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Overwatch League Announces A New Summer Showdown Tournament

Overwatch League Announces A New Summer Showdown Tournament

Blizzard has released details today about a new set of games for the Overwatch League as they launch a new Summer Showdown Tournament For the next four weeks, the league will be holding a set of regional tournaments that will operate like the May Melee did, only held online due to the COVID-19 outbreak Starting[...]

Overwatch League Signs a New Presenting Sponsor Deal With Xfinity

Overwatch League Signs a New Presenting Sponsor Deal With Xfinity

Headed into the weekend, the Overwatch League announced a sort of renewed partnership between themselves and Xfinity The deal has them as the "Preferred Internet Service Provider" of the League in North America and the presenting sponsor of “Overwatch League Online Play” on the League’s English broadcast feed This is basically an expansion on their[...]

Overwatch Leagues Boston Uprising Kicks Mouffin Following Allegations

Overwatch League's Boston Uprising Kicks Mouffin Following Allegations

The Overwatch League's Boston Uprising has officially released Walid “Mouffin” Bassal over the weekend after allegations of sexual misconduct This story goes back to late March where Twitch streamer KhaleesiBB took to Twitter to post a TwitLonger message about Mouffin In the post, she alleged that he had a history of soliciting women and sending[...]

Overwatch League Cancels March &#038 April 2020 Events

"Overwatch" League Cancels March & April 2020 Events

The Overwatch League has officially canceled their events taking place in March and April 2020, effectively ending six weeks of competition mid-season Blizzard sent out the information below on their website, letting players and fans know of their decision, effective immediately There's no word yet as to whether or not those dates will be rescheduled[...]

Overwatch League Moves Canceled China Matches To South Korea

"Overwatch" League Moves Canceled China Matches To South Korea

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in China, several esports leagues have had to change plans, including the Overwatch League The league itself took season three around the globe and set up home games in every market with a team Which is a slight problem for the three teams in Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Hangzhou[...]

The Overwatch League Gets New Jersey Kits From Jeff Staple

The "Overwatch" League Gets New Jersey Kits From Jeff Staple

The Overwatch League is getting a bit of a redesign when it comes to their jerseys as they have received new kits in collaboration with Jeff Staple According to the information they released today about these new designs, they were created with player feedback for a look and feel that’s unique Both for traditional sports[...]

Activision Blizzard &#038 Google Announces Multi-Year Strategic Relationship

Activision Blizzard & Google Announces Multi-Year "Strategic Relationship"

This includes all their live events going forwards including the Overwatch League, Call of Duty League, Hearthstone Esports, and more This means those of you who were enjoying watching it on Twitch will now have to switch over to YouTube moving forward, starting with the inaugural CoD League launch this weekend We have some quotes[...]

Overwatch Leagues Houston Outlaws Relocate Their Training Facility

Overwatch League's Houston Outlaws Relocate Their Training Facility

The Overwatch League's Houston Outlaws are relocating their training facility in Houston after neighbors complained about the team Apparently, the location of the training facility was a rather fancy house, located in the Woodlands area of Houston Essentially, a really rich neighborhood with million-dollar homes and people who basically live there for privacy Neighbors complained[...]

Overwatch League Moves Two Desk Personalities To Commentary

Overwatch League Moves Two Desk Personalities To Commentary

With people seemingly leaving the Overwatch League left and right, the league has decided to do some shifting of personnel for Season Three Over the past week, we've talked about three personalities who have departed now that their contracts are up As the league will apparently now be moving on without Christopher “MonteCristo” Mykles, Erik[...]

A Second Talent Leaves As Another Questions The Overwatch League

A Second Talent Leaves As Another Questions The Overwatch League

This is not the best week for the Overwatch League, as yet another personality has announced their departure, while another talent questions the direction First off, Chris Puckett, who served as the primary host for the League's broadcasts, announced today on Twitter that he is no longer employed by the League He let fans know[...]

