Major League Gaming announces first international franchise MLG Brasil

Friday, 14 February 2014 14:13 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Major League Gaming has announced a partnership with Brazil’s sports entertainment and hospitality company Grupo Águia to form MLG Brasil.

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After 11 years of continued growth in North America and partnerships with leagues in Europe and Asia, MLG is expanding to build an extensive competitive gaming platform in South America.

The collaboration will kick off with the Call of Duty Championship Brazilian Online Qualifiers on February 16 and February 23. MLG Brasil will coordinate with MLG in the US to “help facilitate the online qualifiers” for the teams to advance to the Call of Duty Championship in Los Angeles from March 28-30.

The Call of Duty Championship will be broadcast exclusively on MLG TV.