World of Warcraft Esports 2024 Roadmap: Reviving AWC and MDI

World of Warcraft Esports 2024 Roadmap: Reviving AWC and MDI

19. December 2023 by Valentin Pasetti

In a thrilling development for esports enthusiasts, Blizzard Entertainment has unveiled the 2024 roadmap for World of Warcraft (WoW) esports, heralding the much-anticipated return of the Arena World Championship (AWC) and the Mythic Dungeon International (MDI).

This year also marks the showcase of the ‘World of Warcraft: The War Within’ expansion. Here’s an in-depth look at what’s in store for WoW esports, including WoW AWC and WoW MDI, in 2024.

Three Seasons of Intense Competition

Partnering with Raider.IO, WoW esports is gearing up for three seasons filled with high-octane competition and bonus events scattered throughout 2024. With a massive $2 million USD prize pool up for grabs, the stakes have never been higher.

Exclusive In-game Rewards

Apart from the monetary incentives, players can look forward to unique in-game rewards, adding an extra layer of excitement to the competition.

MDI Dragonflight 2024: Key Dates

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  • Registration Closure: Jan. 29, 2024
  • Time Trials Phase: Jan. 31 – Feb. 5, 2024
  • Group Stage and Global Finals: Dates TBA
  • Prize Pool: $200,000 USD

The Great Push (TGP)

Blizzard also teased the return of The Great Push, set to feature in Seasons 3 and 4. Details will be released following the official announcement of Season 4. Overall, MDI and TGP programs will offer over $900,000 USD in prizing.

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Arena World Championship (AWC) 2024: Prize Pools and Schedule

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  • Seasons: 3 and 4 of Dragonflight
  • Events: Two AWC Cups, Mid-Season Clash, Gauntlet events, and Grand Finals
  • Mid-Season Clash Prize Pool: $100,000 USD
  • Grand Finals Prize Pool: $300,000 USD

Elevating the Competition

The AWC 2024 promises to elevate the competitive landscape, with four teams ultimately vying for a substantial prize pool and the glory of being crowned the champions.

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A New Era in WoW Esports

For both players and fans, WoW esports in 2024 is set to be a landmark year. With the return of AWC and MDI, along with the introduction of ‘The War Within’ expansion, the WoW esports scene is poised for unprecedented excitement and intense competition.