Gears Pro Circuit Offers Record Prize Pool

For all of you big Gears of War fans, Xbox and The Coalition proudly announced over this last weekend that the new prize pool for the Gears Pro Circuit MLG Columbus Open has once again been increased. This time they raised the stake by $50k for a grand total of $300k, which will make this the largest prize pool in Gears of War history.

In an announcement penned by driven by the overwhelming support of our player community and sales of Gears of War 4 eSports Supporter Packs.

Below for the new prize breakdown for the MLG Columbus Open:

Place Prize in USD
First $120,000
Second $60,000
Third $40,000
Fourth $24,000
Fifth/Sixth $12,000
Seventh/Eighth $6,000
Ninth – Twelfth $3,000
Thirteenth – Sixteenth $2,000


The Open LAN event will take place November 25-27 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio and General Admission passes are still available. This will be the first open event for the Gears Pro Circuit with future opens set to take place in major cities all over the globe, including Paris, London, and Mexico City, so, you are a team that is looking to compete in the open, you can still purchase passes to compete in the Columbus Open at the MLG Store; the team pass will grant entry to the venue for a five-player roster and a coach or manager.

If you aren’t a team looking to compete, and you can’t quite make it out to the live experience, you can watch the Gears Pro Circuit Columbus Open at home starting at 5 PM EST/2PM PST on November 25th on

To learn any other information regarding the Gears Pro Circuit program including rules and eligibility, you can visit their website.

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