Esports Broadcaster MonteCristo Announces Overwatch League Departure

Esports Broadcaster MonteCristo Announces Overwatch League Departure

When the third season of the Overwatch League kicks in, it will be missing a familiar voice as Christopher “MonteCristo” Mykles has left Mykles has had a pretty lengthy esports career, first by forming the team Renegades and making them a powerhouse organization He also was the coach for Counter Logic before transitioning into broadcasting[...]

The Overwatch League Fined Fissure $3K For Information Leak

The Overwatch League Fined Fissure $3K For Information Leak

Some interesting news came out this week about a fine the Overwatch League issued on a player for a leak they made while not in the league Former retired player Baek “Fissure” Chan-hyung announced he was returning to the League and would be joining the Vancouver Titans Fissure had previously played for the Seoul Dynasty,[...]

Overwatch Leagues Boston Uprising Make Multiple Coaching Changes

Overwatch League's Boston Uprising Make Multiple Coaching Changes

After a dismal season in the Overwatch League, the Boston Uprising has announced multiple coaching changes headed into 2020 The team had a win/loss record of only 8-20 in regular-season games during the 2019 season, and finished 19th of 20 teams with only the Florida Mayhem doing worse Because of that, word came down today[...]

San Francisco Shock Win Overwatch Leagues 2019 Championship

San Francisco Shock Win Overwatch League's 2019 Championship

Capping off the second season of the Overwatch League, the San Francisco Shock went head-t0-head against the Vancouver Titans this afternoon Both teams have pretty much been running the Pacific Division, so much so that their dominance killed any Atlantic Division team's chances of making it to the end The two collided in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania[...]

Vancouver &#038 New York Advance To Overwatch League Postseason

Vancouver & New York Advance To Overwatch League Postseason

The Overwatch League will have a new champion for 2019 no matter what the outcome, and we now know two of the teams vying for the championship After this weekend's matchups we now know that the Vancouver Titans and the New York Excelsior will be moving on into the grand finals bracket for a shot[...]

Overwatch League Releases Their 2020 Seasonal Schedule

Overwatch League Releases Their 2020 Seasonal Schedule

Blizzard has released the 2020 schedule for the regular season of the Overwatch League, and confirms some news we kinda knew was coming The schedule shows that there will be multiple games taking place during the week, being held in two specific locations each week with a schedule that will swap back and forth between[...]

Overwatch League Announces Plans For The 2020 Season

Overwatch League Announces Plans For The 2020 Season

While we're looking to see what will happen for the final two stages of 2019, the Overwatch League decided to announce their upcoming plans for 2020 First up, the league will be splitting into four divisions with five teams a piece in each Which means if the league ever expands again, which we're thinking they[...]

The Shanghai Dragons Take Stage 3 In The 2019 Overwatch League

The Shanghai Dragons Take Stage 3 In The 2019 Overwatch League

that's a headline I didn't think I'd be writing this year, as the Shanghai Dragons have conquered Stage 3 of the Overwatch League Over the past few days, the league has been holding the brackets for the Stage 3 playoffs at the Blizzard Arena The Dragons managed to overcome the biggest threat in the league,[...]

Overwatch League Commissioner Nanzer is Moving to Epic Games

Overwatch League Commissioner Nanzer is Moving to Epic Games

It appears that the Overwatch League is losing one of its key members as Commissioner Nate Nezner is leaving the OWL to go on and oversee esports competitions for Epic Games Which is a fantastic move for Epic, as Fortnite doesn't exactly have a centralized esports league And it needed one last year.Nanzer announced his split with Overwatch[...]

Overwatch Leagues Boston Upising Sign Zion Persia Yang

Overwatch League's Boston Upising Sign Zion "Persia" Yang

In a rather interesting move today from the Boston Uprising, the team announced a new signee to the Overwatch League with Zion "Persia" Yang Yang is a South Korean player who broke into the League through the Pacific division of the Contenders League, where he was a member of the Talon Esports team that finished[...]