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Halo 5 Tournaments Hit Microsoft Stores

By 343 Industries -

Many Halo fans have fond memories of overnight LAN parties at a friend’s house or their first tournament at a local gaming center. These experiences are core to Halo’s DNA, and uniting local players is crucial to building a strong backbone for community growth. Today, we’re excited to announce that Microsoft Store will be a home for that community growth by hosting monthly Halo 5 tournaments in over 50 locations around North America, as well as locations in Puerto Rico and Australia!


Beginning August 6 and open to all players, the Microsoft Store will host a series of monthly tournaments featuring various formats to help players meet, share fun and memorable experiences, as well as win some prizes along the way. Here’s a look at the schedule:

      • August 6: Free-For-All (6-player)
      • September 3: Team Doubles (2v2)
      • October 8: 4v4 (HCS settings)

For each tournament, all participating players will receive a Gold REQ pack, while the Top 3 players/teams will take home Platinum REQ packs. Additionally, each month, 5 lucky participants will receive limited edition controllers. To top it all off, if you participate in all three tournaments, you’ll be entered to win an all-new Xbox One X!

Here's a look at the participating stores, and you can register for the first tournament on August 6 here.

AZ - Scottsdale Fashion Square
AZ - Chandler Fashion Center
CA - Century City
CA - Fashion City
CA - Lakeside
CA - Stanford Shopping Center
CA - The Shops At Mission Viejo
CA - Topanga CA
CO - Park Meadows
CT - Westfarms
FL - Aventura Mall
FL - Dadeland Mall
FL - International Plaza
FL - Mall at Millenia
FL - St John's Town Center
FL - Town Center at Boca Raton
FL - University Town Center
GA - Perimeter Mall
HI - Ala Moana
IL - Fashion Mall
IL - OakBrook Center
IL - Woodfield Mall
KS - Oak Park Mall
MA - Prudential Center
MI - Somerset North
MN - Mall of America
MO - St Louis Galleria
NC – Southpark
NC - Streets at Southpoint
NH - Rockingham Mall
NJ - Bridgewater Commons
NJ - Willowbrook Mall
NV - Fashion Show
NY - NYC 5th Ave Flagship
NY - Walt Whitman
NY - Westchester
OH - Easton Town Center
OH - Kenwood Town Center
OK - Penn Square Mall
OR - Pioneer Place
PA - King of Prussia Mall
*PR - Plaza las Americas
TN - Mall at Green Hills
TX - La Cantera
TX - The Woodlands
VA - Tysons Corner
WA - Bellevue Square
WA - University Village
CAN - ON - Yorkdale Mall
CAN - AB - West Edmonton
CAN - BC - Metropolis
CAN - ON - Toronto Eaton Centre
AUS - Westfield Sydney Pitts

*Puerto Rico

We hope you’ll rally and join the community at your local Microsoft store! For all the latest, be sure to stay tuned to @Halo and @HCS on Twitter.

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