Activision has officially unveiled the details of the next season of the Call of Duty League 2023. The organizers intend to hold five Majors and complete the Championship Weekend competitive season. We reveal the available details of Call of Duty League 2023 and stock up on popcorn.
It's been just over six weeks since we crowned the Los Angeles Thieves the 2022 Call of Duty League champions to a sell-out Galen Center. With transfer activity picking up and the launch of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II getting closer, we wanted to provide an update on the 2023 Call of Duty League season and what you can expect.
Season start date
Call of Duty League 2023 begins on Friday, December 2, just 35 days after the release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II. At the start, there will be open qualifying competitions, after which, on December 15, the first LAN tournament will take place.
Schedule and locations of key events
The first major of the season in the Call of Duty League will take place in Raleigh, North Carolina, from December 15 to 18. The championship will follow the Pro-Am format, with teams from the Challengers pitted against the pros for points in the CDL standings and a combined prize pool of $500,000.
The first Challengers Open of the 2023 season is scheduled for December 16-18.
Following the successful run of the Challengers Series tournament in 2022, Boston Breach will host its first major Call of Duty League event, as well as the second Major of the 2023 season.
Murph Vandervelde, President and Co-Founder of Boston Breach: "I grew up in Boston as a big sports fan and also built Breach with my brother Jack, father Murph Sr. and partner Adam Morrison and that childhood dream came true and Boston got its first major Call of Duty Tournament.
OpTic Texas will host the third Major. The club plans to hold the championship with a similar squad in 2022 and will aim to repeat their performance last season.
Brooklyn, New York will host the fourth Major of the 2023 season. In addition, Activision announced the holding of the fifth Major, which will be announced in the near future. The season will end with Championship Weekend, which will also be announced later.