Major League Gaming is heading to Winter Park, Florida for the MLG Fall Invitational on October 18 & 19 at Full Sail University , the award-winning entertainment and media institution. On Friday, October 18 four of the top NA Dota 2 teams will compete for $15,000 and a spot in the International tournament at the MLG Championship in Columbus, Ohio. On Saturday, October 19, the top four teams in Call of Duty®: Black Ops II will compete for $15,000 in prizes. Fans can purchase VIP and general admission spectator passes online to watch in person or catch all the action broadcast live on MLG.tv starting Friday at 1pm ET.
The Games and Teams:
MLG Fall Invitational – Dota 2 – Friday, October 18 at Full Sail Live
Dignitas, Typical Mistakes (formerly Pretty Boy Swag), noM (formerly Shadowfiend Eats Cake) and The Joikernaught will compete LIVE for $15,000 in prizes. The first place finisher will receive $10,000 and an invitation to compete in the International Tournament at the MLG Championship in Columbus, Ohio, from November 22-24. The second place finisher will receive $5,000.
MLG Fall Invitational – Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Saturday, October 19 at Full Sail Live
Complexity, Optic, 8-12 UNiTE, and FaZe – the top four Call of Duty: Black Ops II teams based on the MLG NA Xbox 360 Pro Points Rankings as of September 16 – will go head to head for $15,000 in prizes. The competition will be the last time teams will compete playing Call of Duty: Black Ops II at an MLG Pro Circuit event before the switch to Call of Duty: Ghosts at the upcoming MLG Championship in Columbus. First place will receive $10,000, second place will receive $5,000 and all teams will earn at least 1800 Pro Points.
How to Watch in Person:
The tournament is being held at Full Sail Live at Full Sail University, 141 University Park Dr. Winter Park, Florida 32792. Fans can buy a General Admission or VIP Spectator Pass online in the MLG Store to watch in person. General admission passes are available for each day for only $15 or upgrade to a VIP pass to watch both days of competition with reserved seating, a behind the scenes tour and an MLG hoodie.
Broadcast Info – How to Watch Online at MLG.tv:
The MLG Fall Invitational will be broadcast live on www.mlg.tv . Dota 2 fans can also purchase the In-Game Ticket for full spectator-mode access and live commentary in the Dota 2 client. Tickets are available now for only $4.99 directly in the Dota 2 store in-game and online .
The Dota 2 broadcast starts Friday, October 18 at 1pm ET with the Dr Pepper Pre-Game show and tournament at 1:30pm with commentary by the Beyond the Summit team (@BeyondtheSummit) and floor reporting by Alex “Jax” Conroy.
The Call of Duty: Black Ops II broadcast kicks off Saturday, October 19 at 3pm ET with the Dr Pepper Pre-Game Show, and matches at 3:30pm ET with commentary by Chris Puckett (@MLGPuckett) and John “Revan” Boble (@RevanJB) and floor reporting by Alex “Jax” Conroy.