ESL has announced that it will pay out a total of $2 million across two Pro League seasons in 2017.
With the the dust now settling on the fourth season of the Pro League, which came to an end with an event in São Paulo, ESL has unveiled the first details about the prestigious competition in 2017.
The total prize pool has been increased by $500,000 to a whopping $2 million, with $1 million up for grabs in each season.
Season 5 of the ESL Pro League will kick off on February 7 and will come to a close on the first weekend of June, where the Verizon Theatre, in Dallas, will host the offline finals. No details have been announced about the finals of Season 6, which will run from August to December.
Cloud9 succeeded SK Gaming as Pro League champions after defeating the Brazilians in the title decider of the Season 4 finals, which took place from October 26-30.