PGL to host $2 million CS: GO Stockholm Major this fall|Dot Esports
PGL is stepping back into the CS: GO scene this year with a new competition that will include a $2 million prize pool, the largest in CS: GO history.
The PGL Stockholm Major will be ranged from Oct. 23 to Nov. 7, the competition organizer revealed today. The playoffs will be held as a LAN event at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden from Nov. 4 to 7. The company will still comply with all security and health standards for the event, indicating that the in-person portion might be changed if the COVID-19 pandemic is still ongoing.
This is set to be the very first CS: GO Major considering that the StarLadder Berlin Major, which concluded in September 2019. PGL also claims that this occasion will be the very first CS: GO Major to relay in 4k 60 FPS quality and will consist of some form of Increased Reality components, a new custom-made HUD, and other functions.
PGL has hosted or provided some kind of support for dozens of CS: GO competitions considering that it started running them in November 2013.
” Firstly, my associates and I are passionate fans of CS,” PGL CEO Silviu Stroie stated. “We matured and viewed this video game growing and larger, simply at the exact same pace as our advancement as a company. We have timeless memories with our past Counter-Strike shows, and, truthfully, we owe a lot to this game, as players and as a business. We believe that this community should have the very best item this franchise has actually ever seen.”
More details, consisting of the competition format, ticketing information, talent lineup, and schedule, will be revealed more detailed to the launch of the event.