Red Bull is bringing back its Wololo event for 2021 having just announced Red Bull Wololo IV: The epic Age of Empires II Definitive Edition. The event is a 1v1 competition where players will have to battle through open qualifiers in order to get to the main event where eight players will then compete for the championship. Various prizes will be given out to the top 64 players while a $30K USD prize pool awaits.
The event will feature competition in Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition, the remastered re-release of the classic real-time strategy game from Microsoft. As part of the competition series, each Red Bull Wololo will see a different story arc introduced for players to compete in. In each event, players will “fight over a castle that has a library containing knowledge required for world domination.” This year in Red Bull Wololo IV, players will take on the role of Viking warriors in a Nordic-themed event.
Wololo IV: The epic Age of Empires II Definitive Edition will begin on May 20-30 with the first qualifier, followed by a second qualifier on June 6-7. The “main event” finals will feature group stage June 19-20, a second on June 25, playoffs on June 26, and the finals on june 27.
Logitech G has partnered with the event as the official Peripheral Partner and will add headsets, keyboards, and mice. Additionally, AOC will return as the official Monitor Partner for Red Bull Wololo IV.
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