The third tournament for Season 2 in Halo Wars 2! $100 and 1000 Meta Plays Ladder Points are up for grabs.
Starting on Saturday, April 23 at 4 PM GMT. Brackets get locked at 3:50 PM GMT.
Please note this is a ONE DAY EVENT. You must complete the tournament in 1 sitting. The event might take 6+ hours. Make sure you have enough time before you sign up.
The total amount of tournament points is subject to change based on sign ups.
@_TheLegend_ is the manager for this tournament. For any questions, concerns or requests, please reach out to him on Discord, or @ him in the comments here (if not urgent).
- 1st place: $40 | 261 Meta Plays Ladder Points | Gold Medal Icon
- 2nd place: $30 | 191 Meta Plays Ladder Points | Silver Medal Icon
- 3rd place: $20 | 141 Meta Plays Ladder Points | Bronze Medal Icon
- 4th place: $10 | 101 Meta Plays Ladder Points | Copper Medal Icon
- 5-6th place: 64 Meta Plays Ladder Points
- 7-8th place: 42 Meta Plays Ladder Points
- 9-12th place: 25 Meta Plays Ladder Points
- First map is picked by the worse seed
- Losing player each game picks next map. Each map may only be played once.
- Valid maps: Ashes, Bedrock, Fissures, Frontier, Mirage, Rift, Vault.
- No repeat leaders in a series. No Voridus.
- Accidental Voridus pick results in loss.
No node strat - do not take nodes without the intent of killing Sentinels.
- Exception: you can draw the Sentinels to attack an enemy minibase or units, and still capture the node.
- Exception: Cannon Fodder can take nodes any way you want.
- 1 hour time limit. Casters must either call the winner, or give both sides 1 point. Replay match if the series ends on tie.
- No cheating or intentional exploiting of any form allowed.
- Games will be hosted by the higher seeded player when staff is not present.
- Casters will host if they are present.
- Participants must be in the Meta Plays Discord. Report match results there, with replays.
Forfeiting/not showing up to any match with prizes and without notice will result in disqualification and you forfeiting the prizes.
- 1 rescheduling opportunity is granted when external conditions force it. There will not be a second rescheduling.
- Forfeiting players that break rules on any of our platforms, or do so out of malicious intent will be banned from the next event.
- Repeat offenders will receive a ban from the entire season. There will not be a fourth chance after the season-long ban expires.
Penalties for not showing up:
- Timer starts when 1 player is ready and neither player is currently playing a match.
Late by over 10 minutes: opponent gains 1 match win.
- This is the wait time BEFORE a series begins.
- BETWEEN games in a series, the lateness limit is 5 minutes.
- Late by additional 5 minutes: opponent gains 1 match win for each 5 min.
- Once a player wins via lateness penalties, the late player is disqualified.
No harassment or discrimination of players/viewers/staff on any of our platforms.
- You will be disqualified, forfeit of prizes in this event, and be permanently banned from all event participation.
- Win trading will result in forfeit. Do your best to win. You may resign if you are clearly losing.
- Do not sign up with smurfs. Match all account usernames. We will remove suspicious sign-ups.
- In the event of player lag disputes, players must submit speedtest results. The event manager will make a judgement call.
- No account sharing. You will be disqualified, forfeit of prizes in this event, and be permanently banned from all event participation.
- You will be paid approximately 2-5 work days after the event.
Please reach out to @Nakamurawith your payment information after the event.
- If you do not provide payment information despite requests within 60 days after the event, you forfeit the prize money.
- We can pay out via bank transfers or Paypal. We do not pay out via other methods.
- We do not pay extra to cover transfer fees.
This tournament takes place during a war period between Russia and Ukraine.
- In light of NATO sanctions against Russia, we will not be paying out prizes to Russian competitors.
- Affected prizes will be paid to a selected charity chosen by our staff.
LIVE STREAMING & VIDEOS
- You may stream your own matches, but a minimum of 60s delay is required.
- Third party casters may stream matches that aren't marked to be covered by Meta Plays. Please contact @_TheLegend_ for approval. 60s delay is required.
- Third party cast videos may be uploaded 1 day after Meta Plays uploads. Please contact @_TheLegend_ for approval.
- If you are casting our event, please consider giving us a shout-out, and sharing the next tournament with your community.