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ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta 2017 was remembered as one of the best esports tournament of all time. After a short time Valve announced ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018 which will be hold in Boston, USA. This event has a huge prize pool of $1.000.000 and 24 participating teams.
Valve declared a new format for Major tournaments — Offline Qualifiers became a part of the Major Championships. Valve has also announced a new names for all the stages of the tournaments: The New Challengers Stage (Offline Qualifiers), The New Legends Stage (group stages) and The New Champions Stage (playoffs). Thus the amount of teams at the Major Tournaments increased from 16 to 24 and every team received their own purchasable stickers.
The New Challengers Stage was held from 12 to 15 of January and The New Legends Stage from 19 to 22 of January at the ELEAGUE Arena in Atlanta, there were no offline viewers — only online. The New Champions Stage with a Grand Finals were organized at the Agganis Arena in Boston from 26 to 28 of January.