January 21, 2021

Guangzhou Charge signs retired Spitfire Tank Jihun

Overwatch League team Guangzhou Charge announced the signing of Kim “Jihun” Ji-hun for its 2021 esports roster, bringing him back from his early retirement. The London Spitfire’s disappointing results forced the release of its complete roster in October 2020, including Jihun. A few months after that, the Guangzhou Charge showed interest in his profile. This […]

December 23, 2020

New York Excelsior signs 4 DPS players for 2021 OWL

Today, Overwatch League team New York Excelsior announced that it signed four players to the 2021 NYXL esports team. The call has been answered. Please welcome our DPS line: @FEATH5R_OW, @owivy2, @FloraOw02, and @Gwangboong_ow, presented by @TMobile. #EverUpward pic.twitter.com/gtODNz2erz — NYXL (@NYXL) December 22, 2020 NYXL Players Usually a dominant team, the 2020 season wasn’t […]

December 17, 2020

Kanezaka map added in Overwatch PTR and Overwatch 2 update

Blizzard revealed the latest addition to Overwatch today with Kanezaka, a new free-for-all map already on the PTR. Additionally, Game Director Jeff Kaplan shared some updates on the year roundup and the next news on Overwatch 2. ✅ Picturesque View 📸✅ Rich History 🏯✅ Seedy Nightlcub 🎶✅ Cat Cafe 🐈 What are you waiting for? […]

December 12, 2020

Houston Outlaws first to sign collegiate player Joobi to OWL

Overwatch League team Houston Outlaws announced the signing of 17-year-old collegiate player Enrique “Joobi” Triana to the 2021 team, also making it the first OWL team to add someone straight from collegiate esports. Our eyes are on the future and the Outlaws have gone back-to-school for our next recruit. Please give a Texas-sized welcome to […]

December 4, 2020

LA Valiant announces Overwatch esports Winter Ball

As the Overwatch League continues its off-season, fans can look forward to some esports action next weekend. Overwatch League team LA Valiant announced their Valiant Winter Ball today. The event will feature numerous activities, including a competitive showmatch featuring four OWL teams. Not only will this event be entertaining for viewers, but it should give […]

November 12, 2020

Immortal Gaming Club may sell OWL team LA Valiant

A report stated that Immortals Gaming Club is looking to sell its Overwatch League team, the Los Angeles Valiant, after selling Call of Duty League team OpTic Gaming to “H3CZ.” Immortals Gaming Club expressed the wish to rethink its resource allocation, especially in this business environment. The organization wants to shift its focus from expensive […]

November 5, 2020

Overwatch Contenders 2020 Gauntlet moves online

Blizzard has revealed details of the 2020 Overwatch Contenders gauntlet that will feature four regional competitions to determine the best esports teams from each region. This year’s Contender Gauntlet will take place online, announced Blizzard in the official announcement. Overwatch Contenders 2020 Gauntlet The Contenders gauntlet will take place online in four regions: Asia, South […]

October 29, 2020

Latest Overwatch update patches Sombra

The latest Overwatch update focuses on providing a better experience for players. Among the many bugs fixed are some related to the hero Sombra. Even though Overwatch 2 comes soon, Blizzard still takes the time to patch the first title. This month, the developers focused on improving the playability of some characters. As a result, […]

October 23, 2020

2020 Overwatch League sees major viewership drop

After the 2020 Overwatch League ended nearly two weeks ago with a big victory from champion team Francisco Shock, Esports Charts revealed interesting viewership data for the OWL. When it comes to average viewers, Overwatch League saw about 46 thousand average viewers in 2020 compared to about 120 thousand viewers in 2019. Viewership comparison of […]

October 21, 2020

Boston Uprising extends contracts to 4 players

Overwatch League team Boston Uprising just unveiled the first part of its plan, Building Boston Up. To create a successful team, an Overwatch esports organization needs to have good foundations, so Boston resigned four of its veterans. After a rough couple of years, it would not be that much of a surprise to see players […]