Sweden to host Year 2 ALGS Split 2 Playoffs
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Sweden to host Year 2 ALGS Split 2 Playoffs

The first in person ALGS event in two years is about to begin
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EA Sports announced on Thursday that the Year 2 Apex Legends Global Series Split 2 Playoffs will held in Stockholm Sweden from April 29 to May 1. The Year 2 ALGS Split 2 Playoffs will be the first in-person event after more than two years, featuring all the top teams from each of the Pro League’s five regions competing for a $1,000,000 million prize pool and valuable playoff points to qualify for the Year 2 ALGS Championship.

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The winner of the playoffs will earn $250,000 while every other team will receive smaller amounts depending on their placement. There will also be a $1,500 prize for being the Apex Predator, the player who gets the most kills during the finals. Moreover, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ALGS Split 2 playoffs will not have a live crowd.

Format for ALGS Split 2 Playoffs

The ALGS Split 2 Playoffs will include 40 teams from North America, South America, Asia-Pacific (APAC) North, APAC South and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

NA, EMEA and APAC North will each have 10 teams, while APAC South and South America will have 5 teams each in the Playoffs.

The ALGS Split 2 playoffs kicks off on April 29 with a group stage. In the group stage, teams will be split into four groups. Each group will play a six-match series against every group in this stage.

Furthermore, on April 30, every team will get a starting position in the bracket stage double elimination. This starting position will be based solely on group stage performance done on the previous day.

After this, the ALGS Split 2 finals consisting of a single match point series will take place on May 1.

How to watch the Playoffs

The Split 2 Playoffs broadcast begin at 4 a.m ET on April 29 on both Twitch and YouTube. Fans can watch their favorite teams compete on the mentioned channels and also earn Twitch drops while watching. All information on Twitch Drops and Multiview will be released over the next few weeks.

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