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$2.5m Halo World Championship prize pot is biggest for an eSports first-person shooter yet

Microsoft has announced that the prize pool for its Halo World Championship now stands at a cool $2.5 million. The platform holder revealed this via Xbox Wire, and also named the 16 US and Canadian teams set for the final. Venture Beat – citing tracking site eSports Earnings – reports …

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Mattel grabs Halo master licensing agreement

Microsoft has agreed a deal to hand an extensive set of toy licensing rights to Mattel. The pair already partner for products such as Halo Mega Bloks, but this new agreement will lead to a far wider range of merchandise, with a unified creative and design vision across the catalogue. …

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Halo World Championship 2016 starts in December, prize pool now $1.7m

Microsoft has revealed that its Halo World Championship tournament will kick off at the start of this December. The event will debut on December 6th with online ladders. Then between December 19th 2015 and January 31st 2016, Xbox will be holding its online qualifiers and regional in-person live events. From …

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