The ESL Meisterschaft as of this season is recognized as one of the leagues that will take over after the cancellation of the EU Challenger Series. The ESL Meisterschaft will seed in the team from Germany in the European Cup which will take place in April this year.

The league will feature 10 teams that will play in a league spanning from the 31st of January to the 18th of March, after the regular season is finished the top four teams will go into playoffs where they in addition to the prize money, they will be playing for the German seed to the European cup.