Vega Squadron have taken down London Conspiracy, 2:0, in the MLG Pro League qualifier finals, and will join Team Empire, Evil Geniuses, Team Malaysia, Mousesports, Alliance and Virtus.Pro at the X-Games 2015 event in Austin, Texas, between June 5-7.
Vega Squadron are continuing their amazing streak of recent performances, grabbing the third and last European spot available for the MLG Pro League Season 2 LAN finals.
Yay ! GG WP @LDNConspiracy ! We are qualified for @joinDOTA @MLG lan finals in Texas !! The main problem now to get visas 😀
— Andrew Chipenko (@FollowMag_) May 18, 2015
Team Malaysia were the first to qualify for the MLG Pro League X-Games main event, on May 2. It was with little difficulty that they advanced towards the qualifier finals, defeating both Arcanys Gaming and Team Invasion without suffering a single loss. As MVP.Hot6ix fought Signature.Trust, 2:1, and MVP.Phoenix, 2:0, they entered the best-of-three finals ready to put up a fight against Team Malaysia, the tournament favorites. MVP.Hot6ix managed to take the second game away from MY but eventually lost, 2:1.
Alliance and Virtus.Pro have each secured a spot, on May 14. With Alliance’s defeat over Balkan Bears Corleone, 2:0, and Virtus.Pro’s triumph over Ninjas in Pyjamas, 2:0, the teams will be booking their tickets and preparing their passports to fly to Austin, Texas.
Mousesports have qualified for the MLG Pro League tournament held at the X-Games 2015 event, on May 17. The newly sponsored team defeated the reformed Summer’s Rift, 2:1. Summer’s Rift will compete against NorthAmerican Rejects for the final NA spot in the LAN event, worth over $141,000.
Team Empire and Evil Geniuses have both received direct invited to the MLG Pro League LAN finals to be hosted by X-Games, between June 5-7, in Austin, Texas.
MLG Pro League Season 2, X-Games 2015
Back in March, ESPN and MLG announced plans to bring Dota 2 to X-Games for the first time. Team Empire was the first team to be invited, as the MLG Pro League Champions, and Evil Geniuses received the second invite, as the runner up team from Columbus.
The $75,000 base prize pool for Season 2 has already been brought to a total of $141,000, through community contributions. In-game tickets are available for $9.99. The bundle grants the Devilish Conjurer Witch Doctor item set, the Devilish Conjurer loading screen, and the Grimsneer courier. 20% of the proceeds of each sale goes towards the MLG Pro League Season 2 prize pool, while 5% of the proceeds adds up to the World Championship prize pool at the end of 2015.
MLG Pro League Season 2 teams
- Team Empire
- Evil Geniuses
- Team Malaysia
- Vega Squadron
- NA Qualified Team (TBD)
X-Games 2015 will take place in Austin, Texas, from June 4 to 7. Visitors should be prepared for a jam-packed few days of Skateboarding, BMX, Moto X, Rally Racing, eSports, and music. This year’s event will feature Grammy-nominated hip hop superstar Nicki Minaj as one of the headliners performing on the new Super Stage. Tickets for the X-Games 2015 are available for purchase on Ticketmaster.com, for prices ranging from $59 to $1,300. Fans will be able to watch the games on MLG.tv or through various MLG apps on smartphones and Xbox consoles. The event will also feature Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.
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