How to watch the WoW Arena World Championship Season 2 Circuit
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The World of Warcraft Arena World Championship Shadowlands Season 2 Circuit will kick off this Saturday, July 31. A global prize pool of $160,000 will be on the line.

How it works and where to watch

During the Arena World Championship Shadowlands Season 1 Circuit, the top six teams from each region earned a place in the upcoming season.

The top two Relegation Cup teams from both regions, Unitas Blue and Shadow Word: Chicken, secured a place in the upcoming tournament. As for Europe, the top two teams were Badluckbones and Horizon.

WoW Arena World Championship Season 2 kicks off this Saturday
Arena World Championship Season 2 schedule. | Provided by Blizzard Entertainment

This means the top 16 teams across North America and Europe will compete in round-robin matches for a total of four weeks beginning on July 31. The top four teams of each region will head to the Shadowlands 2021 Grand Finals and have a chance at the $300,000 prize pool.

Below is the list of the competing teams:



Skill Capped EU Method NA
Badluckbones They Like (Formerly Charlotte Phoenix)
Cowana Gaming Cloud9
Creed Golden Guardians
Method EU Hamsters and Hares
Horizon (Formerly MyWay) Shadow Word: Chicken
Reload Esports TBD (Formerly OTK)
Tegridy Damp Unitas Blue (Formerly Borngood retirement fund)

The World of Warcraft Arena World Championship Shadowlands Season 2 Circuit will be livestreamed on YouTube. Fans can visit the official World of Warcraft YouTube channel to watch all of the player-versus-player action.

Arena World Championship thoughts

Each team will duke it out against each other within the Shadowlands: The Chains of Domination release.

Casters shared their thoughts after playing in the PTR:

“I’m anticipating Feral Druids, Assassin Rogues and Death Knights to land in top competitive spots,” Sid “Supatease” Compston, one of the tournament casters, said.

“Most teams don’t have access to Feral Druids or Death Knights as ‘main classes,'” Supatease continued, “so teams likely will be forced out of their comfort zones to learn new specs or we will see Old Meta vs. New Meta. OTK is likely very excited to tear things up with Lord Mes.”

Meanwhile, caster Elliot “Venruki” Venczel and Mohamed “Ziqo” Beshir shared excitement for the new honor talents.

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