Red Bull Wololo, the Age of Empires 2 tournament with a twist, returns for 2021

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The epic Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition 1v1 online tournament will return for a third season in January 2021 offering competitors the chance to battle it out on the global stage and an epic conclusion to see who will stand their ground and forge the strongest civilisation.

  • Red Bull Wololo first launched in 2020 with two seasons of competitive Age of Empires 2.
  • The Definitive Edition of the iconic real-time strategy game was adapted to pit players against each other in custom 1v1 battles of Empire Wars.
  • Red Bull Wololo III will begin on January 2nd carrying prizes and rewards for the top 128 players participating.
  • The third iteration will offer amazing experiences and an even bigger prize pool up for grabs as well as a twist to the tournament series with the introduction of a brand-new story.

Red Bull Wololo is a global online Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition tournament series offering custom 1v1 battles of the Empire Wars game mode. Rivals have fallen but are not yet defeated as Red Bull Wololo III, the third iteration will begin on January 2nd, presenting new challenges, offering even bigger prizes and introducing a brand-new story that will create an overarching narrative to give this epic event an even greater twist.

Played in two parts, the Open Qualifiers will take place over two weekends, and the eight qualifier winners invited to the Finals will face the top eight pros from Red Bull Wololo II and the world’s finest Age of Empires professional players Mr_Yo, TheViper, Hera, Liereyy, TaToH, TheMax, Nicov and Capoch. A series of qualifier prizes are up for grabs for the top 128 players including official Red Bull Wololo hoodies, gaming mousepads, amazing AOC Gaming monitors and custom engraved wooden tankards. The 16-person Finals event will be played over five days, starting January 16th, with a remarkable prize pool on offer.

Red Bull Wololo III is a unique take on the Empire Wars game mode where two players will face off in one-on-one competition in Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition. Each game starts in the Feudal Age meaning the first stages of a traditional match have been scrapped, with the more exciting action brought to the forefront as players battle across 12 new and existing maps. As part of the epic conclusion to this unique tournament series Red Bull Wololo III will introduce a new story and cement the overarching narrative and twist to the competition. In each event players have been fighting over a castle which has a library containing knowledge required for world domination. Red Bull Wololo I and II had players compete for control of a castle and library in a Western civilization. Red Bull Wololo III will represent Asian Civilization. The Grand Final will see the winners of each tournament compete in a battle of the wits with the top players rising to the final ultimate challenge to compete for the strongest civilization.

The event will be streamed globally and hosted by prominent Age of Empires 2 casters, including T90Official, Nili_Aoe and Dave_Aoe, for the English stream.

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