Minnesota RØKKR won’t host a Main throughout 2023 Name of Responsibility League season
The Minnesota RØKKR won’t host a Main in the course of the upcoming Trendy Warfare 2 Name of Responsibility League season, the group introduced at the moment. However the franchise hopes to ask followers to observe on-line qualifier matches.
The Minnesota Main was the second official event of the Vanguard season within the third yr of the Name of Responsibility League. Hosted in a on line casino, the occasion had a event for Challengers gamers to compete in and an unforgettable customized trophy of a Viking protect. Whereas the occasion was an enormous success, RØKKR COO Brett Diamond confirmed at the moment that the group gained’t be internet hosting one other Main for the upcoming season.
“We won’t be internet hosting a serious this season, however we actually need to discover conditions the place we will herald a few groups and have a stay occasion with a smaller crowd than a serious, however to create that stay occasion expertise past what’s been historically been performed with the CDL,” Diamond mentioned within the Minnesota RØKKR press convention at the moment.
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As an alternative of internet hosting a Main, Diamond mentioned the group will try and host on-line qualifier matches that followers could be invited to. The place these occasions would happen or how many individuals would have the ability to attend is left to be determined.
The Name of Responsibility League has overcome working round restrictions involving the worldwide pandemic to make LAN tournaments attainable. However the qualifiers for the Majors are anticipated to nonetheless be hosted on-line, which is what the RØKKR will try and capitalize on. Final yr, there have been 4 Majors hosted by CDL groups, together with OpTic Texas, New York Subliners, and Toronto Extremely. There is no such thing as a set pointers for when a group will host a Main however it looks like Activision is attempting to unfold out the places from yr to yr.
Minnesota additionally launched its beginning lineup heading into the 2023 season at the moment, which options Connect, Bance, Cammy, and Afro.