EA has just announced the Apex Legends Global Series (ALGS) Year 2 Championship will take place live for the first time at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina from July 7-10.
The ALGS Championship will be the tip of the iceberg of an esports scene that never stops growing. Earlier this month, the ALGS Split 2 Playoffs in Stockholm , Sweden broke all-time audience records at all previous EA Esports events . The playoff final, then, recorded an average audience per minute (AMA) of over 539 thousand spectators among the watch parties and official broadcasting channels. Viewers consumed more than 10.3 million hours of live content over the three days of the tournament. The Apex Legends brand has also recently celebrated important milestones, including the highly anticipated launch of Apex Legends Mobileand the release of Season 13 Heroes on consoles and PC.
“Bringing ALGS to the PNC Arena is an important milestone for the Apex brand and indicates the continued growth of the title in the competitive scene,” said John Nelson, Sr. Director and Commissioner, EA’s Apex Legends Esports . Director and Commissioner of Apex Legends Esports at EA. “The ALGS Championship is a true celebration of fandom and we can’t wait to bring the first live ALGS Championship experience to our community of players and the residents of Raleigh .”
The PNC Arena will host 40 of the best Apex Legends teams in the world, spread across five regions, who will compete for their share of the $ 2 million prize pool and the coveted title of champion of the ALGS. For the first time, the community will be able to come together to cheer their favorite teams live in a 700 thousand square meter space . Rounding out the competition, the ALGS League will offer an interactive entertainment experience for the online audience with Twitch drops , exclusive content, and more. We will tell you all the details on ALGS ticket sales when they are released in the coming weeks.