Take your custom game modes to LAN

In order to save time and effort at Insomnia 53, we’re asking all players to ensure they have all the game modes saved to the Xbox One cloud. This will allow matches to start quicker, meaning more BO5 series will be possible throughout the bracket. Please see the relevant game below for information on how to do this.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

  1. Select eSports Rules from a Private Match in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and unlock the options.
  2. Change the settings as per the Insomnia 53 ruleset available here.
  3. Then save each mode into one of the available slots.
  4. When you now sign into an Xbox One at Insomnia 53, these saved game modes will be available in the My Modes menu.

Halo 2 Anniversary

  1. Get the latest ruleset from Roy (Socro)
  2. Ensure these are saved as local files on your account
  3. Then upload all the gametypes through the My Files option on Halo: MCC
  4. When you now sign into an Xbox One at Insomnia 53, these saved game modes will be available in Custom Games.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Ruleset

Please see “Take your custom game modes to LAN” for information on how to have these settings available instantly at the event

General Settings

Pre-Match Timer: 15 Seconds
Pre-Round Timer: 5 Seconds
Dynamic Events: Disabled
Map Scorestreaks: Enabled
Team Switching: Enabled
Spectating: Team Only
Spectating POV: First Person Only
KillCam: Enabled
Mini-Map Radar: Normal
Battle Chatter: Disabled
Announcer: Enabled

Settings

Hardpoint Settings

Time Limit: 10 minutes
Score Limit: 250 Points
Activation Delay: None
Location Order: Normal

Respawn Delay: 2.5 Seconds
Force Respawn: Enabled
Wave Spawn Delay: None
Suicide Penalty: None
Team Kill Penalty: None

Health: Normal
Health Regeneration: Normal
Friendly Fire: Enabled
Number of Lives: Unlimited
Team Kill Kick Limit: Unlimited
Headshots Only: Disabled
Explosive Delay: None
Scorestreak Delay: 10 Seconds

In the case of a draw, the map is to be replayed in it’s entirety.

Search and Destroy Settings

Round Length: 1.5 Minutes
Score Limit: 6 Points
Bomb Timer: 45 Seconds
Plant Time: 5 Seconds
Defuse Time: 7.5 Seconds
Multi Bomb: Disabled
Round Switch: Every Round
Silent Plant: Enabled

Respawn Delay: None
Force Respawn: Enabled
Wave Spawn Delay: None
Suicide Penalty: None
Team Kill Penalty: None

Hardcore Mode: Disabled
Health: Normal
Health Regeneration: Normal
Friendly Fire: Enabled
Number of Lives: 1 Life
Team Kill Kick Limit: Unlimited
Headshots Only: Disabled
Explosive Delay: None
Scorestreak Delay: 10 Seconds

Capture the Flag Settings

Time Limit: 10 minutes
Capture Limit: Unlimited
Winning Condition: Flag Captures
Flag Auto-Return Time: 15 Seconds
Pickup Time: None
Enemy Carrier Kill Icon: Delayed

Respawn Delay: 5 Seconds
Force Respawn: Enabled
Wave Spawn Delay: None
Suicide Penalty: None
Team Kill Penalty: None

Health: Normal
Health Regeneration: Normal
Friendly Fire: Enabled
Number of Lives: Unlimited
Team Kill Kick Limit: Unlimited
Headshots Only: Disabled
Explosive Delay: None
Scorestreak Delay: 10 Seconds

In the case of a draw after overtime, the map is to be replayed in it’s entirety.

Maps

Hardpoint: Bio Lab
Hardpoint: Detroit
Hardpoint: Retreat
Hardpoint: Riot
Hardpoint: Solar

Search and Destroy: Bio Lab
Search and Destroy: Detroit
Search and Destroy: Recovery
Search and Destroy: Riot
Search and Destroy: Solar

Capture the Flag: Ascend
Capture the Flag: Bio Lab
Capture the Flag: Comeback
Capture the Flag: Retreat

Map Rotation
Best of Three: HP SND CTF
Best of Five: HP SND CTF HP SND

Restrictions

Weapons

All Primary Specials
All Secondary Launchers
All Supply Drop Weapons

Attachments

Tracker
Grenade Launcher
Akimbo

Perks

Hardline
Danger Close

EXO Launchers

Tracking Drone
Explosive Drone
Spike Drone
Threat Grenade
Variable Grenade

EXO Abilities

Ping
Cloak
Stim

Scorestreaks

UAV
Aerial Assault Drone
Orbital Care Package
System Hack
Remote Turret

Scorestreaks Modules

Bombing Run Care Package Upgrade
XS1 Goliath Recon
All Support Modules

Wildcards

Bombardier

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Console Tournaments at Insomnia 53 Announced

Multiplay have today announced that Call of Duty: Advanced Warefare and Halo 2: Anniversary tournaments will feature on Xbox One at Insomnia 53 at the Ricoh Arena between the 21st-24th November.

Tickets can be bought on the Insomnia Gaming Festival website, with the Console Esports Ticket costing £65.

Additional information on format will be released in due course.

Initial prize pools are below:

Call of Duty: Advanced Warefare
Prize Pool: £4,000
1st: £2,000
2nd: £1,000
3rd: £600
4th: £400

Halo 2: Anniversary
Prize Pool: £1,200
1st: £600
2nd: £360
3rd: £240