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Call of Duty • May 01, 2018

Twitter To Stream Championship Sunday Games and Highlights of Upcoming CoD World League Tournaments

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Twitter To Stream Championship Sunday Games and Highlights of Upcoming CoD World League Tournaments

Twitter has announced that Call of Duty publishing company Activision will be streaming the game on the popular social media platform.

Championship Sunday matches of upcoming Call of Duty World League tournaments will be streamed, as well as highlights from the events' other matches.

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This comes as part of a larger announcement Twitter made at its 2018 Digital Content NewFronts event on April 30th in New York City.

The company announced 30 new or renewed content deals with the likes of NBCUniversal and Disney/ESPN to provide premium, live-streamed content to users.

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This content is set to include entertainment and lifestyle, news, women's voices, sports, and gaming, of which the planned Call of Duty content is a huge part of.

The CWL events that will be part of this streaming plan are CWL Anaheim Open (June 15-17), CWL Pro League – Stage 2 Playoffs (July 27-29), and the 2018 CWL Championship (Aug. 15-19).

The 2018 CWL Competitive season, with CWL Birmingham, Seattle, and Anaheim being the three Open events that were later announced.

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These events will feature a collective prize pool of $2.2 million, with Champs having a $1.5 million prize pool just on its own.

Twitch and MLG.tv will continue streaming these tournaments as they have done in the past, but now the games from the third and final day of each event will also be available live on Twitter.

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