Dear Apex Legends competitors, you better start preparing yourself, because Respawn Entertainment has announced the details of Winter Circuit for the upcoming year with a huge prize pool. Starting on Jan. 17, the event will have a $750,000 prize pool combined for all regions.
While Apex Legends Global Series: Autumn Circuit Playoffs are set to begin on Dec. 19, Respawn stoked the fire with the structure of Winter Circuit 2021. The teams will compete between January-March for a spot in the playoffs, which will start in late March.
If you consider participating in the tournaments, you have to reach Gold IV Rank on PC in Series 6 Split 2 by noon PT on Jan. 14. You can make your registration through here.
There will be five different regions: South America, North America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa), APAC South (Greater Southeast Asia, Australia & New Zealand) and APAC North (Japan, Korea). Each region will have a different prize pool for qualifiers and the playoffs:
- North America – $6,000 to first place
- Europe – $6,000 to first place
- APAC North – $4,500 to first place
- APAC South – $4,500 to first place
- MEA – $3,000 to first place
- South America – $3,000 to first place
- North America – $48,000 to first place
- Europe and MEA – $48,000 to first place
- APAC North – $30,000 to first place
- APAC South – $30,000 to first place
- South America – $18,000 to first place.
Participant teams from every region for the playoffs will be determined via Online tournaments, Winter Circuit points and the last-chance qualifier. After that, the top-20 teams from each region will be revealed to face each other in the playoffs.
Starting Dates of Winter Circuit Online Tournaments(WC OT):
- WC OT 1: January 17
- WC OT 2: January 31
- WC OT 3: February 21
- WC OT 4: March 7
- Last Chance Qualifiers: March 21
- Playoffs, Day 1: March 27
- Playoffs, Day 2: March 28
You can find the official rules of Apex Legends Global Series here.