Major League Gaming, via their website, has announced the first details for their MLG 2011 Pro Circuit. The circuit will feature six tournament stops with three gaming titles, however there will be no World of Warcraft for this season. The 8th Pro Circuit season will feature over $1 million in cash and prizes, one of the largest overall pots in gaming history.
MLG has also announced that they will be adding Call of Duty: Black Ops to the game list. MLG had the following to say about the addition:
We’re still hard at work on the final details regarding Call of Duty®: Black Ops in 2011, and we’ll soon be ready to announce more information, including specifics about the available prizes.
Today, we proudly bring you the location and dates of the first two Live Competitions. We kick off the season in Dallas, TX on the weekend of April 1-3. From there, the Pro Circuit will head to Columbus, OH on June 3-5. Columbus and Dallas have proven to be popular mainstays on the Pro Circuit, and we’re thrilled to return in 2011.
Online registration for all MLG Dallas titles will open on Tuesday, March 1 at 7pm ET. The Halo: Reach tournament will feature 208 teams, while the StarCraft 2 tournament will see 272 players square off. Come compete alongside the best players the world has to offer in some of the most massive brackets in gaming history. More details on registration, including pass prices and the bracket size for Call of Duty®: Black Ops will be announced soon.
For the official prize list and more details about the 2011 season, click here.