New Year, New Title, New Orleans: CoD World League Hype - What you need to know.

Posted on 11/01/2018

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New Year, New Title, New Orleans:

Call of Duty World League Hype - What you need to know.

Photo by Antrell Williams, January 21, 2015.

New Orleans Skyline with Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Photo by Antrell Williams, January 21, 2015

A City of Records…

Welcome to New Orleans, Louisiana, home to the longest continuous bridge in the world. Now it can add eSports to its list of achievements as the biggest Call of Duty: World League series ever continues this weekend at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, America’s largest contiguous-space exhibit hall. We’re running out of superlatives…

With a new title to play and a mouth-watering $200,000 prize pool up for grabs, 16 of the best teams in the world will compete not only for the mammoth cash prize, but also 25,000 Pro Points - which the teams need in order to be invited to Invitational and Open events; as well as the CWL Pro League.

 

Call of Duty: World War II at eSports event, CWL: NOLA 2018.

Image taken from www.callofduty.com.

Call of Duty: World War II

At the end of the year we saw the release of the latest title in the Call of Duty franchise; this time set in an intense, action packed World War II setting. The CWL updates the game played in the eSports championship as each new CoD title is released, as this year we delve into one of the darkest periods in all of human history.

 

GIVEAWAY (UK ONLY)

Playstation 4 Pro (PS4) & Call of Duty (CoD): World War II Giveaway, Hype Energy

FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN...

PLAYSTATION 4 PRO | COD: WWII GAME | HYPE ENERGY DRINKS | HYPE ENERGY MERCHANDISE

The Giveaway will go live at 18:00 GMT on Saturday 13th January 2018!

Enter our UK giveaway now on Twitter with Epsilon eSports!

VISIT twitter.com/hypeenergy OR CLICK THE GIVEAWAY PHOTO ABOVE!

 

COD: NOLA - What You Need to Know

Epsilon eSports CWL NOLA Group Stage, Group B

Epsilon eSports CWL NOLA Group Stage, Group B

 

Game: Call of Duty: World War II

Platform: Playstation 4 Pro

 

Event Timetable

FRIDAY, 12 JAN

08:00 CST - CHECK IN OPENS

11:00 CST - DOORS OPEN TO VIP PASS HOLDERS & PLAYERS

12:00 CST - DOORS OPEN FOR GENERAL ADMISSION AND PREMIUM PASS HOLDERS

14:00 CST - BROADCAST BEGINS

 

SATURDAY, 13 JAN

08:00 CST - ENTRY FOR VIP PASS HOLDERS & PLAYERS

09:00 CST - ENTRY FOR GENERAL ADMISSION AND PREMIUM PASS HOLDERS

14:00 CST - BROADCAST BEGINS

 

SUNDAY, 14 JAN

08:00 CST - ENTRY FOR VIP PASS HOLDERS & PLAYERS

09:00 CST - ENTRY FOR GENERAL ADMISSION AND PREMIUM PASS HOLDERS

10:00 CST - BROADCAST BEGINS

 

For more information on CWL: NOLA event times and open hours, visit www.majorleaguegaming.com/cwlnola2018.

 

Epsilon eSports Roster, Dvqee, Vortex, Hawqeh, Joshh (Insanitised not joined)

The Hype Energy sponsored Epsilon eSports team (2017).

 

The Groups

Group A

Group B

Group C

Group D

Team Kaliber

OpTic Gaming

Luminosity Gaming

Splyce

FaZe Clan

Team EnVyUs

Red Reserve

EUnited

Unilad

Epsilon eSports

Rise Nation

Echo Fox

Mindfreak

Team Vitality

Enigma6

Ground Zero

 

 

Epsilon eSports: Meet the Team

CWL NOLA Call of Duty Squad 2018

CWL: NOLA, Call of Duty Epsilon eSports Squad, Jan 2018

DVQEE (David Davies) - A centre piece of the EpsiCoD line-up, Dvqee spends most of his time at the top of the leader board.

INSANTISED (Nathan Orton) - The latest addition to Epsilon’s top class CoD line up, Insanitised will look to make a name for himself alongside some of the best players in Europe.

VORTEX (Stephen Allen) - After forging his reputation across various European events on CoD: Advanced Warfare, Vortex is an Epsilon regular - for good reason.

HAWQEH (Billy Harris) - After making a name for himself beating some of the top European teams online, Hawqeh has what is takes to win on the international stage.

 

Quote by Dave Davis, Epsilon eSports Call of Duty (CoD: WWII) player, 10/01/2018

Quote by Dave Davis, Epsilon eSports Call of Duty (CoD: WWII) player.

#EpsiCoD

After missing out on a top spot at CWL Dallas in December, Epsilon eSports look to hit the ground running in 2018 as the first event of the Call of Duty: World League (CWL) gets under way. After securing third in Anaheim last year, as well as T4 (top four) finishes throughout the year, the European veterans look to go above and beyond the Call of Duty and establish themselves at the pinnacle of competitive Call of Duty gaming.

Introducing Insanitised

After a successful 2017, Epsilon eSports had a change of line-up for their Call of Duty squad with the arrival of Insantised (Nathan Orton) and the departure of Joshh to Red Reserve EU. We can’t wait to see what Nathan can bring to the line up as they look to start 2018 on top and on form. 

 

Fun facts about New Orleans

New Orleans Skyline by Paul Taylor (2014)

New Orleans Skyline. Photo by Paul Taylor, March 26, 2014.

 

  • As well as the longest contiguous bridge in the world, New Orleans also boasts the largest enclosed arena in the world; the New Orleans Mercedes-Benz Superdome seating over 73,000.
  • The streets of New Orleans have forged many famous stars, including Lil Wayne, Louis Armstrong, Reece Witherspoon and Ellen DeGeneres.
  • Because New Orleans sits on a floodplain and parts of the city are below sea level, basements are often build above ground with second floor entrances to the house.
  • Alligator and turtle are a popular choice for lunch. Look out for alligator hamburgers or turtle soup around the city.
  • Voodoo culture was introduced into America in New Orleans, with the infamous Marie Laveau gaining notoriety by performing exorcisms and voodoo rituals. 

 

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New to esports?

Here’s our last breakdown of how esports works and what to watch.

Call of Duty World League: All Guns Blazing for Epsilon eSports

Hype Energy - Call of Duty World League: All Guns Blazing for Epsilon eSports

Find out how the CWL works here.