The CDL has confirmed its plans for teams to return to LAN at ‘select’ events throughout the seasons. This comes a day after orgs like Atlanta FaZe, OpTic Chicago, and more teased a return to LAN.
- CDL and its teams are planning for LAN events soon.
- The league has been online-only since March 12, 2020.
- CDL pros and fans have had issues with online since the switch.
CDL returning to LAN!
Multiple Call of Duty League teams are teasing a return to offline (LAN) events soon, with orgs like OpTic, FaZe, Toronto Ultra, among others, signaling the change.
— Atlanta FaZe (@ATLFaZe) April 13, 2021
The league has been playing completely online due to the global health situation since March 12, 2020.
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Since then, teams have been relegated to organizing events and competing online, with multiple player complaints of competitive integrity voiced along the way.
Update April 14
The CDL have announced they plan for teams to be “on stage together again,” with an eventual return to in-person venues.
— Call of Duty League (@CODLeague) April 14, 2021
No timetable has been given, but the league plans to “return to LAN play at select events later this season.” The CDL expects to release more information soon.
This is big news for Call of Duty League fans looking forward to teams competing at the highest level.