This Week in Call of Duty (08/06)
As we start the week, let’s take a look at some scheduled tournaments, and things to look out for in Call of Duty this week
Tuesday – NICKMERCS’ MFAM Gauntlet Qualifier
NICKMERCS’ MFAM Gauntlet Week 1 qualifier kicks off on Tuesday! Here teams of 4 will drop into Verdansk battling it out for their share of $5,000 and a place in the June Main Event. Squads battle it out over a 4 hour time period to gain the most points in a set number of games. The top three come away with prize money and the winning team gets a spot in the Main Event.
The scoring is based on kills and placement, you can find more on that here. Back-to-back Main Event winners, SuperEvan, Frozone, Amps and Faltnets have scored 524 as their maximum. This has seen them beat players such as Vikkstar123, Clayster and Aydan. The qualifier will start at 3PM EST and will be be streamed on Nick’s own Twitch channel where you can keep up with the action.
Wednesday – Warzone Wednesday
After three weeks, we should finally get to see week 9 of Warzone Wednesday! The weekly tournament series run by YouTuber Keemstar has been put on hold for the last three weeks due to various issues. However, it is set to return this week.
Warzone Wednesday sees 16 teams of two join together as a squad. From here they play 2 games of Warzone. The team with the highest overall kills moves on. After this, the 8 winning teams carry on this format in a double elimination bracket. Where the winning team takes home $20,000.
Warzone Wednesday starts at 4pm EST and is streamed on their official Twitch Channel. But your favourite competitor will stream their POV too. Can Vikkstar123 & WarsZ win their fourth in a row? We’ll have to wait until Wednesday to find out!
Friday to Sunday – CDL Minnesota
Call of Duty League Minnesota kicks off on Friday after being postponed by a week. This tournament will be exceptional to watch as the top 5 teams in the CDL standings are all in attendance. Atlanta FaZe, Dallas Empire, Chicago Huntsmen, Minnesota Rokkr and Florida Mutineers. Along with these teams, Toronto Ultra, Los Angeles Guerrillas and Seattle Surge will all be there too.
Teams such as Toronto and LA Guerrillas have improved drastically while Seattle have recently made a roster change. This weekend should be extremely competitive and we could see some upsets. Here’s 4 players you should look out for this weekend. SickOdds will be releasing daily previews for the CDL so keep your eyes peeled for when they go live!
Throughout the Week
During the week there are many other things to look out for in the world of Call of Duty. The Chicago Huntsmen are always streaming their Scrims against other CDL teams. You can watch these on the players’ Twitch channels. This allows you to see how the CDL teams are playing even before the event starts. Giving you a head start when it comes to betting on the Call of Duty League this weekend.
Additionally, Season 4 of Modern Warfare and Warzone is rumoured to be releasing on Tuesday/Wednesday depending on time zone. This brings new operators, guns and maps to the game. While the creaking at the Dam is only getting louder, so keep an eye on that too.