Saint Louis Qualifier Preview

Saint Louis Qualifier Preview

After a scintillating end to the HCS Pro League Fall 2016 Season, the wait for the Halo World Championship 2017 has seemed nigh unbearable. However, after a holiday offseason break that was anything but uneventful, that wait is over and the action is ready to commence in St. Louis for the opening round of the Halo World Championship 2017 Qualifiers.

Halo World Championship 2017 Announce

Halo World Championship 2017 Announce

Today, we’re extremely excited to announce the Halo World Championship 2017, which will serve yet again as a true crown jewel in the Halo esports calendar. The Halo World Championship 2017 will showcase the best Halo talent on Earth, all fighting to prove that no Spartan stands taller than they do. Can the defending World Champs repeat history and bring a World Championship title across the #GreenWall to the ravenous fans of OpTic Gaming? Can European powerhouse FAB Esports best last year’s Top 8 Epsilon squad as the best European team in Halo – or could they shock the world and go all the way? Already, the storylines are rife with potential and promise, but now the real test begins. The next Halo World Championship is up for grabs, and the road begins here.

NA FALL 2016 FINALS RECAP

NA FALL 2016 FINALS RECAP

What started out as an ending turned into a beginning in Burbank, CA, as the NA HCS Pro League Fall 2016 Finals simultaneously put an emphatic bow on an incredible season, and signaled the beginning of a brand-new golden era of competitive Halo. A scintillating weekend of action culminated in what many have already called one of the most exciting series in Halo eports history.

Fall 2016 Season Details


Coming off an incredible Summer 2016 Season, the Halo Championship Series: Pro League by ESL is poised to be back bigger and better than before. On both sides of the pond, the HCS Pro League Summer 2016 Season delivered incredible matches and excitement, while providing valuable learnings for us on the HCS team. Heading into the Fall 2016 Season – as well as the 2017 Halo World Championship – 343 Industries and ESL are excited about incorporating excellent feedback provided by teams, players, and fans all over the world.

NA Summer 2016 Finals Recap


After an incredible Summer 2016 Season full of ups and downs, rivalries and upsets, killing sprees and killer comebacks, the stage was quite literally set for the HCS Pro League NA Summer Finals. Hosted at the Novo Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, the only thing hotter than the temperature outside was the competitive Halo play inside, as drama at both ends of the field proved to provide fans with an unforgettable weekend of esports action.

EU SUMMER 2016 FINALS RECAP


Week after week during the European HCS Pro League Summer 2016 Season, the squad from FAB Esports (FABE) proved that they were standard by which European Halo esports should be measured. Finishing the regular season an undefeated 10-0, all focus was turned on finishing their fight in the EU Summer 2016 Finals. Joining FABE in the final four were Team Infused, XMEN, and Vibe – all looking to put together the perfect run it would take to deny FABE a dominant ending to a perfect season.

Official Halo Esports Merchandise


Pro gear, pro attitude. Get competitive with the official Halo Championship Series hoodies, t-shirts, and more, to look your best on-and-off the virtual battlefield.

ABOUT HCS PRO LEAGUE


During the Halo World Championship, we announced the imminent launch of the Halo Championship Series: Pro League – the next evolution of Halo esports. The HCS Pro League celebrates the world’s top Halo players and teams as they compete on weekly scheduled match days, and is accompanied by a robust open series that fosters the best up-and-coming talent as they fight to battle their way into HCS Pro League at the end of each season.

Halo World Championship 2016


During Gamescom 2015, 343 Industries and Xbox announced the Halo World Championship (HaloWC), the biggest Halo esports competition in franchise history, which centered around the ultra-competitive Arena Multiplayer mode of Halo 5: Guardians. Partnering with MLGESL and Gfinity, HaloWC consisted of online and in-person live events that took place in various regions around the world.