World Series of Warzone 2023: Schedule, how to watch, format, & more

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The next World Series of Warzone has officially started, with the best competitors in Warzone 2 and all across Al Mazrah getting set to take to battle and etch their names in the Call of Duty esports history books.

The World Series of Warzone has been an annual event since it first launched in 2021, with hundreds of players across North America and Europe battling through qualifiers to take on the best in their region in the main event.

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In the past, we’ve seen duos and trios matches as well as the highly-anticipated SoloYolo $100k tournament, most notably won by retired CDL pro Seth ‘Scump’ Abner in 2021.

Now, the series is back, after the last WSOW tournaments took place in September 2022.

World Series of Warzone 2023 schedule

Here are the official dates for the World Series of Warzone.

  • NA Qualifiers: May 31, 10 AM PT
  • NA Regional Finals: June 7, 10 AM PT
  • EU Qualifiers: June 1, 10 AM PT
  • EU Regional Finals: June 8, 10 AM PT

How to watch the 2023 World Series of Warzone

The NA and EU Regional Finals in the World Series of Warzone will be streamed live on the official Call of Duty Twitch channel.

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As for the Qualifiers matches, fans will have to tune in to individual competitors on YouTube and Twitch to watch from their perspective.

World Series of Warzone 2023 format

Stage 1 started on April 28, bringing together the best Trios on Al Mazrah, each looking to take home the lion’s share of the $1.2 million prize pool.

Teams first went through an in-game open. The top 50 trios in each region advanced to the WSOW Stage 1 Qualifiers and 25 move on from there to the Regional Finals, along with 25 other teams invited by Activision.

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World Series of Warzone 2023 format.Activision
The World Series of Warzone 2023 format.

The top 25 teams from the Stage 1 Regional Finals automatically qualify for the Regional Finals, while the bottom 25 will need to go through the Stage 2 Qualifiers.

20 NA Trios, 20 EU Trios, and teams from other nations will eventually compete in the Global Final in September for a $600,000 total prize.