Astro and Mindfreak are launching the Warzone Invitational

Astro Gaming and Mindfreak have announced the launch of the Astro Gaming Call of Duty: Warzone Invitational. Launching today, April 10, 2020, at 7pm AEST, the Astro Call of Duty: Warzone Invitational is a combination of content creators, Call of Duty pro-players and some of Australia’s biggest sports stars.

Logitech ANZ Managing Director Damian Lepore said;

Astro will partner with their sponsored esports team Mindfreak who are synonymous in leading the way for Call of Duty in the region, to take lead and run the event

Call of Duty: Warzone

Mindfreak CEO Albert Nassif said;

Today is the beginning of a new chapter as we aim to bridge the gap between professional players, content creators, and athletes. We are excited to create a bigger platform for the region’s elite to showcase their talent, and for the sporting stars to engage with their fans in a different space.

With the release of Warzone, it’s the most opportune moment to bring the community together and provide some entertainment whilst staying safe indoors

Professional athletes already onboard and competing in the invitational include NRL player Alex Genn and soccer player Mitchell Austin. More players will be announced in the leadup to the competition.

The first live stream will run for three hours on the Astro ANZ Twitch channel and will feature commentators Ben Green and Josh Inman calling all the action for viewers.

Teams will be announced on Mindfreak’s Twitter account with the first eight teams already announced. More names will be announced in the leadup to the first event tonight at 7pm.

Get ready for all of the Call of Duty: Warzone action at the Astro Invitational kicking off at 7pm AEST tonight, April 10, 2020.

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