Call of Duty is the newest sport at the X Games

Call of Duty - X Games

Professional Call of Duty Gamers will compete at the inaugural MLG X Games Invitational during the first ever X Games Medal competition in Austin, Texas this June, Major League Gaming announced.

The Xbox One Version of Call of Duty: Ghosts will be used for the tournament. The tournament will take place over the three-day festival with other extreme sports competition such as skateboarding and BMX. The game will be field of eight participants and will be consist of the top three finishers from the 2014 Call of Duty Championship last month – EnVyus, CompLexity and OpTic Gaming, and the top five Ghosts teams in terms of MLG Pro Points rankings.

Fans and gamers alike can watch the MLG X Games Invitational Tournament Livestream on the MLG website or in the MLG.tv applications for android, iOS and Xbox 360. X Games Austin attendees can check out the competition in person — tickets for the three-day festival are available for $89, and eSports aficionados in attendance have the option of paying an additional $100 for a 3-Day Major League Gaming Premium Upgrade, which includes reserved seating for the tournament, a backstage tour, the opportunity to meet the players and a gift bag.

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