World Series of Warzone 2023 tournament: Winners, teams, prize pool & more
The World Series of Warzone has firmly positioned itself as the premier and most thrilling competitive tournament within Warzone 2. Therefore, here’s everything you need to know about the 2023 edition of the World Series of Warzone including the winners and prize pool.
September 16, 2023, marked the close of the third edition of the World Series of Warzone, the game’s most noteworthy tournament, with its first in-person (LAN) Global Final hosted in London.
This tournament once again gathered the best players from around the world to compete against each other for massive prize pools in the game.
Here’s everything you need to know about the World Series of Warzone 2023.
- How to watch World Series of Warzone 2023
- World Series of Warzone format
- World Series of Warzone 2023 schedule
- World Series of Warzone 2023 Global Final winners
- World Series of Warzone 2023 Global Final participant teams
- WSOW Global Final viewership rewards
- World Series of Warzone past winners
How to watch World Series of Warzone 2023
World Series of Warzone 2023 format
The 2023 World Series of Warzone event started with trios participating in an In-game Open where their score was determined based on their top 10 highest-scoring matches using the WSOW scoring system.
Certain rules were in place during this event, such as restricting the use of turreted vehicles and prohibiting in-game events like Fire Sales, Jailbreaks, and the Champion’s Quest contract.
The top 50 trios from each region advanced to the WSOW Stage 1 Qualifiers. Among them, 25 trios moved forward to the Regional Finals. Additionally, Activision directly invited 25 teams to join the Stage 1 Regional Finals.
After Stage 1 Regional Finals, 25 teams advanced, with the rest heading to Stage 2 Qualifiers. Later, 15 NA Trios, 15 EU Trios, and teams from other invited regions competed in the Global Final for a grand prize of $500,000 across 6 matches and a single $100K Solo Yolo map.
World Series of Warzone 2023 schedule
The World Series of Warzone schedule was officially announced by Activision on April 6, 2023, detailing how the tournament would take place the rest of the year.
Starting with Stage 1, 2023’s WSOW kicked off on April 28, 2023, with the In-Game Open which concluded later in July. While the Qualifiers were postponed due to server issues, they were eventually conducted on May 31 followed by the Finals on June 7 in North America and June 8 in Europe.
After the conclusion of the Finals, players had the ultimate opportunity to qualify with the official Last Chance Qualifiers. These crucial chances to secure a spot took place from June through late July.
Finally, all qualified players from the different regions were flown out to London on September 16 to compete in the 2023 WSOW’s Global Final, the first-ever LAN official Warzone tournament.
World Series of Warzone 2023 Global Final winners
Following the conclusion of the 2023 World Series of Warzone Global Final on September 16, Team Biffle, featuring DiazBiffle, Shifty, and Sage was crowned champion of WSOW 2023, winning two of the six different trio matches.
However, the tournament saw a variety of winners.
Here’s the list with each winner of the World Series of Warzone 2023 matches, including all trio maps and the $100K Solo Yolo match.
|Map 1||HisokaT42, skullface, Mayappo|
|Map 2||DiazBiffle, ShiftyTV, aqSage|
|Map 3||Braxtvnn, empathy, Finessen|
|Map 4||ZLaner, CluthBelk, Destroy|
|Map 5||Jukeyz, Lenun, iVisionSR|
|Map 6||DiazBiffle, ShiftyTV, aqSage|
|$100K Solo Yolo||skullface|
World Series of Warzone 2023 Global Final teams
The World Series of Warzone 2023 Global Final gathered the 50 best trios from across different regions for an in-person (LAN) tournament in London on September 16 to compete for $600,000, including the $100,000 Solo Yolo map.
Featuring the best players around the world at London’s Copper Box Arena, tickets were completely sold out within just three days of becoming available to the public.
