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Symfuhny’s team wins $150K Twitch Rivals Warzone: final placements

Published: 14/Aug/2020 1:40 Updated: 14/Aug/2020 1:45

by Albert Petrosyan

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Twitch Rivals hosted a massive Call of Duty: Warzone tournament to celebrate the recent launch of Modern Warfare Season 5, and we’ve got everything you need to catch up on all of the action.

There’s no denying that Warzone has been one of the most popular games since its launch back in May, so much so that it’s also become a fan-favorite for competitive events as well.

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Following Toronto Ultra’s own $100,000 tournament the week prior, Twitch Rivals organized an even bigger competition spanning both the North American and European regions.

Twitch Rivals Warzone NA Recap

While a majority of Warzone tournaments pit teams against each other in rapid kill races, the latest Twitch Rivals event mixed things up. Rather than two duos loading into a match together and chasing kills, this event saw teams of three pushing for points at all costs. Eliminations award points but the absolute best way to bump your score was to survive through until the end of a match.

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Winning a match worked out as the equivalent of 25 eliminations, for instance. As a result, teams were playing a little more passive and choosing which gunfights to take. As only the top three games counted, teams were giving it their all throughout the first two and a half hours. Ultimately, it was a few familiar faces that made it through to the final portion of the NA event, however.

Read More: How to find new Gas Mask secretly added to Warzone in Season 5

75 points was the absolute worst scoreline across the finals. Meaning that the weakest performance still saw a trio closing out a win along with 50 combined kills to boot. Things were neck and neck throughout the finals and two of the four teams even tied in terms of points. Team Aydan and Team Metaphor both finished at 358 points, though Aydan’s squad was locked into the second place due to the total kill difference.

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Ultimately, it was Team Symfuhny that closed out the win with the best performance throughout the event. Not only that, but they also secured prize bonuses for the most kills in a single game at 77, along with the most damage done at 113k.

Twitch Rivals Warzone NA Final Placements (Top 8)

Place Team $ Prize Money
1st Team Symfuhny $9,000
2nd Team Aydan $6,000
3rd Team Metaphor $4,200
4th Team Tommey $3,600
Top 6 Team Skaates $3,000
Top 6 Team JaredFPS $2,700
Top 8 Team Karma $2,400
Top 8 Team Teepee $2,100

When was the Twitch Rivals Warzone NA finals?

With the European half of the event wrapped up, attention flipped to the North American finals, which took place on Thursday, August 13, having kicked off at 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET. The event was streamed live on the official Twitch Rivals channel, which we’ve included here for your convenience.

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Players & teams

As with every big Warzone tourney nowadays, this one was a star-studded event that featured some of the biggest names in gaming content creation, including NICKMERCS, TimTheTatman, Tfue, TeeP, Cloakzy, HusKerrs, and more.

  • NICKMERCS, Swagg, Biffle
  • TimTheTatman, Rated, TheDezmond
  • Tfue, 2Pac, Destroy
  • SuperEvan, Frozone, Booya
  • HusKerrs, Symfuhny, cloakzy
  • Thumbless Cudi, Thumbless Jaydar, Braalik
  • lfdeez, dreamcrazzy, Matty_ReRe
  • MerK, TeeP, DougisRaw
  • IceManIsaac, AverageJoeWo, exzachtt
  • Neso, Trainwrecks, Royalize
  • Bronana, Pineqples, austinFBZ
  • Yungstaz, MuTeX, Aydan
  • aHTracT, JaredFPS, Colorss95
  • chun, chocoTaco, Pieman
  • Bartonologist, RussDaddy, BryanTheJet
  • Censor, Dashy, BobbyPoffGaming
  • Tommey, Almxnd, newbz
  • Braxtvn, ProblemWright, Lamxnte
  • Tourva, Redman_Lyons, Ranksss

Live leaderboard

The official leaderboard for today’s tournament was updated live on another Twitch Rivals channel, which we’ve also included below.

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Format & rules

This Twitch Rivals Warzone event was a Trios tournament split into two parts. The first was a two hour and 30 minute timed portion during which teams tried to get as many high-scoring games as they could, with only the top three matches counting towards their overall score.

After this phase was over, the top four scoring teams then advanced to the finals, which followed the same concept except it was only 45 minutes, with those points being added to the teams’ scores from the first half.

