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CWL Anaheim Winners and Losers Brackets for $325,000 pro tournament

Published: 15/Jun/2019 3:55 Updated: 17/Jun/2019 1:47

by Wyatt Donigan

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The pool play stage of CWL Anaheim has come to an end with eight teams punching their ticket to the Winners Bracket, while the remaining eight are left to battle in the Losers Bracket on Day Two. 

Following from CWL Fort Worth and CWL London, CWL Anaheim had a different structure than events in previous years, with the pro and amateur tournaments being completely separate.

All matches in the pool play portion of the pro tournament were held on Friday, June 14, with the Winners and Losers Bracket matches kicking off on Saturday, June 15.

The top two teams from each pool will move into the Winners Bracket, while the bottom two teams will be slotted into the Losers Bracket.

At the end of pool play, here’s how the brackets have shaken out.

CWL Anaheim Winners Bracket

Round one

  • OpTic Gaming (1st in Pool A) 3-2 FaZe Clan (2nd in Pool C)
  • Elevate (2nd in Pool B) 1-3 100 Thieves (1st in Pool D)
  • Enigma6 (1st in Pool C) 3-2 Team Heretics (2nd in Pool A)
  • Gen.G (2nd in Pool D) 3-1 eUnited (1st in Pool B)

Round two 

  • OpTic Gaming 1-3 100 Thieves
  • Enigma6 2-3 Gen.G

Winners Final

  • Gen.G 0-3 100 Thieves

Grand Final

  • 100 Thieves 3-1 Gen.G

CWL Anaheim Losers Bracket

Round one

* Red denotes elimination from the tournament 

  • Midnight Esports (3rd in Pool C) 0-3 UNITS (4th in Pool A)
  • Team Reciprocity (3rd in Pool B) 3-0 Team Envy (4th in Pool D)
  • Evil Geniuses (3rd in Pool A) 2-3 Splyce (4th in Pool C)
  • Luminosity Gaming (3rd in Pool D) 3-2 UYU (4th in Pool C)

Round two 

  • eUnited 3-0 UNITS
  • Heretics 3-2 Reciprocity 
  • Elevate 2-3 Splyce
  • FaZe 3-1 Luminosity

Round three 

  • eUnited 3-1 Heretics 
  • Splyce 0-3 FaZe

Losers quarterfinals

  • eUnited 1-3 OpTic Gaming
  • FaZe Clan 3-0 Enigma6

Losers Semifinals

  • FaZe 2-3 OpTic Gaming

Losers Final

  • OpTic Gaming 2-3 Gen.G

Much to the surprise of no one, both 100 Thieves and OpTic Gaming came out the gate firing on all cylinders to push their way to the top of their respective pools. Both teams lost just a single game during their three pool play matches, putting them on right foot heading into the Winners Bracket. 

100 Thieves will open the Winners Bracket against Elevate, who made it out of Pool B as the second seed, while OpTic will take on FaZe Clan, who finished second from Pool C.

CWL100 Thieves came into CWL Anaheim as the favorites to win the entire event.

While Pools A and D were fairly lopsided, Pools B and C brought a bit more competition to the table along with some fairly surprising results. 

Many surely had their eyes on FaZe Clan to come out on top in Pool C, but Enigma6 had other plans, picking up a clean 3-0 victory over FaZe to claim the number one seed. As such, Enigma6 will take on Team Heretics, while FaZe will have to go against a red-hot OpTic Gaming. 

Pool B was by far the most hotly contested of all, with the seeding coming down to the final match of the night between eUnited and Elevate. The series went the distance, with Elevate coming out ahead to sneak into Winners Bracket. 

eUnited/TwitterIt was a bit bumpy, but eUnited managed to slide into the Winners Bracket from Pool B.

You can follow along with all the action on the final two days of CWL Anaheim with our official hub that includes streams, schedules, standings and more. 

Be sure to also follow up on Twitter @DexertoIntel for live game updates throughout the entire tournament. 

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CoD Mobile October 22 update adds Halloween Events, new modes, more

Published: 23/Oct/2020 3:33

by Brad Norton

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The latest Call of Duty Mobile update has arrived as the developers have introduced a heap of new content along with plenty of Halloween-themed surprises.

Call of Duty has well and truly been overrun with Halloween-festivities over the past few days. First Modern Warfare and Warzone were both hit with freaky updates. Now it’s time for CoD Mobile to join them.

