In a huge step for pro gaming, the Cyberathlete Professional League has announced today they will be giving away $1 million in total prize money for an open Halo 3 competition at the Extreme Winter Championships taking place Tuesday, Dec. 18 to Saturday, Dec. 22 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Dallas, Texas.
CPL founder Angel Munoz gave GGL all the details on this monumental tournament for the year's hottest-selling game, the Xbox 360's Halo 3. Here is official word from the CPL regarding the announcement and how anyone can take part:
­The Cyberathlete Professional League¬® (CPL¬®) announces that it will host a $1,000,000 "Halo¬® 3″ Xbox 360™ competition at the Extreme Winter Championships taking place Tuesday, December 18 to Saturday, December 22, 2007 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Dallas, Texas.
The winner of the $1,000,000 "Halo 3″ Xbox 360 competition will receive a $250,000 instant cash payout at the CPL Winter event. Other prizes will be paid to at least 64 places. The competition is open to gamers worldwide and does not require pre-qualification or previous tournament experience.
The online registration will open Tuesday, October 30th. More information will be available on Monday, October 29th at Halo3Competition.com
For information on travel and hotel accommodations visit the Extreme Winter Championships website located at TheCPL.com/winter/