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How to watch $50K Code Red Apex Legends ft. Dr Disrespect, shroud, more

by Connor Bennett

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BoomTV are set to host another of their Code Red tournaments for Apex Legends on March 9 as some of the best streamers and players will do battle for a slice of the $50,000 prize pool.

While there is a competitive scene for Apex Legends esports, many of the high profile tournaments have come through organizers like BoomTV and their Code Red events. 

These events pit content creators against others in a few matches of the battle royale, with a pretty nice prize pool usually on the line. Their March 9 event is set to be no different as 20 teams will hop into the World’s Edge map and look to claim the $15,000 first-place prize. So, here’s everything you need to know about the tournament.

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Content creators will team up in Apex Legends trios for a shot at the top prize.

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What are the teams for the March 9 Code Red Apex Legends tournament?

As already mentioned, 20 teams of three players will be contesting the March 9 Code Red event. These teams vary in strength and backgrounds – with streamers from both Twitch and Mixer partnering with YouTubers, though not all the streamers are full focused on shooter games.

The standout line-up comes in the form of Dr Disrespect, Shroud, and Bnans. The Doc and Shroud have always been a fierce duo when they’ve teamed up together, and that should be no different here. 

There are also notable trios like LuluLuvely’s team, as she partners with Snipedown and Crowder. There is also Skadoodle’s team – featuring himself, Seagull, and syncedez – and even Nicewigg’s line-up that will see him team up with Daltoosh and Jonny. 

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When does the March 9 Code Red Apex Legends event start?

The event is set to kick off on March 9 at 1 pm PST/4 pm EST/8 pm GMT/9 pm CET. Though, with this being an online event, there could be a few technical delays so it is worth keeping that in mind. 

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What is the format?

The teams will compete in six rounds of custom matches, with the objective being more about racking up kills than becoming Apex Champions.

Teams will score one point for each kill they pick up, with no placement points on offer. At the end of the six matches, scores will be tallied and the final standings will be set and revealed on the BoomTV event hub

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March 9 Code Red Apex Legends streams

BoomTV will be hosting a central stream with plenty of commentary and analysis of the matches but you can still tune into your favorite streams. We’ve attached a few streams below so you don’t have to go anywhere.

March 9 Code Red Apex Legends prize pool

As already mentioned, the players will be competing for a slice of $50,000 prize pool, with only the top ten teams walking away with any winnings. The exact prize pool split is as follows:

  • 1st Place: $15,000 
  • 2nd Place: $12,000 
  • 3rd Place: $6,000 
  • 4th: $4,400
  • 5th: $3,300
  • 6th: $2,700
  • 7th: $2,100
  • 8th: $1,800
  • 9th: $1,500
  • 10th: $1,200

So, there you have it, everything you need to know about the March 9 Code Red Apex Legends tournament.

All that is left is for you to kick back and watch the action unfold once everything gets underway and teams are running around World’s Edge.