Call of Duty players will join skateboarders, BMX riders, rally drivers and more this year at X Games for eSport's first appearance in ESPN's alternative sports competition. Major League Gaming X Games Invitational will invite eight of the world's top Call of Duty teams to compete in a three day tournament for X Games medals.

The full competition will be shown at MLG.tv while ESPN and ABC will air highlights during the X Games telecasts. Major League Gaming has made a number of big moves lately including the building of the world's first eSports arena off the coast of gambling destination Macau. The X Games will take place in Austin, Texas June 5-8.

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[via GamesIndustry]