On the 5th of August, the ESL arena at gamescom 2015 will see Activision and ESL joining forces for a brand new look at Black Ops III, the latest installment of the Call of Duty franchise to be released on November 6th. Eight world-class players will compete in showmatches in order to showcase the multiplayer and esports features of the game.
The following professional Call of Duty players will be taking part in the event:
The format of the showmatches will be based on the NHL all-star drafting system, meaning that the two team captains, TeePee and Kivi, will pick a player one after another until both teams have four players each in total.
The on-air talent for the event will be as follows:
- Host: Scott Lowe, communications manager at Activision
- Commentator: Matt “MrX” Morello
- Commentator: Clint “Maven” Evans
The talent team will also be accompanied by the following special guests:
- Jay Puryear, brand director at Activision
- David Vonderhaar, studio design director at Treyarch
Join us live at gamescom!
Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind event to see what multiplayer and esports features Call of Duty Black Ops III will have to offer. Call of Duty esports is looking to be better in 2016 than it ever was - tune in here on August 5th at 19:00 CEST to see it happening!