Heroes of the Storm 2016 Spring Championship annoucned | Broken Joysticks

Jan
18

Heroes of the Storm 2016 Spring Championship annoucned

Blizzard is getting us started off right this year with the announcement of the official Heroes of the Storm Global Championship Circuit to start in the Spring

straight from Blizzard:

“As announced at BlizzCon, 2016 kicks off the new Heroes of the Storm Global Championship Circuit. The best teams from Australia/New Zealand, China, Europe, Korea, Latin America, North America, Southeast Asia, and Taiwan will be competing in a seasonal format, with each of the three seasons—Spring, Summer, and Fall—culminating in a Global Championship event. In total, more than $4 million is on the line in the 2016 Global Championship Circuit.”

blizzard

 

So there it is, hit the jump if you want to see all of the details on dates regions and prize pools. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to most people who followed Blizzard as they announced this at Blizzcon. All of this is a part of the global efffot that blizzard has put forward in order to attempt to globalize Heroes of the Storm.

SPRING GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT

  • Dates: April 1–3
  • Location: Seoul, South Korea
  • Partner: OGN
  • Prize Pool: $500k USD
  • Check back soon for more information

Australia/New Zealand – Spring Regional

  • Dates: February 7–28
  • Location: Preliminaries online; Finals in Sydney, Australia
  • Partner: ESL
  • Prize Pool: $20k USD
  • Check back soon for more information

China – Gold League

Europe – Spring Regional

Korea – Super League

Latin America – Copa America

North America – Spring Regional

  • Dates: February 27–28 (Finals)
  • Location: Preliminaries online; Finals in Los Angeles, California
  • Partner: ESL
  • Prize Pool: $100k USD
  • Check back soon for more information

South East Asia – Spring Regional

  • Dates: January 16–March 6
  • Location: Preliminaries online and offline;  SEA finals online, cast live from Singapore
  • Partner: AsiaSoft
  • Prize Pool: $22.5k USD*
  • For more information, visit http://esports.heroessea.com/en/index.html

Taiwan – Spring Regional 

  • Dates: February 18–March 13
  • Location: Preliminaries online; Finals in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Partner: 4Gamers
  • Prize Pool: $60k USD
  • For more information, visit http://tw.battle.net/heroes/zh/blog/ (Chinese)

*Regional prize pools may vary; USD values according to exchange rates; see regional websites for local prizing.

 

 

Leave a comment

About Fionna Schweit

Hi, Im fionna Fox! and i love video games. I have been playing video games since I could reach the keyboard. My first PC was a gateway (though dont ask me to recall the model number) and I remember starting most of my games out of DOS. Those were interesting years. My first console system was an Nintendo 64, on which i played a lot of GoldenEye and StarFox 64 and even more gauntlet dark legacy. Now i mostly play PC games, though i do own a Xbox one (mostly for halo). My favorite types of games are rogue likes, and anything thats an RTS, I have a soft spot for anything in the Warhammer universe as well.

Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Follow Us On Social Media

Try Fortress Tapper Presented By Broken Joysticks:

Archives