Whether you’re looking to learn about Halo Infinite Esports, you’re hungry to get some info about an upcoming tournament, or you just want to find out where you can find some of the best Halo Grassroots Creators – the HCS Team has got you covered.
Between their robust blog posts, upcoming MCC and Halo 5 tournaments, and the freshest wave of creators to join the Grassroots program, they’ve been hard at work making sure that your hunger for the best Halo content will be satiated.
THE HALO INFINITE ESPORTS ECOSYSTEM
The future of Halo Infinite’s Esports is something that the HCS Team has been spending a tremendous amount of time working on. To that end, they recently released their third blog in the "Designing The Halo Esports Ecosystem" series. Their latest edition explores viewership and the overall role it plays in their plans. From bringing in new fans to building community, their focus is on ensuring that there’s a healthy ecosystem in place that allows them room to grow in the future.
To read the whole blog post, be sure to check right here.
AT&T ANNHILIATOR CUP
The folks over at AT&T are hosting their very first gaming competition! This five week, five game program features top-tier streamers like @shroud, @LIRIK, @GoldGloveTV, @bnans, and more!
During week 3 of the event, which kicks off on April 23, Halo 3 is the avenue of choice for these competitors to go head-to-head, and you can see all the action on twitch.tv/ATT.
If you’re interested in catching earlier weeks, be sure to follow AT&T on Twitter and follow their Twitch channel so you can be ready to go once they go live. If you're hunting for more details, be sure to check out AT&T’s post about it right here.
Grassroots creators: WAVE 5
As March wrapped up, the HCS Grassroots program formally inducted their latests wave of Content Creators! After a lot of deliberation by the HCS Team, they finally sorted through the 200+ applications to land on 5 fantastic additions.
The HCS Grassroots Program is incredibly delighted to welcome the following:
To learn all about these latest additions, be sure to check out their full blog post here!
If you’re on the lookout for the best plays the Halo community has to offer, Halo Cliptrocity is the place for you. Every month they bring the very best clips to the forefront – and you can check out the very best from April 2021 right over here on the HCS Twitter account.
Got a clip you think can go toe-to-toe with the best of the best? Tag @HCS in a tweet with the Twitch clip using #HaloCliptrocity hashtag to enter. Just remember, no hashtag means no entry so be sure you have it all.
Tagged @HCS? ✅
Twitch Clip link? ✅
#HaloCliptrocity hashtag? ✅
For a full rundown on Cliptrocity, be sure to check out the homepage right over here.
Halo 5 Tournaments
If competitive Halo 5 is your jam, then you'll want to take a peek at what EGL and EuropaHalo are cooking up! They've combined forces and are running a 4-week Halo 5 2v2 Tournament, and it’s free to enter. Week One has already concluded but there’s still plenty more action to dive into.
For more info, you can check out their announce post on Twitter right here, the official homepage here, and of course, be sure to follow EuropaHalo on Twitch for all of the action as it happens.
If you’re hungry for a little Halo 3 competitive action on your big or small screen, the team at Halo Australia have you covered! They’re going to be hosting a draft tournament in partnership with Tournamatch and Divine Mind. That's right. The teams will be decided by the luck of the draw. Roster reveals are just around the corner on Sunday, April 25 and we can't wait to see what the teams will be.
Make sure to get all the details right over here on Halo Australia’s site!
APRIL 2021 HALO PLAYDATES
Looking to throw down with some Halo Content Creators? Interested in landing some exclusive Nameplates for MCC so you can further intimidate your pre-game lobbies? Suit up and look for SWAT Nation in their next engagement!
On Thursday, April 22 they’re going to be running a Playdate featuring:
Matching with them in with them will net you the Frozen Ring Nameplate, and there’ll be five Subzero Sniper Nameplates up for grabs across each of the streamers’ channels you see above.
- Date: Thursday, April 22
- Time: 7-9PM ET
- Game: Halo: Reach (MCC)
- Mode: SWAT
- Watch: Any Twitch channel listed above!
WRAPPING UP FACEIT 2021 TOURNAMENTS
After roughly a year of competitions, nearly $200,000 in prize money distributed to teams across the world, 3,260 unique players participating – the MCC Pro Series has officially concluded as of April 10.
The final broadcast, the North American Championship, was broadcast over on our Twitch channel, and you can see the whole VOD right here.
A massive thanks to all of the teams that participated, to all of the entrants that threw their hat into the proverbial ring, and to the team at FACEIT for all of their hard work and dedication!