Halo is a science fiction first-person shooter game franchise created by Bungie and published by Microsoft Corporation and Xbox Studios and others. The series centers on an interstellar war between humanity and an alliance of aliens known as the Covenant.

The current competitive Halo game is Halo 5: Guardians, a first-person shooter developed by 343 Industries, a subsidiary of Xbox Game Studios. It is the direct sequel to Halo 4, and it replaced Halo 2 Anniversary as the main competitive game of the series.

New contender for the esports crown

In response to the dominance of Activision's Call of Duty series in the console esports market, Microsoft announced the Halo World Championship with a $1-million prize pool. Even prior to Halo 5: Guardians’ release, Microsoft put a lot of focus on developing the game with esports in mind. A portion of the proceeds from in-game items bought with real currency contributes to prize pools. By November 4, crowd funding had added US$500,000 to the pool, which climbed to US$700,000 by November 19. By February 19, the total prize pool exceeded US$2,500,000. The Halo World Championship began on December 6, 2015, with the finals running March 18–20, 2016.

Are you looking for a Halo team to bet on? Try any of these legendary squads:

FaZe Clan - FaZe Clan is going to be tough to beat at the next World Championship. Expect this USA team to make a deep run!

  • Fnatic - This young team has put the Halo world on notice! They have already placed well in top tournaments in 2021 and 2022!
  • G2 Esports - G2 Esports aren’t just League of Legends pros! They have also created a powerful pro Halo roster. They have already won 3 HCS events!
  • Pioneers - The Kansas City Pioneers know how to win! They have already won 2 tournaments in 2022 and came second 3 times!

After the Halo World Championship, Microsoft announced the start of the Halo Pro League in partnership with ESL as a way to grow Halo esports.

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