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Halo 5: Guardians is heading to the X Games

Fri, 15th Jan 2016
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ESPN will be broadcasting some Halo 5: Guardians action at X Games Aspen 2016. You can watch the best teams battle it out.  For the first time ever, highlights from the Halo World Championship Tour will be integrated to the telecast of X Games Aspen 2016. The event runs from January 28 – 31.  Eight of the best Halo teams in the world will play Halo 5: Guardians for a chance to win $30,000 in prize money as well as some X Games medals.  “We are thrilled to team with Xbox to feature the top gamers at X Games Aspen,” said Tim Reed, vice president, X Games. “Gaming plays a big role in the youth culture and the Halo World Championship Tour: X Games Aspen Invitational nicely complements the world-class action sports competition and musical elements at the X Games.

“We are committed to the long-term growth of Halo esports through world-class events and the expansion of viewership around the globe,” said Bonnie Ross, Microsoft CVP and head of 343 Industries. “There is no one better than X Games and ESPN to team up with for the Halo World Championship Tour, and we're excited to see the best teams compete for gold this January at the X Games Aspen Invitational.”  If you love watching action sports and eSports, ESPN is the place to be to see all of the action unfold.

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