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Overwatch League 2019 Team Preview: Los Angeles Gladiators

By Blizzard Entertainment Los Angeles Gladiators Joined Overwatch League: July 2017 Division: Pacific 2018 Recap The Gladiators fielded an opening-day roster stocked with strong international talent, but the mix wasn’t initially a recipe for success as the team sputtered to a 4-6 record in Stage 1—during which they were shutout four times and lost the first-ever Battle for LA against...

Overwatch League 2019 Team Preview: Dallas Fuel

By Blizzard Entertainment DALLAS FUEL Joined Overwatch League: September 2017 Division: Pacific Academy Team: Team Envy 2018 RECAP The Fuel’s opening-day roster was one of the Overwatch League’s most diverse lineups, with players hailing from eight countries. With a wealth of talent and strong organizational experience, the team entered the season with high expectations that were not met during a...

Overwatch League 2019 Team Preview: Guangzhou Charge

By Blizzard Entertainment GUANGZHOU CHARGE Joined Overwatch League: August 2018 Division: Pacific MEET THE CHARGE We asked General Manager Ethan Liu and Chief Operating Officer Eddy Meng to tell us more about the team: What makes your team stand out from other sports/esports teams in your market?  Despite being a Chinese team, we have an uncommon vision of building an...

Overwatch League 2019 Team Preview: Paris Eternal

By Blizzard Entertainment Paris Eternal Joined Overwatch League: September 2018 Division: Atlantic Meet the Eternal We asked Eternal general manager Michael De Wit to tell us more about the team. What makes your team stand out from other sports/esports teams in your market? We’re thrilled to be the only Paris-based esports franchise in the premier esports league in the world....

Overwatch League 2019 Team Preview: Toronto Defiant

TORONTO DEFIANT Joined Overwatch League: September 2018 Division: Atlantic MEET THE DEFIANT We asked Toronto general manager Jaesun Won to tell us more about the team: What makes your team stand out from other sports/esports teams in your market? Like all teams, we put in the work. But we’d never say, “We put in more time or work harder than...

Overwatch League 2019 Team Preview: New York Excelsior

By Blizzard Entertainment New York Excelsior Joined Overwatch League: July 2017 Division: Atlantic Academy Team: XL2 2018 Recap New York’s roster found immediate success in the Overwatch League. On the strength of a roster loaded with All-Star-caliber players, the NYXL posted a 7-3 record in Stage 1 before losing to London in the Stage Finals. The team bounced back from...

Overwatch league 2019 Team Preview: London Spitfire

Blizzard Entertainment LONDON SPITFIRE Joined Overwatch League: August 2017 Division: Atlantic Academy Team: British Hurricane 2018 RECAP Heading into the 2018 Overwatch League season, the Spitfire were one of the preseason favorites to win the championship. Bolstered by the strength, flexibility, and experience of its roster, London got off to a strong start in Stage 1 with a 7-3 record...

Overwatch league 2019 Team Preview: Houston Outlaws

By Blizzard Entertainment Houston Outlaws Joined Overwatch League: September 2017 Division: Atlantic 2018 Recap While there was plenty of talent on the Outlaws roster last season, a lack of consistency throughout the season proved challenging. In Stage 1, the team looked like a legitimate contender, posting a 7-3 record and reaching the Stage Finals, where they lost to London in...

Overwatch League 2019 Team Preview: Florida Mayhem

By Blizzard Entertainment Florida Mayhem Joined Overwatch League: July 2017 Division: Atlantic Academy Team: Mayhem Academy 2018 Recap Starting off with a core roster comprised of former Misfits players, the Mayhem got off to a rocky start in the first season of the Overwatch League. During Stage 1, the Mayhem suffered six shutouts and won just once, against Shanghai—the league’s...

Overwatch League – 2019 Team Preview: Boston Uprising

By Blizzard Entertainment To help get you ready for the 2019 Overwatch League season, we’ve assembled previews for all 20 teams. BOSTON UPRISING Joined Overwatch League: July 2017 Division: Atlantic Academy Team: Uprising Academy 2018 RECAP Boston’s roster was originally constructed with the idea of assembling players that are coachable and aligned on winning as a team. Boasting an international...

Vancouver Titans, Latest Overwatch League team unveiled

The Aquilini Group is proud to present Vancouver’s new esports team: the Vancouver Titans of the Overwatch League. The team’s visual identity takes on a local feel, highlighting colors, geographical elements, and folklore associated with the West Coast. The team’s roster, management, and branding were officially unveiled today at Rogers Arena before thousands of fans watching the National Hockey League...

Washington Justice – Washington, DC’s Overwatch League Team

Washington Esports Ventures, led by businessman, investor, and entrepreneur Mark Ein, announced the official name and identity for Washington, DC’s new esports team in the Overwatch LeagueTM—the Washington JusticeTM. Along with the name reveal, Washington Esports Ventures revealed the new Washington Justice logo and official team colors of red, white, and blue. “Justice is a universal value and the perfect name for a franchise that we hope...

Overwatch League, New Team is Paris Eternal

DM-Esports announced the brand identity of the Paris-based franchise of the Overwatch League – the premier global esports league with city-based teams. The team has been named Paris Eternal, and its logo was unveiled at an event today in Paris.“We are thrilled to reveal the Paris Eternal brand to Overwatch fans in France, throughout Europe, and around the globe,” said...

Overwatch Contenders returns 2019

Blizzard Entertainment It’s been a historic year for Overwatch Contenders. We’ve gone from two regions to seven, identified countless standout individuals both in and out of game, and continued to follow the stories of names we’ve known since the inception of competitive Overwatch. We’ve seen stomps, we’ve seen upsets—we’ve even seen Torbjörn. While we wait to see what the third...

Overwatch League adds six more teams

The Overwatch LeagueTM is expanding again. Last month, franchises representing Atlanta and Guangzhou joined the Overwatch League, and now six more new teams—Chengdu, Hangzhou, Paris, Toronto, Vancouver, and Washington, D.C.—will compete for the 2019 Overwatch League championship. With a roster of 20 total teams—nine of them outside of the United States—the Overwatch League has further strengthened its position as the...