The October 22 update brings with it a complete rundown on upcoming events, as well as new weapons, maps, and a huge balance pass. It’s a meaty update so there’s plenty to sink your teeth into.

From when you can expect certain Halloween-challenges to what new modes have been deployed, here’s everything to know about the latest CoD Mobile update.

Halloween-themed events in CoD Mobile

Right out of the gate, the CoD Mobile devs clued us in on every event taking place over the next few days. The Survival Kit Seasonal Challenge is already underway, though six unique events will be joining the mix from now until November 1.

Some events will provide you with new weapons such as the first of its kind NA-45 explosive sniper. Meanwhile, other events will allow you to play on specific Halloween-themed maps. 

Every day you come back to CoD Mobile will bring you something new, so here’s what to look out for over the next week.

CoD Mobile weekly updates

  • 10/21 – Survival Kit Seasonal Challenge
  • 10/23 – Elite Marksmen Seasonal Challenge
  • 10/23 – 11/01 ~ Pumpkin Confirmed Event & Playlist (MP)
  • 10/23 – 11/01 ~ Halloween Standoff Playlist (MP)
  • 10/23 – 10/29 ~ King’s Quarters Event (MP)
  • 10/23 – 10/29 ~ King 24/7 Playlist (MP)
  • 10/26 – 11/01 ~ Attack of the Undead Playlist (MP)

Halloween twists on classic multiplayer modes in CoD Mobile

Similar to how Modern Warfare has changed up various modes to fit the Halloween festivities, CoD Mobile’s playlists are adapting too. First up is a unique spin on Kill Confirmed. Rather than picking up Dog Tags, players will be dropping Pumpkins all over the map instead.

Adding to the chaos, this playlist will now put 20 players into a lobby in 10v10 action. Not only that but unique rewards will also be on offer. Just for playing this limited-time mode four unique items can be unlocked. There are two weapon skins styled as a Jack O’ Lantern, a Rare sticker, along with a Pumpkin weapon charm.

Kill Confirmed CoD Mobile gameplay
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Kill Confirmed is now Pumpkin Confirmed.

Also making a return this time around is the spooky version of Standoff. The iconic multiplayer map has been given a terrifying makeover and it’ll pop up across almost every competitive playlist throughout the Halloween update.

Last but not least, Attack of the Undead is back for a limited time. You’ll be able to play this survival-based mode in its own exclusive playlist over the next few days. Be the last player left standing against Undead enemies to claim the victory.

New map and weapon in CoD Mobile

Packed into the latest update is a batch of new content outside of the Halloween goodies. You’ll be able to jump into a new yet familiar map while getting your hands on a one-of-a-kind sniper to boot.

Modern Warfare’s popular ‘King’ map has made its way to the mobile experience. The small gunfight map has been translated over for 2v2 and 1v1 action.

There’s a unique 24/7 playlist and even original rewards just for checking out the new stomping grounds as well.

Call of Duty Mobile King's map
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The King’s Quarters event comes with a handful of unique rewards.

After plenty of teasers, the NA-45 explosive sniper rifle is finally arriving in CoD Mobile. “Every other shot you fire triggers explosive damage that can hit multiple players,” the devs confirmed.

In order to keep things balanced, however, each individual shot deals less damage than other snipers. Headshots will still be a one-hit kill though.

Rounding out the patch is a series of balancing updates and bug fixes. The NA-45 has already had its damage scaled back right out of the gate. The DLQ33 will now reload faster and the HG40 has been buffed overall in multiplayer.

The latest update is already available in-game and there’s clearly plenty to look forward to over the coming days. Check out the full list of balance updates below.

Call of Duty: Mobile full October 22 patch notes

Multiplayer

  • NA-45: Damage reduced
  • DLQ33: Reload speed increased
  • HG40: Firing range reduced, damage at medium range reduced, and other adjustments

Battle Royale

  • NA-45: Damage reduced and bullet velocity reduced
  • Purifier: Damage enhanced slightly, players can now cancel Reload animation
  • Tempest: Damage and damage radius enhanced slightly, weapon fire charging time decreased

Attachments

  • Attachments for shotguns
    • Sawed-Off Barrel (-2): Negative effect of reducing firing range has been mitigate
    • Extended Barrel (+2): Active effect of enhancing firing range has been weakened
  • Attachments for the NA-45
    • High Explosive Ammo: The explosion range of the ammo -10%
  • Attachments for the Fennec
    • Extended Mag: clip size extended