The next Call of Duty World League season could see 100 Thieves storm in as a new force to be reckoned with.
CEO and founder Matt ‘Nadeshot’ Haag has expressed his desire for the org to feature a standout team during the Black Ops 4 season, even going as far to say that the team could “take over” the competitive scene.
However, live on his stream on August 1, he shut down those rumors when addressing a question posed by one of his viewers.
“Listen, I have no idea who’s going to join 100 Thieves. I see all these speculative Tweets and posts on Reddit. I’m just going to shut it down right now. […] Guys, I haven’t engaged with any players on any team about Black Ops 4 100 Thieves.”
Despite these comments, Nadeshot did make it clear that he has high aspirations for 100 Thieves for the upcoming season, and he knows which players would help the org achieve its goals.
“I have been thinking about it. I have some players in mind that I think are absolutely necessary for my plan to have 100 Thieves to sort of take over, or at least be a top two team right off the rip. I’m pretty confident in my ability to go out and get players this offseason. I think a lot of players respect 100 Thieves, which I can really appreciate. […] There’s some players that I want on my team man.”
The recruitment for the 100 Thieves CoD team will definitely be one of the major storylines to follow in what should be a busy and exciting offseason.
The org will hope to emulate the success they achieved in League of Legends, when they broke in as the top team in the Spring Split of the NA League Championship Series earlier in 2018.
Returning for his final event of the Call of Duty League offseason, Team Summertime’s Davis ‘Hitch’ Edwards is hosting an enormous Black Ops 2 Invitational featuring former champions and popular content creators.
Throwback tournaments have been all the rage throughout the 2020 offseason and no one has been leading the charge quite like Hitch. Outside of hosting Warzone comps, his unique tournaments have spanned from Modern Warfare 2 to Black Ops 4. This time, his sights are set on 2012’s Black Ops 2.
Despite hackers ruining an early test for this particular event, the kinks have all seemingly been worked out. From former championship-winning teams to some of the biggest content creators, Hitch’s final event is set to be the biggest yet.
From how you can tune in, to every player joining the all-star Call of Duty event, we’ve got you covered. Here’s everything there is to know about the Black Ops 2 Invitational.
How to watch the Black Ops 2 Invitational
The final event of the offseason is set to kick off on Wednesday, October 28. Opening matchups went live at 3PM EST (12PM PT) and the broadcast will likely run for most of the day.
As per usual, it’s all expected to be featured on Hitch’s own Twitch stream which we’ve embedded below. A majority of the players and creators will likely be sharing their own perspectives throughout the event as well.
Black Ops 2 Invitational teams & bracket
Some squads feature some of the most successful Call of Duty veterans while others consist of popular streamers. Regardless, every team is stacked with FPS talent so expect some close matchups.
Standing out among the eight rosters is a true throwback. The 2014 world championship team of Crimsix, Karma, TeePee, and ACHES, will be reuniting. Formerly representing Complexity and then Evil Geniuses, these four players haven’t been on the same team since 2014.