This weekend concluded the final event of the 2018 HCS season Halo Championship Series Finals 2018. In the grand finals TOX Gaming defeated Team Reciprocity with the 4-0 score, receiving $120,000 in prize money.
In the playoffs stage TOX Gaming defeated Mentality Esports (3:1) in the quarterfinals and Renegades (3:2) in the semifinals, but lost to Team Reciprocity (3:4) in the Winners Bracket finals. In the lower bracket the North American team faced Renegades once again, this time finishing the series with the 3-1 score in their favour. In the grand finals TOX Gaming avenged their previous loss and managed to win the best-of-seven series without losing a single map.
The event was held on November 16-18th at Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, United States. Overall the tournament featured 73 teams, including ones from the open bracket. They competed for the $300,000 prize pool. Halo Championship Series Finals 2018 was the final HCS event for Halo 5.
|5th-6th||$13,000||Anaheim Pirates, Excelerate Gaming|
|7th-8th||$7,000||Mentality Esports, Elevate|
|9th-12th||$3,000||Lux Gaming, Shock The World, Str8 Rippin, Trifecta|