What to Watch This Weekend: The Halo World Championships, Hearthstone, And Street Fighter V
It's going to be a big weekend for Halo, but that doesn't mean people are getting out of the way. Several major events are going on this weekend, and as we venture further into the competitive season, splits and seasonal tournaments continue to give way to invitationals and major tournaments.
After a few tournaments to determine who would make it there, the Halo 5: Guardians World Championships are finally upon us. Watch as twelve teams compete for the game's biggest prize pool of the year: $1 Million. (Stream 1 / Stream 2 / Schedule)
The 2GGC tournament hosts a number of events centering around Super Smash Bros. For Wii U, including a team battle, round robin, and more. (Stream 1 / Stream 2 / Schedule)
If you're looking for a more classic Nintendo fighter, Full Bloom 3 will host a major Super Smash Bros. Melee (and For Wii U) tournament, featuring some of the game's most notable players. (Stream 1 / Stream 2 / Schedule)
The Eleauge Street Fighter V invitational pits 32 world-class Street Fighter players against each other for one of the biggest prize pools the game has ever seen: $250,000. The action begins tomorrow and will continue into late May. (Stream / Schedule)
There have been several ongoing Overwatch leagues in the past few weeks, and over the next few weeks, we'll see their finals come to bear. First up is the Carbon Entertainment Overwatch Series, the finals of which will pit the four remaining teams in a short single-elimination tournament. Will we see Orisa in action? We'll found out! (Stream / Schedule)
Rocket League's RLCS continues this week, so if you were looking for the return of high-level play for the car-soccer title, here's your chance. (Stream / Schedule)
The Hearthstone HCT Winter Championship pits 16 of the game's best players for one of the game's biggest prize pools of the year. The week-long tournament will conclude tomorrow. (Stream / Schedule)
Of course, the League of Legends Spring Splits are still going on for the next couple of weeks, so if you haven't been following, now's a good time to catch up! (Europe Stream / Europe Schedule / North America Stream / North America Schedule)
In other Split news, this is the final week of the Smite Spring Splits in a couple of regions, so make sure to catch the last weekend of action before the real fun starts at the Spring Masters tournament next month. (Stream / Schedule)
That's it for this weekend! Let us know if we missed any events you're interested in, or if there's a scene you'd like us to cover, in the comments below!