Warzone 2.0 DMZ Gauntlet: Start Date, Teams, Prize Pool Detailed


A new Warzone 2 challenge is on the way — the DMZ Gauntlet. Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming event.

Call of Duty has announced a brand new tournament centered around Warzone 2's DMZ mode. The DMZ Gauntlet features a $30,000 prize pool and will see 16 teams face off for their share of the money. What makes this even more exciting is that this marks the very first DMZ tournament in Call of Duty.

According to an announcement, made via Twitter on Jan. 12, the DMZ Gauntlet will see "16 captains and their trios work their way through a variety of challenges in DMZ competing for their share of $30,000."

Warzone 2.0 DMZ Gauntlet Start Date and Time

The Warzone 2 DMZ Gauntlet will begin on Jan. 17, 2023, with the vent kicking off at 3 p.m. ET.

Warzone 2.0 DMZ Gauntlet Prize Pool

16 teams of trios will be competing for a share of the $30,000 prize pool. At the time of writing, its unclear how the prize will be shared between the winners.

Warzone 2.0 DMZ Gauntlet Teams

At the time of writing, the competing teams have yet to be announced. In a Tweet, the question was posed to fans of who would they like to see get an invite. Plenty of streamers stepped up to get in on the action.

@NotFabTV posted, "Yo @Triple_Gz1 and @DrLupo are we winning this?" to which DrLupo responded, "Yes, yes we are."

Retired CDL pro @Tommey said, "Would love to see all of the big DMZ streamers as captains, it’s their mode and they deserve to represent in a great tournament."

These tournaments move pretty fast so we'll likely see the teams confirmed in just a few days time.