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Halo Championship Series

HCS London - September 14 - 16

HCS London - September 14 - 16

Live from the Gfinity Arena, the Halo Championship Series makes it way back to London but with new competitive settings, new teams, and new formats!

For the first time ever, HCS London will be region unlocked and will play host to the best teams not only from Europe but also North America, Australia and New Zealand, as well as Mexico.

Recap - HCS Online 2K - July 31

Recap - HCS Online 2K - July 31

Congratulations to our most recent HCS Online 2K winners, Elevate! The team made up of Spartan, Sabinater, Falcated, and newcomer Bound were able to rise above Hitmen in a convincing 3-1 series. Check out the broadcast link below to relive their win!

HCS New Orleans 2018 Recap

HCS New Orleans 2018 Recap

Congratulations to your HCS New Orleans champions, Splyce! The young quartet persevered through a bracket reset to rise above TOX Gaming in a back-and-forth Grand Finals brawl. Relive their path to glory and catch up on your favorite teams' results!

Upcoming HCS Broadcasts

Upcoming HCS Broadcasts

  • July 13-15 - HCS New Orleans - LAN 
  • July 31 - HCS Online 2K
  • September 4 - HCS London Draw Show
  • September 14-16 - HCS London - LAN
  • October 9 - HCS Online 2K
  • October 30 - HCS Online 2K

Final HCS 2018 Format

Final HCS 2018 Format

A few weeks ago we shared the first details on the upcoming 2018 season of the Halo Championship Series. Today, we’ll be sharing more information about each event including formats and roster deadlines, online tournament information, and more. Plus we have a few updates as we head into our first LAN of the season.

Hit the links below for more details!

HCS 2018 ROADMAP

HCS 2018 ROADMAP

While the offseason is good time for both players and fans to catch their breath after another incredible few months of competition, it’s time for Halo esports action to officially return, and with it, even more amazing events – including a few surprises never before seen in the Halo Championship Series.

Hit the button below to see what we have in store for this season of the HCS!

Final HCS 2018 SETTINGS

Final HCS 2018 SETTINGS

After weeks of internal playtesting, and public playtesting with HCS players that joined us, the settings for the 2018 season of the Halo Championship Series are now locked in place and ready for competition! If you’re just joining us, you can catch up on the entire process by hitting the links below!

FORGE MAPS AND PLAYLIST UPDATES

FORGE MAPS AND PLAYLIST UPDATES

We’re excited to officially confirm that after extensive updates and playtests, REFUGE (remake of the legendary Halo 2 map, Sanctuary) will make its way into the upcoming season of the Halo Championship Series. Refuge will be played on Slayer and an updated Capture the Flag variant (more on that later), both of which hit matchmaking today.

Hit the button below to see all the new maps and playlist updates!

Microsoft Store Tournaments

Microsoft Store Tournaments

Halo 5 Summer Series

Friendly Halo 5 competition returns to your local Microsoft Store this Summer! Starting on June 3, you can play to win REQ Packs and prizes in the 81 participating Microsoft Stores across North America, Australia, and Puerto Rico!

Upcoming Microsoft Store Tournament Schedule

  • Aug 12th - 2v2
  • Sept 9th - 4v4

Support your favorite HCS team!

Support your favorite HCS team!

Show your HCS team pride in-game! Some of the biggest names in Halo esports are rocking team weapon skins in Halo 5: Guardians. Swing by the skins page to check out the selection of new weapon skins, or hit the links below! 

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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.

Halo Championship Series Handbook

Halo Championship Series Handbook

See the full handbook for the Halo Championship Series including maps and modes, code of conduct, points, and more.