In March 2019, Xbox and Turner Broadcasting announced that ELEAGUE, the premium esports content and live event brand from Turner and IMG, would produce the ELEAGUE Gears Summer Series– a six-part linear series and live tournament partnership.
Starting Saturday, July 13th, the best Gears of War players from around the world will compete on Gears 5 at Turner Broadcasting’s elite ELEAGUE studio in Atlanta, Georgia.
The event will be broadcasted on beginning at 10am PT/12pm ET Saturday, July 13th and Sunday July 14th, kicking off with an exciting announcement on the future of Gears Esports.
Throughout the weekend, eight professional teams will play in the single elimination tournament, with each match consisting of a best-of-three map competition. The Grand Final will be played as a best-of-five map showdown.