Twitch Rivals announced a new Apex Legends Team Deathmatch event with a massive $200,000 event prize. Here’s everything fans need to know about the upcoming event stream.
Twitch Rivals announced the next Apex Legends-centered event will focus on the new Team Deathmatch mode introduced at the start of Season 16.
Twitch Rivals pits streamers head-to-head in a tournament-style format while playing a variety of different games, all with cash prizes on the line.
The Twitch Rivals Apex Legends TDM event will feature 48 players in a Round Robin format before ultimately ending in a bracket phase to determine a winner. Here’s a full breakdown of how to watch the event, how the tournament will work, and more.
Twitch Rivals Apex Legends TDM: Stream
Twitch Rivals Apex Legends TDM event will be kicking off on February 17, 2023 at 3 pm PT/6pm ET/11pm GMT.
Viewers can catch the event live via Twitch Rivals’ official channel when the event begins. We’ve embedded the stream below for your convenience.
Moreover, the participating streamers will also be streaming the event on their respective channels, so viewers with a favorite streamer can watch the event from their perspective as well.
Event format & info
According to the event info, the overall prize pool is $200,000. The Round Robin total prizing is $71,400, while the Final Placement total prizing is $126,600. There will also be individual Bonus Prizes of $2,000 for streamers with the highest eliminations per round.
The tournament will feature 48 players who will be split into 16 Trios. These Trios will be divided further into eight in Group A and eight in Group B in Phase 1. Phase 1 will be a Round Robin ‘Switch’ Format with seven rounds of matches.
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Squads will play Best of 1 TDM matches against other predetermined opponents. Before each new round Trios will swap pairings and opponents. Additionally, Trios will be ranked among their group based on their overall Win/Loss record.
Trios will be awarded prizes based on the result of each match and the Top four from each Group will advance to Phase 2 of the event. Phase 2 will be the Bracket Phase where the Top four of Groups A and B compete in a single elimination bracket. Semifinals and Finals will determine the overall winner, as there will be no 3rd place match.
How to get drops
Twitch Rivals will be able to earn a series of goodies via Twitch Drops by tuning in to the official stream. There are three types of drops up for grabs, which you can find below:
- Loading screen: 1 hour watch time
- Gun charm: 2 hour watch time
- Apex Pack: 3 hour watch time
To be able to earn the drops, make sure that your Twitch and EA accounts are linked while you’re watching the stream.
Twitch Rivals Apex Legends TDM: Participants
At the time of writing, only a handful of streamers and pro players have been revealed. Aydan ‘Aydan’ Conrad, Turner ‘Tfue’ Tenney, Timothy ‘iiTzTimmy’ An, Lindsey ‘LuluLuvely’, and Brandon ‘aceu’ Winn are some of the streamers already confirmed to be participating in the tournament.
Pro players like Phillip ‘ImperialHal’ Dosen, Eric ‘Snip3down’ Wrona, and Christopher ‘sweetdreams’ Sexton will also be taking part in the event.
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