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Call of Duty® World League Returns to London for Next Stage in 2019 Season

Source: Business Wire

In Collaboration with Gfinity, CWL Comes to London’s Copper Box Arena, May 3-5

Best Professional Call of Duty® Esports Teams from Around the World to be Featured in Europe’s Biggest Call of Duty Event; Amateurs Compete for Dedicated Prize Pool

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2019-- Returning to London for an action-packed weekend, the Call of Duty®World League, presented by PlayStation®4, is back for the third major esports tournament of its 2019 competitive season from May 3 – 5, 2019. The best pro teams in the world will compete in Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 live on PlayStation 4, in addition to the return of the MTN DEW® AMP® GAME FUEL® Open Bracket amateur tournament. Three-day spectator tickets are available to purchase for eager fans looking to join the live competition and entertainment from event organizer Gfinity.

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CWL London will feature two competitions: a pro tournament featuring the 16 teams from the CWL Pro League and over 90 amateur teams contending for a dedicated amateur team prize pool.

The three-day event will be broadcasted live to fans worldwide at 1:00 PM BST (5:00 AM PDT), May 3, via Twitch.tv/CallofDuty and MLG.com/CallofDuty, as well as in the live event viewer within Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 exclusively on PlayStation4. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is published by Activision and developed by Treyarch.

Three-day general admission passes for CWL London are available for £55.00 (plus applicable fees and taxes), while supplies last. For tickets, visit CWL.GfinityEsports.com.

For more information and the latest updates related to CWL, visit CallofDuty.com/esports and follow the Call of Duty World League on Twitter and Instagram. For Video on Demand, visit MLG.com/CallofDuty and YouTube.com/CODWorldLeague.

About Activision

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision is a leading global producer and publisher of interactive entertainment. Activision maintains operations throughout the world and is a division of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), an S&P 500 company. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's website, www.activision.com or by following @Activision.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements: Information in this press release that involves Activision Publishing’s expectations, plans, intentions or strategies regarding the future, including statements about the expected dates and features of CWL London, are forward-looking statements, that are not facts and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause Activision Publishing’s actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements set forth in this release include unanticipated product delays and other factors identified in the risk factors sections of Activision Blizzard’s most recent annual report on Form 10-K and any subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. The forward-looking statements in this release are based upon information available to Activision Publishing and Activision Blizzard as of the date of this release, and neither Activision Publishing nor Activision Blizzard assumes any obligation to update any such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements believed to be true when made may ultimately prove to be incorrect. These statements are not guarantees of the future performance of Activision Publishing or Activision Blizzard and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond its control and may cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations.

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Source: Activision Publishing, Inc.

Xav de Matos
Public Relations Manager, CWL
949.293.7132
xdematos@blizzard.com

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