The Call of Duty XP Event
is set to be the gala of the year for fans worldwide, with an international Black Ops
tournament worth $1 million and the chance to play Modern Warfare 3
's multiplayer two months early -- and Australia has snagged the first invitation.
Australia's qualifying rounds for the million-dollar Black Ops
tournament will be on July 13 at Monash University
, with 32 teams of four players. The brackets will comprise four rounds of Search and Destroy on Summit and Havana, with winners advancing and losers weeping silently into their AK-47s. Killstreaks will be turned off, friendly fire will be turned on and custom classes will be made with a selection of pre-determined weapons, as listed on Level3
The Call of Duty XP Event will run September 2-3 in Los Angeles, and more international qualifying rounds are expected to be announced soon.