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London Spitfire Wins Overwatch League Stage 1: What To Expect In Stage 2 And Season 2

The London Spitfire mounted an enormous comeback against the New York Excelsior to win stage one of the Overwatch League season one. Viewers are now looking forward to stage two, but Blizzard is already planning for Overwatch League season two.

Video Games February 12, 2018

Overwatch League's First Ever Female Pro Player Could Be Geguri

The 'Overwatch' League is rumored to get its first professional female player soon. Geguri, a South Korean Zarya player is reportedly in talks with the Shanghai Dragons.

Video Games February 7, 2018

Overwatch League Pro Suspended For Homophobic Slur: 'Overwatch' Toxic Problem Back In Spotlight

Overwatch League player Felix 'xQc' Lengyel of the Dallas Fuel was suspended for launching a homophobic slur against Austin 'Muma' Wilmot of the Houston Outlaws. The incident brings the spotlight back on the toxicity of 'Overwatch.'

Video Games January 22, 2018

Blizzard World Map Coming To ‘Overwatch’ On Jan. 23: Things You Should Know About The Theme Park

Blizzard Entertainment recently announced on Twitter the release date of the new Blizzard World map for ‘Overwatch.’ It appears that players can already get it this Jan.23.

Video Games January 17, 2018

Overwatch League Launch Peaked At More Than 400,000 Viewers On Twitch: Will It Stay This Popular?

The peak number of Twitch viewers for the Overwatch League launch day reached over 415,000, much higher than expected. The question now is whether the groundbreaking eSports league will maintain its popularity as the first season goes on.

Video Games January 12, 2018

Overwatch Update Includes League Skins For Every Character

Overwatch League has begun and Blizzard has released an update to let gamers further show their spirit. In the latest update, league skins have been added for every character.

Video Games January 10, 2018

Overwatch Developer Update 2018: New Video Promises Expanded Events And More

"Overwatch" director Jeff Kaplan looks back at the title in 2017 and gives gamers a glimpse into what is coming in 2018.

Video Games January 2, 2018

You Will Be Able To Buy Overwatch League Skins To Support Your Favorite Team, But There's A Catch

Fans of the 12 Overwatch League teams will be able to buy the team skins, said commissioner Nate Nanzer. However, purchasing Overwatch League team skins will work in a different way compared to buying regular 'Overwatch' skins.

Video Games December 5, 2017

Overwatch League Player Suspended Mid-Match: What's Wrong With The 'Overwatch' Reporting System?

A professional 'Overwatch' player was suspended while streaming a match for an apparent case of false reporting. The Dallas Fuel member reported other players, but he was the one who was punished.

Video Games November 19, 2017

Overwatch League Schedule Explained: Here's What To Expect In Season 1

The Overwatch League Season One will start on Jan.10, 2018. Blizzard has now revealed how the matches in the eSports tournament will play out, as the 12 teams battle for the $1 million grand prize.

Video Games November 5, 2017

The 12 Teams Of Overwatch League Are Locked In: Season 1 Action Starts In January

The last three teams have joined the Overwatch League roster to take the total count to 12 teams. The preseason will start in December, and the inaugural season will officially launch in January.

Video Games September 21, 2017

A 17-Year-Old 'Overwatch' Pro Just Signed A $150,000 Overwatch League Contract

NRG Esports signed Jay Won, one of the best 'Overwatch' players in North America, to a $150,000 Overwatch League contract. The amount does not yet include his share from the bonuses that the team can earn.

Video Games September 3, 2017

Need A Reason To Jump Into Professional eSports? Here's The Overwatch League Salary For Players

Blizzard revealed the salaries that gamers will earn in the inaugural season of the Overwatch League. Skilled 'Overwatch' players looking to take their game to the next level should definitely think about trying out for one of the teams.

Video Games July 26, 2017

Blizzard To Launch 'Overwatch' Contenders This Summer: How Is It Different From The 'Overwatch' League?

This summer, Blizzard will launch 'Overwatch' Contenders, a developmental league for aspiring 'Overwatch' League professional players. The tournament offers cash prizes, and perhaps more importantly, the chance to be noticed by eSports teams.

Video Games May 23, 2017

Blizzard Fires Back At 'Overwatch' eSports League Controversy: Is The Franchise Fee For A Team Really $20 Million?

ESPN claimed that Blizzard is struggling to attract teams to join the Overwatch League, primarily because the franchise fee is a whopping $20 million. Blizzard has released a statement to fire back at the controversial report.

Video Games May 12, 2017

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