Oceania enters the Battlefield

22.05.2014
ESL Oceania and DICE are proud to announce the Battlefield 4™ ESL One Oceanic qualifiers. This will see regional teams from Australia and New Zealand compete for a spot at the ESL One Season 3 finals in Cologne, Germany in August 2014, to win their share of 30,000 Euro.

Regionally, the teams entering will compete in a multi-stage tournament, where the top four finishing teams will win a share of a $6,000 AUD local prize pool. The first place overall team winners will then fly to represent the Oceanic region at the ESL One Season 3 finals in Germany.

 

The Oceanic Season will open up with a qualifying stage where teams will battle it out for a spot in the top 12, making up a group stage via four qualifying cups. The top placing three teams from each cup will meet in a group stage event.

 

The group stage will consist of two groups of six teams, who will play over a five week period, with the top four teams from each group progressing to the playoffs. The eight teams that progress to the playoffs will be automatically invited to the next season’s group stage.

 

Watch the Battlefield live

Each week ESLTV Oceania will be bringing gamers the action live via their live broadcast service. Every group stage match will be broadcasted live on regularly scheduled evenings. Make sure to follow the official ESL Battlefield 4 Twitch channel.

 

Oceanic League structure
The Battlefield 4 ESL One Oceanic qualifiers will be an online event and consist of a qualifying cup stage, followed by the group stage and playoffs from June to July. The first place winning team from the playoffs will be flown to the ESL One Season 3 finals in Germany.

 

Schedule

  • June 1st, June 8th, June 15th and June 22nd

Qualifying Cups - The top three placing teams will earn a spot in the group stage for the Oceanic qualifiers.

 

  • June 24th – July 13th

Group Stage - Two groups of six teams will battle it out for a spot in the playoffs.

 

  • July 18th – July 20th

Oceanic Playoffs - The top four teams from each group will enter the playoffs for a spot overseas and a share in the $6,000 AUD local prize pool. The top team overall will also be crowned the first ever Battlefield 4 Oceanic champion.

 

Register your team for the qualifiers
Register your team for the Oceanic qualifiers by visiting the ESL Oceanic qualifiers landing page. Registrations will remain open for each of the qualifying cups. All teams that register their interest will be emailed a player/team information pack with all details on the qualifying cups, group stage and playoffs.

 

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