Halo 4 Global Championship Finals Commence at PAX Prime


Spartans, get ready to tune in for the year’s biggest live “Halo” competition. The “Halo 4” Global Championship kicked off at the Rooster Teeth Expo, and then invaded gamescom last week. Featuring battles from the best-selling “Halo” game ever, the “Halo 4” Global Championship Finals Weekend kicks off at PAX Prime in Seattle, Washington, promising heart-pounding competition among the world’s most formidable “Halo” players. You can stream the whole thing right here!

With a $200,000 grand prize on the line, Microsoft is hosting the Finals at Benaroya Hall, Aug. 30 through Sept. 1 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. P.T. Friday and Saturday, with a Live Stream from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. P. T. on Sunday. Hosted by Major Nelson and former G4TV hosts Blair Herter and Jessica Chobot, the event will feature musical performances by rappers MegaRan and K-Murdock, and a Cortana tribute by singer/songwriter Malukah. There are three ways to watch the weekend-long tournament festivities:

· Xbox Live Dash. The Halo 4 Global Championship Finals will be streamed live on Sept. 1 at 4 p.m. Pacific Time on Xbox Live and HaloWaypoint.com. In addition, viewers will get a first look at Xbox One exclusive launch titles, new announcements, and original content throughout the stream.

· Live Competition at PAX. Come see the action live and watch the competition at Benaroya Hall from Aug. 30 – Sept. 1. The first 1,000 PAX badge holders will receive a complimentary swag bag that can be picked up after the tournament ends for the day, and everyone who attends in person will have a shot at winning an Xbox One or Special “Halo” Edition Surface Pro!

· Twitch TV. Tune in via the 343 Industries Twitch TV Stream through the video link below as the top “Halo 4” players from around the globe battle it out from 11:30am to 6pm on Friday, and 11:30am to 4pm on Saturday.

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