After spending the majority of its inaugural season online, the Call of Duty League will be finally returning to live events. CDL organizations came together with the CDL to make this move happen.
Today is a great day to be apart of the CDL, whether that be a fan, player or organization, The Call of Duty League is back on LAN! Early today Call of Duty League via their Twitter page broke the news the franchised league will be returning to LAN events.
"In coordination with our teams, we're happy to announce Call of Duty League plans for teams to return to LAN play at select events later this season, more details to come!" read the official tweet.
Several other esports have begun returning to LAN. PGL and One Esports hosted the $500,000 Singapore Major last month for Dota 2, and the Mid-Season Showdown for League of Legends had an offline element for the final two matches over a weekend. There is also whispers that the Overwatch League might return to LAN in Hawaii. Despite the lack of details, the announcement of CoD's return to LAN is massive for the competitive scene.
As stated in the tweet, the league and its teams have come together to agree upon a return date for select events. The Call of Duty League will release details on this plan at a further date.
Call of Duty League teams teased a return to LAN
The news broke 24 hours after Call of Duty teams, specifically OpTic Chicago and Atlanta FaZe tweeted teasers, suggesting the Call of Duty League will be returning back to LAN.
Esports.gg will frequently update this article one the CDL has released their place for the return of live events.