Microsoft’s Halo World Championship antes up $1M for e-sports glory – CNET

Microsoft wants to pump up the appeal of its Halo game franchise among professional gamers.

Later this year, the company will launch the first-ever Halo World Championship, an e-sports competition with $1 million in prizes, Microsoftannounced at the Gamescom conference on Tuesday. The sum is the highest ever paid for a Halo tournament and will be available only to gamers playing Halo 5: Guardians, which launches October 27 to become the latest installment in the Halo franchise…

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Source: Microsoft’s Halo World Championship antes up $1M for e-sports glory – CNET

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