Here was the scoring structure used today:

  • Victory: 25 Points (+5)
  • Reach Top 2: 20 Points (+5)
  • Reach Top 3: 15 Points (+5)
  • Reach Top 4: 10 Points (+3)
  • Reach Top 7: 7 Points (+3)
  • Reach Top 10: 4 Points (+2)
  • Reach Top 15: 2 Points (+1)
  • Reach Top 20: 1 Point (+1)
  • Each Elimination = +1 Point

If there were any ties in the leaderboard, the following tiebreaker system was used:

  • Total Victories in Time Limit
  • Total Kills in Time Limit
  • Avg. Placement in All Games
  • Total Points Scored in All Games
ActivisionThe August 13 Twitch Rivals Warzone tourney was the second major one since the launch of Season 5.

Prize breakdown

The $150,000 overall prize pool was split in half for the two regions, with NA and EU getting $75,000 each. In addition, there were some incentive-based bonuses as well, such as most kills in a game, most damage, and more.

Main Event Paytable

  • 1st: $9,000
  • 2nd: $6,000
  • 3rd: $4,200
  • 4th: $3,600
  • 5th: $3,000
  • 6th: $2,700
  • 7th: $2,400
  • 8th: $2,100
  • 9th: $1,800
  • 10th: $1,500
  • 11-15th: $1,200
  • 16-20th: $1,050
  • 21-25th: $900
  • 26-30th: $750

Main Event Bonus #1 – Most Kills in One Game (Team)

  • 1st: $1,200
  • 2nd: $900
  • 3rd: $600

Main Event Bonus #2 – Most Wins in All Games (Team)

  • 1st: $1,200
  • 2nd: $900
  • 3rd: $600

Main Event Bonus #3 – Most Damage in All Games (Team)

  • 1st: $1,200
  • 2nd: $900
  • 3rd: $600

Main Event Bonus #4 – Most Kills by One Player in All Games (Solo)

  • 1st: $1,500
  • 2nd: $1,000
  • 3rd: $650

European Twitch Rivals Warzone placements

As mentioned above, the EU half of this competition already took place on August 12, with Team Makatao coming in first place. Here are the full final placements:

Both NA and EU have now come to a close with CHANGE and Team Makatao winning respectively.

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Call of Duty Mobile adds Blackout map Alcatraz to battle royale mode

Published: 15/Oct/2020 5:33 Updated: 15/Oct/2020 5:52

by Brad Norton

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Call of Duty Mobile’s Anniversary update is in full effect to celebrate the launch of Season 11 and a few big surprises are on the way, including a limited time second map for the battle royale mode.

It’s the one year anniversary of CoD Mobile and the developers are celebrating in a big way. The full Season 11 patch notes outlined a bunch of new content on the horizon. From new rewards and weapons to a full Battle Pass and plenty more, there’s a ton to play for amidst the festivities.

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However, there’s also plenty more excitement set to carry the hype through the entire season. Chief among the additions is a special, limited-time map coming just for the battle royale playlist. If you’re a long-time Call of Duty player, you’ll know the location all too well.

Blackout’s Alcatraz map will be available to play alongside the standard Isolated battle royale map you know already. 

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Blackout map
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Blackout’s Alcatraz map is making a return for a limited time in CoD Mobile.

“For our Anniversary Season we’re adding a limited time second map with Alcatraz,” the developers revealed on October 14. This location hasn’t been seen in Call of Duty since Black Ops 4’s take on the battle royale genre with Blackout.

If you weren’t around for its original run, Blackout is a considerably smaller map than what you might be used to in CoD Mobile. “Keep your head on a swivel and take advantage of the map’s verticality,” they advised. “Get up high and rain destruction on your enemies below.”

Similar to Warzone for PC and console players, plenty of vehicles were scattered around the original Blackout map. Expect to see some of those make a return, though every other gameplay element will play exactly the same as you’re used to.

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It’s worth noting, however, that this map won’t be a permanent addition to the mobile experience. Alcatraz is included for the Anniversary celebration before it disappears again. Though given how much effort would have been required to port the map to CoD Mobile, it’s likely not the last time we see it.

CoD Mobile Alcatraz
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Keep on high alert at all times as Alcatraz is a much smaller battle royale map than Isolation.

Expect to see plenty of surprises in the battle royale playlist throughout the next month. From new weapons to mods and a ton of balance updates, it’s easily one of the biggest patches to date.

Get caught up to speed before dropping in with a full rundown on the Season 11 patch notes here.

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