. As players and teams are confirmed we will update this with some of our favourites.