Heart of the Swarm Featured in Major League Gaming Winter Season
Major League Gaming today announced that StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm will be featured in the MLG Winter Season via two invite-only competitions, in which we’ll get to see our favorite pro players have at it: Sase, Nerchio, Stephano, Thorzain, MarineKing, Idra, Huk, and more.
The Online Winter Season Showdowns features 56 of the world’s top SC2 players compete in HotS before the game releases, running from February 4 through March 8 every weeknight and on select Sundays. The 28 players who win their Showdowns will advance to an invite-only, exhibition tournament at the Winter Championship.
The Exhibition Tournament at the Winter Championship will run from March 15-17 and include the 28 players who win their Winter Season Showdowns, as well as the top four players from the MLG 2012 Fall Championship — Life, Leenock, Flash, and Bomber. Players will compete in a single elimination bracket for $75,000 and a first place prize of $25,000.