Apex Legends Global Series has revealed a new summer esports circuit to be played at home between June and August this year. Here's what to expect.
Here's The Scoop
Respawn Entertainment is not going to stop with letting players have fun and compete despite the coronavirus pandemic. By recently announcing Apex Legends summer esports circuit to be a part of their already existing four-month Global Series.
The Apex Legends Global Series or ALGS will have a prize pool of $500,000 to whoever would be victorious once the circuit is finally complete. The summer circuit is the response of Respawn towards the more traditional in-person events of a tournament.
Based on what Respawn and EA, the summer circuit will be kicking off on June 11, leading up to Sept. 13. The regionals will take place towards June and August, and the Last Chance to qualify would be on Aug. 16. The play-offs will then be on Sept. 12 and 13.
How to Join?
The Apex Legends Global Series is open for anyone to join as long as they meet the competition criteria of getting to at least Gold IV on PC in the Split One of Series Four of the game before June 18. So if you're interested in participating in the circuit with your two friends, then you have ample time to reach the minimum requirements.
As for those who have already met the criteria, you may now register to compete in Apex Legends summer esports circuit by clicking this link here. Also, by clicking the link, you'll be thrown into the set of rules and regulations that you must follow before signing up.
The registration will begin on June 9, and the play-off winners in regions including America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and regions will receive a hefty prize of $36,000 each for their hard work and dedication to earn the top spot amongst the local players of their region.
The winners in APACC North and South will have a smaller reward but a significant sum of $15,000 each.
The tournament is planned to go by different regions--it means that you and your squad will most likely be facing off against local players to push through the finals. This would also help you and other players in the long run, given that if you're both in the same servers, there wouldn't be any match breaking lag that you have to deal with and focus more on winning the round.
So if you're ready to join the circuit, pick your team and make sure to grind and practice hard on teamwork and your communications even to have a chance of surviving and earning points for the tournament. Whichever playstyle you choose to play during the tournament, the most important thing is to have fun with your mates. So in the words of the legend Pathfinder, "Good luck, have fun, don't die!"