Gears x ELEAGUE Summer Series
On April 16th's episode of Inside Xbox, Xbox and ELEAGUE announced the ELEAGUE Gears Summer Series: The Bonds and Betrayals of Brotherhood – a six-part event series and live tournament focused on the stories and players behind the world of Gears Esports. The first episode will debut on TBS, Friday, June 14, at 11 pm ET/PT.
ELEAGUE will feature the worldwide debut of Gears 5 Versus multiplayer, culminating in the ELEAGUE Gears Summer Series live tournament. There, eight of the top Gears of War teams from around the world will gather within ELEAGUE Arena at Turner Studios in Atlanta, to showcase and compete in Gears 5. This not-to-be missed esports event will be streamed live on Twitch and the B/R Live premium sports streaming service, July 13-14.
ELEAGUE Gears Summer Series: The Bonds and Betrayals of Brotherhoodwill provide an unprecedented look into the uniquely passionate world of Gears Esports through the lens of six of the most well-known professional players. Over the six episodes, the series will explore each player’s intense connection to the game as they navigate the transition between Gears of War 4 and Gears 5, balancing the untapped potential of new opportunities with the fallout from past decisions.
ELEAGUE has aligned with some of the most popular titles in the business such as; Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – including the hosting of two CS:GO Major Championships – Overwatch®, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Street Fighter® V: Arcade Edition, Dota 2, EA SPORTS FIFA 19, NBA 2K Playgrounds 2, Injustice 2, Rocket League, TEKKEN® 7 and Formula E.
There are TWO parts to the ELEAGUE x Gears Partnership:
- The episodic series "The Bonds and Betrayals of Brotherhood"
Episode 1 - Fri, Jun 14th (VOD)
Episode 2 - Fri, Jun 21st (VOD)
Episode 3 - Fri, Jun 28th (VOD)
Episode 4 - Fri, Jul 5th (VOD)
Episode 5 - Fri, Jul 26th
Episode 6 - Fri, Aug 2nd
- ELEAGUE Gears 5 Invitational Tournament on Jul 13th and 14th (Watch 60 mins and play 5 escalation matches to earn the Esports Kait character skin!)
Tox - Xplosives, Sumuns, Solurs, Mental and Praized with coach Ashes
Ghost - Identivez, Chaoz, Dezo, Monkyz and Sleeafer with coach Demize
Rise - Powerz, Drix, Shock, Avexys and Detox with coach Keem
Reciprocity - Sleepytime, Franchise, Rezik, Icy and Rushiez with coach FatalStryke
Simplicity - Kyle, Kenny, Jerppy, Zerpting and Nastty with coach Affinity
EU's Finest - Hydrone, Phelpzy, Krazed, Crim and Jack with coach Rubikz
Mazer - Xclusive, Lava, Sneaky, Mortifys and Hesi with coach Vora
Glory - Soto, Krash, PeL, Godplays and Vital with coach Jackal
Stream starts at 9 am pt/12 PM ET on live.gearsofwar.com