So, if you’re wondering who participated in the WSOW Global Final on September 16, 2023, here are all 50 participant teams:
|TOMMEY, Newbz, Almond||OMiT Adrian, Aydan, Rated||bbreadman, Lymax, JoeWo||skullface, soka, OMiT Mayappo||ShadowWag, picNICK, Nickool|
|Envader, Huntisity, Sway||Knofoe, Vonbot, Dongy||Ebatez, zSmit, Djmas||aHTracT-, iSmixie, Flxnked||FaZe Swagg, SuperEvan, zColorss|
|Biffle, Shifty, OMiT Sage||ClutchBelk, ZLaner, Destroy||OMiT Tenux-, Jtecc, elolam||Finessen, Braxtvn, Empathy||Scriptehh, Sherro, Little J|
|Braalik, Intechs, BuLieVe||Natedoggbeast, Tappa, Rxulツ||Reedr, Authorized, Luvey||User85839181, Clowhn, munch||savyultras90, BBlade, Waartex|
|Jukeyz, Lenun, V8 iVisionSR||Meekz, Santifyy, BennoJR||Stewo, Patzukka, Enxiun||Fifakill, abWizz, OEKIY||Echo1867, BubbleCT, tomsterbom|
|Jama, LouiCM, Vapulear||2stronkk シ, kubi50, Solitude||ATLE ItsCored , HalloW, ZaaKK7||AyzenLR, Gromalok, IHEEDZ||kingAJ, Prxdigy, WarsZ|
|HERETICS METHODZ, CamZzz17, DagaT1||Benzei, stukex, boogs||Klavsen, User86625012, GoatDJ_||FlexZ, peLuka, TojoR1||ShuKz, PaceTG7, Melvn|
|火箭, Zachar, M00RPHEU||Infernal, PSC Cong, breelloo||User94297115, User32891798, xSw33zy||もりこ, Sirius, インファイトMuTeX||Zepa, Levi, Teenie|
|Diegossauro, Lage_fps, robson528||LuKinas, HardTrevs, Horid||TheTacticalBrit, Peet3rz, Eughostt||TheDezmond, NiicoInfinite, Crowder||xNouzz, Ozten, Demente|
|Rodrigo, KNGMATII, iZund||Castillo, Amir, zDark||Clamp, XtraJ, OMiT Panda||BigPavo, Champi, czr||xizx7, Wahdawi, i_hmoodx|
WSOW Global Final viewership rewards
During the WSOW Global Final viewers had the opportunity to win one of 50,000 MW3 beta early access codes, alongside other free rewards.
If you were fortunate enough to secure an MW3 early access code during the WSOW event livestream, a code should arrive at your email address from your linked Activision account so you can redeem it on the official Modern Warfare 3 beta site.
Moreover, players who watched the WSOW Global Final on September 16 should also have access to additional in-game free rewards. Rewards should appear within your account in MW2 and Warzone 2 in each section where each item belongs.
Here’s a list of all the rewards that were available during the WSOW Global Final event:
|60 Minute Double XP Token||Unlocked at 30 Minutes|
|60 Minute Double Weapon XP Token||Unlocked at 1 Hour|
|“Grab the Popcorn” Calling Card||Unlocked at 1 Hour and 30 Minutes|
|WSOW™ Wartrack||Unlocked at 1 Hour and 30 Minutes|
|“Double Digits” Emblem||Unlocked at 2 Hours|
|“Lightning Rob” Weapon Blueprint||Unlocked at 3 Hours|
|“Your Dropped This” Camo||Unlocked at 3 Hours|
World Series of Warzone past winners
The WSOW made its debut in 2021 during the Verdansk era of the original Warzone, and numerous teams and players have successfully secured their portion of the substantial prize pools.
Let’s take a glance at the list of previous champions:
|6/23/2021||World Series of Warzone Season 1 NA Trios||$200,000||Team Aydan|
|6/23/2021||World Series of Warzone Season 1 NA Trios Captain’s Cup||$300,000||Team Swagg|
|8/3/2021||World Series of Warzone Season 1 EU Trios Captain’s Cup||$100,000||Team Recrent|
|8/3/2021||World Series of Warzone Season 1 EU Trios||$200,000||Team Jukeyz|
|9/15/2021||World Series of Warzone Season 1 EU Duos Captain’s Cup||$100,000||Recrent|
|9/15/2021||World Series of Warzone Season 1 EU SoloYolo||$100,000||Chowh1|
|9/15/2021||World Series of Warzone Season 1 EU Duos||$200,000||MethodZ & Daga|
|11/17/2021||World Series of Warzone Season 1 NA SoloYolo||$100,000||Scump|
|11/17/2021||World Series of Warzone Season 1 NA Duos Captain’s Cup||$100,000||Team Swagg|
|11/17/2021||World Series of Warzone Season 1 NA Duos||$200,000||HusKerrs & Newbz|
|9/6/2022||World Series of Warzone Season 2 EU SoloYolo||$100,000||Blade|
|9/6/2022||World Series of Warzone Season 2 EU Trios||$200,000||Team Wartex|
|9/7/2022||World Series of Warzone Season 2 NA SoloYolo||$100,000||Fifakill|
|9/7/2022||World Series of Warzone Season 2 NA Trios||$200,000||Team Skullface|
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