ALIVE GAME! ESL Adds Starcraft II to Pro Tour Circuit with $1.8 million in Prize Money
To much elation from esports fans worldwide Tuesday as ESL and Dreamhack announced a three-year deal with Activision Blizzard Esports to bring two new titles to the ESL Pro Tour format – Starcraft II and the upcoming Warcraft 3: Reforged.
The Pro Tour will replace the now retired Starcraft II World Championship Series (WCS), which launched in 2012. For Starcraft 2, ESL has promised tournaments “on a minimum of four different continents” and revealed the World Championship – which was customarily held at Blizzcon in the WCS – will instead take place at the Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2021.
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