Apex Legends' biggest esports event so far will be held at the upcoming X Games Minneapolis, featuring an impressively stacked collection of professional teams.
On July 18, ESPN officially revealed all of the pro teams that will be competing at the EXP Invitational - Apex Legends at X Games Minneapolis.
20 total teams will be competing in this massive tournament, by far the largest collection of top-tier talent assembled for an Apex Legends esports event thus far.
Some prominent players are set to make an appearance in this competition, including the likes of NRG's dizzy, Cloud9's Overpowered, and Rogue's HusKers, all of whom are household names in the Apex community.
Below, you can find the full list of the 20 pro teams that will be participating, five of which qualified after competing in open online qualifiers on June 29 (denoted with a **)
|Team Name||Roster||Team Name||Roster|
|Misfits Gaming||helping||Team Snip3down|| |
|Team Liquid||Casper||Counter Logic Gaming|| |
Pomp The Moscles**
|Luminosity Gaming|| |
|SSLCK DADDY CLUBB**|| |
The 20 teams of three players each will competed against each other in a private lobby over the course of 12 total matches.
The total prize pool for this event is set at $150,000, which will be split between the teams according to their final placements.
As for the format, ESPN have yet to reveal the scoring system, which will likely be announced at a closer date to the competition.
The EXP Invitational for Apex Legends will be held on August 2 and 3 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The tournament is expected to kick off at around 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET / 9 PM BST and last until 6 PM PT / 9 PM ET / 3 AM BST.
The event will be streamed live on the ESPN app, ESPN Esports, EA's Twitch channels, ESPN Esports' YouTube and Twitter channels, and one a variety of other platforms.
The livestream will be hosted by some of the biggest personalities in all of esports, including Alex 'Goldenboy' Mendez, Bil 'Jump' Carter, Rachel 'Seltzer' Quirico and Daniel 'DDK' Kapadia.
There will also be a special recap show highlighting the best plays and key moments from the event, which will be aired on ESPN2 on August 10 at 7 PM PT / 10 PM ET / 3 AM BST.