tournament Info

Player Equipment


All teams and players are expected to bring their own functioning peripherals to be used for tournament play in the following categories:


Standard Microsoft Xbox Controllers, Xbox Elite Controllers, Scuf controllers, or Razer Wolverine Controllers. No other controller will be permitted for tournament play.

Controller micro USB cable

Players must remove all batteries from controllers


Players must provide their own headsets for tournament use outside of main stage. The headsets must run off a single 3.5mm headphone jack. Astro will be present on site to be able to provider loaners.
During featured stage matches, players have to wear noise cancelling headphones provided by DreamHack.

In-ear headphones

To use during featured stage games

Tournament Format


The DreamHack Halo Series is divided into three stages:

MCC Halo 3: 4v4 – Open Bracket

  • Up to 64 teams
  • Double Elimination Bracket
  • All matches are Bo5 games
  • The 4 best teams advance to Pool Play
  • Place 5-8 are placed in the Elimination Bracket in the Championship Bracket

MCC Halo 3: 4v4 – Pool Play

  • 12 seeded teams based on online UGC qualifier, 4 qualifying teams from the Open Bracket
  • All matches are BO5 games
  • Each group will have 4 teams in it

MCC Halo 3: 4v4 – championship bracket

  • 20 teams qualified through Open Bracket and Pool Play
  • Double Elimination Bracket
  • All matches are BO5 games until EB- & WB Finals
  • EB-, WB- and Grand Finals are BO7 games

Prize Pool Breakdown

All prizes may be subject to applicable tax withholding.

Placement USD
1st $25,000
2nd $10,000
3rd $6,000
4th $3,000
5-6th $2,000
7-8th $1,000

side Tournament

Halo 5: Guardians 2v2

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