Gears of War esports returns bigger than ever before with the announcement of a massive prize pool, more sanctioned events and support for the community. The announcement also revealed a local open LAN event taking place in Sydney, Australia.

Hosted by ESL Australia, the Sydney open LAN will feature a $10,000 AUD prize pool with the winning team securing flights to the MLG Fall/Winter 2017 Major. The Gears Esports sanctioned event will take place on November 25-26, 2017.

Gears Esports Pro Circuit Season 2 has an expected $2 million dollars in total prize pool money thanks to the crowdfunding through the Esports Supporter Packs available in-game. The announcement also revealed that more community and regional events are expected to be announced through to December 2018.

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