May 3, 2021

Overwatch League May Melee final weekend details

After multiple weeks of qualifier matches and regional knockouts, the Overwatch League (OWL) May Melee Tournament final weekend is right around the corner. The main stage will see four of the best Overwatch esports teams compete for a share of the massive $225 thousand prize pool. Lasting three eventful days, the competition runs from May […]

April 20, 2021

Jeff Kaplan leaves Blizzard Entertainment

Blizzard Entertainment announced today that its Overwatch director and long-standing face of the game, Jeff Kaplan, will leave the company. In his place, Aaron Keller, Blizzard veteran and Overwatch founding member will step up as the new game director. Help us thank Jeff Kaplan for being the Mercy to our Genji. Thank you for always […]

April 17, 2021

Overwatch League 2021 Day 1 Recap

After many months of waiting in the Overwatch League offseason, esports is back and Day 1 of 2021 OWL saw big winners in today’s teams. OWL Day 1 Today’s games started with a showdown between the two Texas-based teams. Houston Outlaws and Dallas Fuel played each other in a heated five-map series. Houston took the […]

April 14, 2021

Overwatch League to host Live Events in China for 2021

Overwatch League just made public its plan to restore live esports events in China for its 2021 season. OWL has worked with Chinese authorities to make it possible for fans to enjoy live esports again. They are clearly not going to represent the majority of Overwatch League play but it is still a step towards […]

March 18, 2021

LA Valiant reveals Overwatch League 2021 Roster

The Los Angeles Valiant revealed the entirety of its Overwatch League (OWL) esports roster for the 2021 season. Among these players are both experienced veterans and high potential prospects. After the team announced its move to the Asia Pacific region of the Overwatch League, the backlash was hard. Along with it, LA Valiant released its […]

March 16, 2021

Overwatch Flash Ops Experimental Card Tournament

Overwatch’s Experimental Card Tournament, a unique esports competition that takes tentative PTR changes into a $40 thousand prize pool Flash Ops event, has finally been decided by a panel of professional players and influencers. The panel is over, let the experimentation begin 🔬 Check here for all of the details around the Experimental Card Tournament […]

March 15, 2021

Kevin Durant invests in Andbox, NYXL and Subliners

NBA Brooklyn Nets basketball player Kevin Durant just invested in Andbox, the ownership group for Overwatch League’s New York Excelsior and Call of Duty League’s New York Subliners, further cementing the link between sports and esports. Proud to announce our newest investment in @andbox_official @subliners to continue the growth of esports in New York and beyond […]

March 10, 2021

Washington Justice reveals new DC facility

Overwatch League (OWL) esports team Washington Justice just revealed their new state-of-the-art team facility in D.C. 𝗪𝗘'𝗥𝗘 𝗛𝗢𝗠𝗘 🏠 We're excited to announce that we've moved into our new facility in the heart of downtown DC! Our new HQ will offer our players an unparalleled competitive environment while offering fans more ways to interact!#JusticeIsServed — […]

March 9, 2021

Overwatch PachiMarchi Challenge celebrates Pachimari

Overwatch takes an adorable jump into its newest event today, the PachiMarchi Challenge. In celebration of the half-onion, half-octopus Pachimari, a character seen in the Overwatch universe, players can earn new rewards from March 9 to 22. Among those rewards is an Epic skin for Roadhog showing his endless love for Pachimari, as well as […]

February 20, 2021

BlizzConline, new Overwatch 2 updates, and Sojourn

Video game giant Blizzard held Blizzcon, its major annual conference, today in an online format. Calling it BlizzConline, the event gave more updates to Overwatch 2 and announced Sojourn, a new character. ICYMI – everything you need to know about #BlizzConline Day 1. pic.twitter.com/N2Kiw5kZma — Blizzard Entertainment (@Blizzard_Ent) February 20, 2021 BlizzConline 2021 Today’s event […]