Call of Duty League 2021 Stage 5: Format, Schedule, Prize Pool and Other Details
Call of Duty League 2021 Stage 5 is the final wing of the year-long event and teams will be looking to snag CDL points to become a part of the world championships. The Call of Duty League 2021 Stage 5 dates were pushed to later this month and players are itching to get into some action. The league features some of the biggest names in COD including OpTic Gaming, Atlanta FaZe and Dallas Empire. Here is everything you need to know about Call of Duty League 2021's Final Stage.
Call of Duty League 2021 Format
Teams will compete in best-of-5 matches in 4-versus-4 battles. Call of Duty League 2021 Final Stage will feature all 12 teams in the Call of Duty League competing in double-elimination competition. Tournament seeding will be determined by head-to-head group play matches over the course of three Home Series weeks leading up to each Major. The regular season will include five stages, each culminating in a Major Tournament. During each stage, all teams will compete in five group play matches to determine their seed in each Major.
Like last year, teams will earn CDL Points for each match win throughout the season with additional points distributed to teams based on their performance at Majors. CDL Points totals will be critical, with teams fighting for their spot in the 2021 season standings and a shot at becoming one of eight teams to qualify for the 2021 Call of Duty League Playoffs.
12 Teams split into two groups of 6 across three weeks
Home Series will be used to determine seeding in each Major for all 12 Teams
All Matches will be played best-of-five
Call of Duty League 2021 Stage 5 Schedule
The event will take place from 8 July to 25 July. Here is the official schedule of the event:
Call of Duty League 2021: Prize Pool
Stage 5 has a prize pool of $500,000 with 75 CDL points set to be awarded to the winners.
The Call of Duty League 2021 playoffs will feature a prize pool of $2.5 Million with $1.2 Million reserved for the world champions.
Call of Duty League 2021: Where to watch
Fans can catch all the live action from the tournament at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbLIqv9Puhyp9_ZjVtfOy7w
The weekly schedule is updated at: https://twitter.com/CODLeague