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- Epic Games drops subscription model, Unreal Engine 4 now free
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Activision and Xbox have announced details for the third annual Call of Duty Championship. The event will take place from March 27 to 29 in Los Angeles between the 32 teams from around in the world in a tournament to be crowned World Champions. A $1 million prize purse is at stake, and the final match will be live streamed on Xbox Live. Qualifying matches will be played online using Xbox One systems and broadcast on MLG.tv. To find out when your region will be hosting their qualifiers, check out Major League Gaming’s Call of Duty Championship page. The championship is open to all qualified players.
The celebration for Street Fighter’s quadranscentennial is set to kick off properly this weekend in Austin, TX, with the first round in a global tournament series taking place July 28-29. Registration is free and currently open, but a refundable $20 is required in order to book a spot. The tournament will culminate in a grand finals event on December 8 in San Francisco, with fights taking place amongst those who have qualified throughout the year at the various preliminary tournaments. The series will host a number of titles: Street Fighter X Tekken, Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition, Street Fighter III 3rd Strike Online Edition, and Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix.