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 […]

May 19, 2020

OWL roster changes for Hangzhou Spark and San Francisco Shock

As Season 3 of Overwatch League continues on despite the pandemic, the Vancouver Titans aren’t the only ones dealing with roster changes. Following the London Spitfire versus Hangzhou Spark game on May 17, resulting in a victory for the latter, Hangzhou Spark and San Francisco Shock posted some major announcements. These Overwatch League roster changes […]

May 7, 2020

Overwatch’s Vancouver Titans make drastic changes

Vancouver Titans recently made major repairs to their roster by purging out each Overwatch League player and coaches. A new source reports that the 2019 runners-ups will sign a whole new team for the 2020 season. On May 6, in a letter to fans, Tim Holloway, the esports director, announced the release of their entire […]

March 12, 2020

The Coronavirus Could Be More Than Just a Setback for the OWL and E3

The Coronavirus is officially a pandemic according to the World Health Organization. Countries around the world are scrambling to figure out proper responses to the disease that has infected over 125,000 and killed nearly 5,000 people. In esports, there have been extensive ramifications for many leagues, teams and tournaments. League of Legends has seen play […]

November 21, 2019

Path to Pro: Overwatch

Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch League has rapidly become a prominent titan within the esports scene. The heavily funded franchise league is host to the highest level of international Overwatch competition found anywhere in the world.  OWL’s highly televised matches have created massive fan followings, turning players and teams into esports celebrities. Professional players enjoy contracts with […]

November 21, 2019

Overwatch League Off-Season is full of Changes

Nov 15 has come and gone which means that each Overwatch League team is now required to have eight players under contract, and all players who are unsigned are free agents. Overwatch has a sign and trade deadline set for June 15, 2020, but there have already been plenty of big changes over the off-season. […]