Popular Call of Duty Players to Participate Alongside Expert Commentary Team in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 x ELEAGUE CODNATION Challenge for Vets 

Studio Audience Tickets Available for Unique Charity Live Streaming Event
Held This Weekend, Saturday, Oct. 13, at ELEAGUE Arena in Atlanta

ELEAGUE, the premium esports content and live tournament brand from Turner and IMG, today announced the players and commentators to be featured in its upcoming charity live streaming event – Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 x ELEAGUE CODNATION Challenge for Vets – Saturday, Oct. 13, beginning at 5 p.m. ET, on Twitch. Fans will be able to contribute to the Call of Duty Endowment, a non-profit organization that seeks to help veterans find high-quality careers, directly via the Twitch stream.

Fans can also experience this unique Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 exhibition at ELEAGUE Arena by reserving free, first-come first-serve studio audience tickets here. Throughout the live event, audience members can enjoy an outdoor fan experience with opportunities to play Black Ops 4, as well as free concessions and merchandise for purchase.

ELEAGUE CODNATION Challenge for Vets to Feature Several Professional Players
A collection of popular current and former professional Call of Duty players – including the complete FaZe Clan roster – will form three teams and face off in several Black Ops 4 multiplayer modes, including the Blackout battle royale game, throughout the event.

Each team will consist of a mix of Call of Duty players and casters, including:  

Name Team Affiliation
James "replays"Crowder FaZe Clan
Dillon "Attach" Price FaZe Clan
 Preston "Preistahh" Greiner FaZe Clan
Thomas "ZooMaa" Paparatoo FaZe Clan
Anthony "Methodz" Zinni FaZe Clan
Justin "SiLLY" Fargo-Palmer EnVyUs
Cuyler "Huke" Garland EnVyUs
Daniel "Loony" Loza Splyce
Donovan "Temp" Laroda Splyce
Josiah "Slacked" Barry Team Luminosity
Pierce "Gunless" Hillman Team Luminosity
Matt "Burns" Potthoff eUnited

Call of Duty Experts to Highlight ELEAGUE’s Commentary Team 

Photo of COD Talent

A team of fan-favorite Call of Duty influencers – including some former professional players – will offer fans insights and initial perspectives on the full range of Black Ops 4 game modes and features on the day immediately following its release. In addition to their analysis and commentary, the casters will play in the exhibition as team captains. ELEAGUE will also feature them in its three-part feature series showcasing the event’s top moments, set to premiere Friday, Oct. 26, at 11 p.m. ET/PT on TBS.

ELEAGUE – formed in partnership between Turner and IMG in 2016 – is a premium esports content and live tournament brand that has aligned with some of the most popular titles in the business through its first two years: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – including the hosting of two Major Championships – League of Legends, Overwatch®, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Street Fighter® V: Arcade Edition, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Dota 2, Injustice 2, Rocket League, TEKKEN® 7 and Formula E. With a focus on innovative production capabilities, storytelling and exploring compelling narratives surrounding star teams and players, ELEAGUE has generated record levels of engagement with its content and positive reaction throughout the esports community.

About the Call of Duty™ Endowment
The Call of Duty Endowment is a non-profit organization founded by Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard. The Endowment seeks to help veterans find high-quality careers by supporting organizations that prepare them for the job market and by raising awareness of the value vets bring to the workplace. For more information about the Call of Duty Endowment, please visit www.callofdutyendowment.org