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Overwatch League playoff apparel now available

Capture playoff history with Overwatch League playoff-edition jerseys and T-shirts—now on sale at the Blizzard Gear Store Europe. The jerseys are available for each of the six teams that qualified for the Overwatch League inaugural postseason: Boston Uprising, Los Angeles Gladiators, Los Angeles Valiant, London Spitfire, New York Excelsior, and Philadelphia Fusion. Each jersey features a custom playoffs patch on...

Overwatch League, London Spitfire and Philadelphia Fusion advance to the semis

The Overwatch League’s quarterfinals matches ended today at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles, with the London Spitfire defeating the Los Angeles Gladiators following the Philadelphia Fusion’s defeat of the Boston Uprising on Friday. Battling in a best-of-three series, the Spitfire took down the Gladiators 2-1, clinching a spot in the semifinals. On Friday night, the first series finished with the Philadelphia...

Seoul Dynasty (Overwatch League) strike deal with pH-1 and DaviDior

Overwatch League team Seoul Dynasty have partnered with renowned Korean-American musicians pH-1 and DaviDior to produce an exclusive walk-on song for the team. Showcasing the convergence of gaming, music, and entertainment culture, this initiative from the Seoul Dynasty meshes esports with the worldwide Hallyu phenomenon. “pH-1 and DaviDior are both incredible musicians, and when we learned that they were fans...

Overwatch, ‘Contenders’ details for season 2

Contenders Trials is in full swing, and the best teams from Open Division are throwing down against relegated Season One competitors for the right to represent their regions in Contenders Season Two. For some teams, Season Two will be a first effort at Contenders-level play. For others, it’ll mean the opportunity to keep on winning and building names for themselves...

British Hurricane wins Overwatch Contenders Europe Season 1

The Overwatch Contenders Europe Season 1 Finals wrapped up in dramatic fashion last night, with British Hurricane defeating Team Gigantti at Alvernia Planet in Poland. The best-of-seven series went to the wire, before Hurricane—the London Spitfire Academy Team—emerged 4-3 winners to take home the $30,000 USD first-place prize. The newly-crowned European champions kept their winning run alive in the Atlantic...

Overwatch League, Grand finals in Brooklyn in July 2018

The Grand Finals for the inaugural season of the Overwatch League, which will determine the champions of the world’s first global city-based esports league, will be held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, over July 27–28, 2018. Following the end of the Overwatch League regular season on Sunday, June 17, the postseason will begin with a field of six...

Watch Overwatch League Match Rebroadcasts

Blizzard Entertainment There’s more than a week left before the Overwatch League Stage 3 Finals, and we’ve already been treated to a host of epic clashes, shocking upsets, and rivalry showdowns. In case you missed any of the amazing action along the way—or want to see it again—we’ve got you covered with a full slate of rebroadcasts. Following each live...

Overwatch League – Top 5 Plays: Stage 3, Week 3

Overwatch League – Blizzard Entertainment Check out the amazing action in our Top 5 Plays of Stage 3, Week 3: Chipshajen goes on the attack with Mercy, Hydration punishes NYXL with a mighty Dragonblade, HaGoPeun dishes deadly orbs on the Uprising, Pine on Widowmaker drops four Gladiators in rapid succession, and Fissure takes Winston to new heights to wipe out...

Overwatch League – Stage 3 Finals Probabilities

Emerald Gao, Blizzard Entertainment New stage, new rules. For the first time, the Overwatch League Stage Finals will feature the top four teams in the standings—which means more fun with numbers as we try to anticipate who will make the cut for the big showdown on Sunday, May 6, when the Stage 3 winner is crowned. Don’t Miss Out! Tickets...

Overwatch League – Best of Watchpoint: Stage 3, Week 3

By Blizzard Entertainment – Overwatch League This week the Watchpoint gang breaks down the Fuel’s decision to part ways with Rascal and KyKy. Then we hear from tank Minseok “OGE” Son on how he’s fitting in with his teammates and helping turn it around in Dallas. And finally, Jin-Woo “Gambler” Heo talks about his expanded role as a shot-caller for...

Overwatch League – Top 5 Plays: Stage 3, Week 2

By Blizzard Entertainment Check out the amazing action in Overwatch League – Top 5 Plays of Stage 3, Week 2: Unkoe makes the Dynasty cry “uncle” with his Zenyatta play, Ark’s Mercy helps clean up the point, Jake runs over three Excelsior players with a well-timed RIP-tire, Sinatraa opens up a can of Doomfist on the Valiant, and Pine goes...

Overwatch League – Top 5 Plays: Stage 3, Week 1

Overwatch League – By Blizzard Entertainment   Tobi shows (no) Mercy, no one puts Geguri’s baby D.Va in a corner, Muma has no time for Tranquility, Saebyeolbe sticks where it counts, and Danteh takes a leisurely ride through Junkertown: these are your top 5 plays of Overwatch League Stage 3, Week 1!  

Overwatch Contenders Playoffs Incoming

By Amelia Savery, Blizzard Entertainment While the Overwatch League rages on, the Path to Pro has been running alongside it, as up-and-coming talent jostle for the spotlight. With 12 teams per region, including Overwatch League Academy teams, Contenders North America and Europe have just concluded their first regular season of the year. Read on for a look at the first-round...

Overwatch League rosters will be locked After April 3, 2018

Overwatch League Since January 22, when the player signing window opened, many of the Overwatch League’s 12 teams have made roster moves to strengthen their line-ups. This included the first player-for-player trade in league history earlier this week, as Dallas and the Los Angeles Valiant swapped supports. Tonight, the player signing/transfer window will reach its conclusion at 11:59 p.m. PDT,...

Overwatch league – Expanding the Stage Finals

By Blizzard Entertainment Love the drama of Stage Finals Sunday? Wish you could get even more quality Overwatch League action? So do we. That’s why, starting in Stage 3, we’re making a few changes to offer up even more incredible competitive moments. The top four teams will now qualify for the Stage Playoffs, expanded from three teams. This will give...