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Call of Duty League: New Points Structure Revealed

Call of Duty League: New Points Structure Revealed

In this article, find out everything you need to know about the brand-new points system that has been introduced for the inaugural season of the Call of Duty League.

Call of Duty League: New Points Structure Revealed

Activision Blizzard has announced a brand-new points system that will determine the 2020 regular season standings in the Call of Duty League (CDL)

The points system comes into force at the Launch Weekend event, taking place from January 24th-26th where all 12 franchise teams will be competing for the first time this season.

At the Launch Weekend, 10 CDL Points will be awarded to the winning team of each match.

Point Breakdown

Starting at the London Home Series on February 8th, the eight teams that are attending will be split into two groups of four.

The four teams that manage to secure two wins in their respective pools will advance to a single-elimination bracket where they will do battle for the chance to be crowned Home Series champion. Below is how the points will be awarded at each Home Series event:

  • 1st - 50 Points + 10 bonus points for winning the event.
  • 2nd - 30 Points
  • 3rd/4th - 20 Points
  • 5th/6th - 10 Points
  • 7th/8th - 0 Points

The points earned during the regular season will decide the eight teams that will qualify for the playoffs. The top eight teams will advance to the playoffs.

The Wildcards

Along with the eight teams that secured their places in the playoffs, there will be four wildcard spots that will determine the final two teams taking part in the playoffs. The four wildcard teams will compete in a single-elimination bracket, with the two winning teams advancing to the double-elimination playoff bracket, where they will take on the third and fourth seeds respectively.

The top two seeds will get first-round byes when the double-elimination bracket starts. The final two teams will do battle to be crowned the first CDL champions.

Jonno Nicholson
Jonno Nicholson

Head of Call of Duty & FIFA portals at Millenium US. Call of Duty esports extraordinaire.

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