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Halo 3 Settings Update

Official HCS For the HCS Invitational at SXSW, we’re planning to make some minor changes but we’re looking for your help in collecting data and providing feedback. With Oddball on Guardian and King of the Hill on Construct, we’ve been noticing many “dead man walking” scenarios where, at the end of the game, one team is so far ahead that...

Halo: Outpost Discovery, A Touring Fan Experience for All Ages

With so many ways to experience the Halo franchise – from the multitude of games to the dozens of novels, live-action and animated films, comics and more, Herschend Live announced that it partnered with 343 Industries to give fans a brand-new way to experience and immerse themselves in this beloved universe with Halo: Outpost Discovery. Halo: Outpost Discovery is an innovative,...

HCS Invitational at SXSW

By Official HCS Let the Halo 3 good times roll on! Last week, the first HCS Grassroots-sponsored event – the Halo Classic by UGC, took place and we saw the community come out en masse to support Halo esports. We watched a giant open bracket whittle down to just a handful of teams as the competition grew fiercer with every...

Halo Championship Series 2019 Announcements

By Official HCS In November, we kicked off the HCS Grassroots program and the response from the community thus far has been immense. Almost 500 applications (and counting) are currently being reviewed for content creators and tournament organizers alike. Additionally, the first HCS Grassroots-supported event, the Halo Classic by UGC, is shaping up to be the biggest Halo event in...

HCS Finals 2018 Preview

Halo Championship Series A little over three years ago, Halo 5: Guardians launched worldwide. Over that time, the game has evolved in surprising ways, and provided competitive Halo fans with an incredible wealth of storylines, whether controversial or comical, incredible or unforgettable. It was never going to be easy to live up to the legendary lineage of competition established throughout...

HaloWC 2018 Finals Recap

By Official HCS The Halo World Championship 2018 Finals marked an undeniable milestone in the annuls of Halo esports. Several elements came together to culminate in an unforgettable experience for everyone involved. A marvelous host city. A fantastic venue. A brilliant partnership. A legendary legacy. A collection of the best players and teams in the world. A hall filled with...

HaloWC 2018 Finals Sunday Recap

HaloWC Congratualtions to Splyce your 2018 Halo World Champions! The Halo World Championship 2018 Finals are in the book! After an incredible weekend of incredible Halo esports action that saw the sixteen best teams from around the globe battle it out, the all-conquering quartet of Shotzzy, Renegade, Eco, and StelluR take home the title after a dominating sweep of the...

HaloWC 2018 Finals Preview

Official HCS Final Boss. Instinct. StK. Names etched in the minds of Halo esports fans as dominant forces, title winners, and legends. These squads were helmed by heroes and inspired a generation of Spartans eager to go from couch to Coliseum. Big names are forged on big stages, and in the world of competitive Halo, there are none bigger than...

HaloWC 2018 Columbus Finals Recap

By Official HCS The HaloWC 2018 Columbus Finals not only featured a ridiculous slate of top North American esports talent, but also represented a preview of the incredible action awaiting Halo fans at the big dance next month. The intimate MLG Arena played host to a raucous crowd that was treated to intense action match after match, and viewers online...

HaloWC 2018 Columbus Finals Preview

Official HCS With the rest of the world’s regional finals all in the books, eyes turn back towards North America where the final pieces to the puzzle will fall into place. Just nine spots remain for this year’s Halo World Championship, and they’ll all be claimed this weekend, March 23-25 at the HaloWC 2018 Columbus Finals in the MLG Arena....

HaloWC 2018 Mexico City Finals Recap

By Official HCS Open to teams in Mexico and South America, the HaloWC 2018 Mexico City Finals was a showcase not only of top-level Halo talent in the LATAM region, but also of the brilliant and passionate excitement these fans have for the Halo franchise itself. The turnout at the event certainly reflected these notions, with an outstanding increase in...

HaloWC Mexico City Finals Preview

Official HCS After stellar stops in Orlando, London, and Sydney, the Halo World Championship tour heads to the home of one of Halo’s most passionate fanbases – Mexico City. The region’s best teams and players will descend upon the Corona Forum with only the last squad standing punching their ticket to the HaloWC Finals in Seattle on April 13-15. After...

HaloWC 2018 Sydney Finals Recap

Official HCS Open to teams in Australia and New Zealand, the HaloWC 2018 Sydney Finals featured a fantastic display of top Halo talent from the best teams in the region, all hoping to battle their way to a spot into the final two to earn a trip to Seattle. The event showcased outstanding team and individual performances alike, and proved...

HaloWC 2018 Columbus Finals Viewing Party

HCS With North American rosters now locked and ready, the HaloWC 2018 Columbus Finals are right around the corner. On March 23-25, sixteen teams will clash for the nine allotted regional spots available for the Halo World Championship Finals later this April. On Friday, March 23, entrance to the MLG Arena will be limited to team and competitors as the...

HaloWC Sydney Finals Preview

HCS The Halo World Championship train rolls on as the title tour heads down under to the shores of Australia. The HaloWC 2018 Sydney Finals will showcase the best Halo talent in the Australia-New Zealand region, with the top two squads punching their proverbial ticket for Seattle and the HaloWC Finals to fight for a million-dollar prize pool. EVENT DETAILS...