The opening tournament for Season 1 in Halo Wars 2! $300 and 4500 Meta Plays Ladder Points are up for grabs in this open, Single Elimination event.
Starting on Saturday, June 12 at 3 PM GMT. Please note this is a ONE DAY EVENT. You must complete the tournament in 1 sitting.
Please note the total amount of tournament points is subject to change based on sign ups.
@Olvadiis 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: $125, 1184 Meta Plays Ladder Points, custom gold medal icon
- 2nd place: $80, 869 Meta Plays Ladder Points, custom silver medal icon
- 3rd place: $60, 644 Meta Plays Ladder Points, custom bronze medal icon
- 4th place: $35, 464 Meta Plays Ladder Points, custom copper medal icon
- 5-8th place: 178 Meta Plays Ladder Points
- 9-16th place: 80 Meta Plays Ladder Points
- First map per round is defined in the bracket.
- 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 repeated leader/Voridus pick results in loss.
- No node strat.
- 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 match links.
Forfeiting/not showing up to any match with prizes will result in disqualification and you not receiving any of the prizes.
- A forfeit that has a component of other rule breaking on any of our platforms, or malicious intent results in a ban from the next event.
- Not showing up = late by over 15 minutes.
- Harassment of players, chatters, managers or casters is grounds for banning. Keep your chats clean - no racism, sexism or any other type of discrimination. This extends to player interviews. The penalty for breaking this rule is a permanent ban from all of Meta Plays' future tournaments, including a disqualification in this one, as well as a forfeit of prizes.
- Obvious smurfs will be kicked from the tournament without notice. Do not sign up with smurfs. Use your main accounts and match the usernames here. If your account can't be found, your sign up will be void and removed.
- For playing on someone else's account as an act of impersonation or circumventing a ban, both the player and the owner of the misused account receive a disqualification in this event, including a forfeit on any prizes, and a permanent ban from all of Meta Plays' future tournaments.
- You may stream your own matches, but a minimum of 2 minutes of delay is required. Streaming without delay results in a forfeit.
- Third party casters may stream matches that aren't marked to be covered by Meta Plays. Please contact our manager for this event for approval. 2 minute delay is required.
- You will be paid approximately 2-5 work days after the event.
- Please reach out to @Nakamurawith your payment information after the event.
- We recommend bank payments as there are likely fewer fees.
- Paypal is a valid alternative that we support.
- We do not pay out via other methods.